Events

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Clean Air Events

Annual Member Meeting – February 27

  • Our Annual Member Meeting will be Tuesday February 27 from 6-8pm at Trinity Church, 371 Delaware Avenue in downtown Buffalo.
  • This meeting will be a hybrid event – you can either join us in person or online. Please register for both in-person and online participation. We will celebrate our 2023 wins, vote on our next board members, discuss our plans for 2024, and cover ways in which you can take on leadership roles at Clean Air in the coming year.
  • Childcare and dinner will be provided; interpretation and other accessibility services available by request. Please register by Monday February 19 to request accessibility services. Masks encouraged.
  • Please click here to register!
  • Also save the date – our Annual Dinner returns on May 22!

Office Closed – February 16 & 19 – Clean Air staff will be on a team retreat Friday the 16th and the 19th is a staff holiday.

Clean Air’s 2024 Mutual Aid and Emergency Prep Series – starting February 24

  • Clean Air and Erie County Department of Health will again be offering a series of emergency preparedness trainings with a mutual aid framework in 2024. All classes will be held at Trinity Church, 371 Delaware Avenue in downtown Buffalo.
  • Due to the hands-on nature of the training, these classes are only available in-person. The space is large and masks are provided and encouraged. Breakfast snacks and/or lunch is always provided. Childcare, interpretation services, or other accessibility services provided with pre-registration.
  • February 24 –  Administering Narcan and Harm Reduction Principles, 11am – 2:30pm. Click here to register!
  • Additional 2024 dates –
    • April 13 – Full CPR Training, 9:30am – 2:30pm. Class includes certification, capped at 8 people. Free for Clean Air members and supporters, and $35 for others.
      June 22 – Full Stop the Bleed Training, 11am-2:30pm
      August 3 – Full First Aid Training, 9:30am-2:30pm
      September 21 – Preparing a Go Bag, 11am-2:30pm. Class also includes a practice Stop the Bleed session from 1pm-2:30pm; you do not need to attend the morning session to participate in the practice time.
      October 26 – Preparing for Shelter in Place Emergencies, 11-2:30pm. Class also includes a practice Hands-only CPR session from 1pm-2:30pm; you do not need to attend the morning session to participate in the practice time.

Clean Air’s March General Meeting – Wednesday March 27, 2024, 5:30-7pm

  • Join Clean Air on Wednesday January 24 and every fourth Wednesday every other month in 2024 for our Bi-monthly General Meeting on Zoom and in person at Trinity Church, 371 Delaware Ave in downtown Buffalo! This space is for our current members and supporters, as well as any and all interested in learning more about our work and getting involved with our campaigns! Interpretation services and other accessibility services provided with pre-registration. Registration link will be posted closer to the event.
  • Can’t make it this time? Save the dates for the remainder of 2024 – May 22, July 24, September 25, and November 20.

Partner and Public Events

Wednesday March 13, 5:30-7pm – East Side Environmental Forum, hosted by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. This is a space hosted by NYS DEC where residents can raise and discuss environmental concerns in their neighborhood and work towards solutions with our environmental regulators.

  • Topic this month – TBD; contact Cindy if you want to ask for a certain topic to be covered!
  • Wednesday March 13, 5:30-7 PM, and every month on the second Wednesday
  • Buffalo Frank E. Merriweather Jr. Library, 1324 Jefferson Ave
  • To join virtually, or for more information, please contact Kayla Baker (kayla.baker@dec.ny.gov) or call 716-541-9631.
  • The meeting is hosted by the NY State Dept of Environmental Conservation and will bring in different experts from other agencies depending on concerns. Clean Air will be attending as an advocate and helping to turn out the community

Other Partner and Public Events of Note

Comment Periods and Hearings