Spring 2021 Season

Memorial Altar: “Emerging from Darkness”

An installation to honor personal, community, national and global loss We welcome you to visit Freedom Square, at the corner of 101st St. (where 6th Ave. turns into 5th Ave.) in […]

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

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 […]

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Stretched Thin: The Grief of Traumatic Loss with Lisa Good/ Urban Grief

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 COVID-19 have stretched social […]

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

Hold this date for the Coeymans Community Clean Air Forum! Lafarge/Holcim wants to burn millions of tires every year at their Ravena cement plant opposite the Ravena Coeymans Selkirk middle […]

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Black History: Capital Region Youth Rise Up!

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 rise […]

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Tending the Urban Forest

Learn about the Collard City Growers foodscape and how to care for our arboreal family, with professional arborists from the More Trees Cooperative. ***As health experts project we will continue […]

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Dying with Dignity in New York

In the midst of unprecedented personal, national and global oppression, suffering and death, how do we process loss to maintain hopeful connections?  The People’s Health Sanctuary has offered a 3-part […]

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Local Voices / Local Media: The Struggle for Clean Air in the Hudson Mohawk Region

You will receive links to the videos prior to the panel, and then can join in for a conversation with the media makers and local activists. On Earth Day, we celebrate […]

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Arica: A Toxic Waste Scandal with “Our Soil” Panel

View a special Northern Hemisphere sneak preview of the documentary Arica, then join us for a panel discussion with directors, Lars Edman and William Johansson Kalén, plus local “Our Soil” project leader […]

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Echoes from Lock One

“Echoes from Lock One” is an evocative call for environmental and water justice from the eyes and voices of youth in Troy, NY. Personally screen this video and listen to […]

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Community Forum to Address Capital Region Health System Merger

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 […]

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Community Investment, Not Community Police

This event is past - but you can watch the town hall on YouTube or below! Did you know the City of Troy is voting next Thursday to expand the […]

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