Initiative: Sanctuary

Picture of Mia Nilo a Sanctuary neighbor who volunteers weekly bringing food to the free food box that is part of our Emerging from Darkness participatory altar

Freedom Square Installation Bringing Community Together


By Erika Leigh Troy

The Emerging From Darkness Art Installation has been in Freedom Square in Troy since Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, but many members of the community are just starting to learn about it. …

Black History: Capital Region Youth Rise Up!


Feb. 27
Black History: Capital Region Youth Rise Up!

Vigils mark grim Covid milestone


 

Dan Levy
Updated: January 19, 2021 11:39 PM
Created: January 19, 2021 11:34 PM

TROY – At Freedom Circle in North Central Troy, there was an alter built by youth in the community to shine a light, not just on the loss of 400,000 lives from Covid-19, but also for …

LaFargeHolcim sign

Clearing the Air in Coeymans: Community Forum on Clean Air vs. Tire Burning


Feb. 09
Clearing the Air in Coeymans: Community Forum on Clean Air vs. Tire Burning

MLK Holiday Labor and Community Celebration: Rise Up! The Struggle Continues…



Jan. 18
MLK Holiday Labor and Community Celebration: Rise Up! The Struggle Continues…

Altar_Heal_Our_Wounded_by Nancy Weber

Memorial Altar: “Emerging from Darkness”


01/17/2021 – 04/01/2021
Memorial Altar: “Emerging from Darkness”

Uptown Summer 2020 – Media & Design


Uptown Summer 2020 participated in media and design projects as part of their work …

Against All Odds with Messiah Rhodes and panel “Incarceration in the Pandemic: Break the Cycle”


Nov. 20
Against All Odds with Messiah Rhodes and panel “Incarceration in the Pandemic: Break the Cycle”
Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges “The Politics of Cultural Despair”


Oct. 16
Chris Hedges “The Politics of Cultural Despair”

NYS Assembly District 107 Candidate Forum


Sep. 30
NYS Assembly District 107 Candidate Forum

Troy kids research Hudson River water quality


 

WNYT Staff
Created: August 21, 2020 08:27 PM

Young people from Troy are taking on the water quality in the Hudson River.

A new collaboration between Riverkeeper and the Sanctuary for Independent Media is giving Troy kids a chance to learn more about the Hudson. …

Anneka Knoll


Anneka Knoll is a junior majoring in Film and Television with a minor in …

Upcoming Events
01/17/2021 – 04/01/2021
Memorial Altar: “Emerging from Darkness”
Mar. 04
People’s Health Sanctuary presents: Community Forum to Address Capital Region Health System Merger
Mar. 07
Tending the Urban Forest

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