Trees belong on the Erie Canal

The Erie Canal is a unique and priceless public resource that deserves a thoughtful, creative, and inclusive management plan—one that preserves and restores the scenic, shady canal path.

A fair, effective plan to reduce carbon emissions

The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act is a market-based mechanism to reduce the carbon emissions driving climate change. It will dramatically reduce the damage caused by global warming—without wrecking our economy.

It all started with a tweet

Chase Bank’s tweet in late April attempted to instill better financial behavior. The backlash reminds us that we’re a long way from corporations acting in the interest of communities and not just shareholders.

The positive trajectory of the UR-East High partnership

The Educational Partnership Organization’s significant investment in East High went beyond financial resources. It involved highly qualified teachers and staff with the heart and fortitude to do the work and to reexamine their own practices, resulting in a program that aligns with a clear vision for academic achievement and preparation of scholars for college and career.