Community Events

Upcoming Community Events

Memorial Altar: "Emerging from Darkness"
01/17/2021 - 04/01/2021 - 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
EMERGING FROM DARKNESS: MAKING SPACE FOR GRIEF An installation to honor personal, community, national and global loss We welcome you to visit Freedom Square, at the corner of 101st St. [...]
People's Health Sanctuary presents: Dying with Dignity with Corinne Carey
03/19/2021 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Click here to register for this event. As a result of COVID-19, far too many New Yorkers have been forced to confront death, spurring what used to be uncomfortable, avoidable [...]

Past Community Events

People's Health Sanctuary presents: Community Forum to Address Capital Region Health System Merger
03/04/2021 - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
This event is over but, thanks to the magic of Sanctuary TV, you can watch the video here.  The Zoom chat window is here. In October 2020, the Albany Times [...]
Black History: Capital Region Youth Rise Up!
02/27/2021 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Exploring the minds of youth in the Black History that they are part of and continue to create.  Learn from the voices and vision of our younger generations, as they [...]
Clearing the Air in Coeymans: Community Forum on Clean Air vs. Tire Burning
02/09/2021 - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
This event is over, but you can see the video here and the chat window here! Lafarge/Holcim wants to burn millions of tires every year at their Ravena cement plant [...]
Stretched Thin: The Grief of Traumatic Loss with Lisa Good/ Urban Grief
02/05/2021 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
We are individually and collectively being bombarded with grief and traumatic losses. The repetitive losses and cumulative grief in conjunction with the social restrictions associated with COVID19 have stretched social [...]
MLK Holiday Labor and Community Celebration: Rise Up! The Struggle Continues...

01/18/2021 - 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
The theme of 2021's twenty-second Capital District MLK Holiday Labor and Community Celebration was "Rise Up! The Struggle Continues..."  The virtual event is over now, but you can watch the [...]
Water Justice: Youth future
12/12/2020 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This event is over but you can find video documentation here. On Day 2 of the Water Justice Confluence, meet Water Justice Lab’s environmental mentor Sachem HawkStorm, hereditary sachem (chief) [...]
Water Justice: Echoes from Lock One
12/11/2020 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This event is over but you can find video documentation here! Water Justice Lab in North Troy, NY hosts “confluence” virtual gatherings with youth environmental justice advocates throughout communities in [...]
People's Health Sanctuary presents: End-of-Life in the Age of Covid
12/04/2020 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The event is over, but you can watch the video here!  And here's the chat window from the workshop! In the midst of unprecedented personal, national and global oppression, suffering [...]
Norlite Town Hall Meeting III: Signature Edition
11/10/2020 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT AND GET THE ZOOM INFORMATION BY CLICKING HERE. The "Norlite Bill" (Senate bill 7880B / Assembly bill 9952B) would permanently ban Norlite LLC from burning AFFF, [...]
Free Rides to Polls at Freedom Square
10/28/2020 - 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
"Did you know you can vote early in New York State this year?"
 There will be free rides across the street from Freedom Square! RENSSELAER COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS EARLY [...]
Lawn (Re)Disturbance Laboratory Sound Walk
10/20/2020 - 11/20/2020 - 12:00 am
Unearthing to Rewild, Remember, Look Forward What kind of biodiversity can lawn ecosystems support? This fall, Lawn Lab offers a meditative audio tour for slowing down and tuning in to [...]
NYS Assembly District 107 Candidate Forum
09/30/2020 - 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Join us and the League of Women Voters of Rensselaer County at the free online Candidate Forum for the position of New York State Assembly District 107 Legislator. Click here [...]
Let the People Decide Town Hall
09/25/2020 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The struggle over voting rights is headline news but, as this film shows, the fight goes back generations.
Black August People's Clinic
08/21/2020 - 5:00 am - 8:00 pm
Activities • Community Resources • Protest Safety • COVID-19 Safety
• Water Justice Info • Collard City Growers • Herbal Remedies Co-Sponsors People's Health Sanctuary/ NATURE Lab I am Negrx Urban [...]
Norlite Town Hall Meeting II: The Sequel
07/23/2020 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Click here to register for the free virtual Town Hall Meeting: This time, our panelists will include Jane Williams from the National Sierra Club Clean Air Team; Sean Mahar, [...]
Norlite Town Hall Meeting
06/22/2020 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join Cohoes Mayor William T. Keeler, longtime Saratoga Sites apartment resident Joe Ritchie, Dr. David Carpenter of the Albany School of Public Health, Dr. David Bond from Bennington College, and [...]
Health Autonomy Clinic: Addressing Social Disparities and the Crisis
06/02/2020 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for a Health Autonomy Clinic focused on social disparities and the crisis, ways that POC communities/oppressed/marginalized communities are being affected, and programs and resources caring for essential workers, [...]
PREMIERE! Virtual Exhibition "Acquired Immunity" [FEMeeting WEB  2020] and Virtual Dialogue
05/29/2020 - 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
View our new art exhibition, Acquired Immunity [FEMeeting Web 2020] and join us in a virtual dialogue with the artists.
Health Autonomy + Community Support in the Time of COVID [WEBINAR/ZOOM Call]
04/07/2020 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  We are in the midst of a "tsunami of social life" that is unprecedented in modern life.  The age old ideas we had barely begun to formulate around community [...]
The Radical King: Where Do We Go from Here?
01/20/2020 - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join us for a celebration of Martin Luther King's birthday! In honor of Dr. King, "The Radical King: Where Do We Go from Here?" program will promote participatory grassroots discussion [...]
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