IT IS THE FLU SEASON
Why do people need to be vaccinated against the flu?
Getting vaccinated with the flu vaccine is a simple way to protect you and your family! The flu vaccine protects and prevents complication from the flu, such hospitalizations and death. read story
“Ferguson October” and the Effect of Militarized Police Forces on Minority Communities
One of the main reasons I wanted to travel the sixteen plus hours to St. Louis to participate in the weekend of national resistance called "Ferguson October," was to make a visible stand against the militarization of our police forces.
Readers Write: "An open letter To Rich Funke"
Editors Note: Betty DeFazio, executive director of Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York's Action Fund Political Committe,has written the following letter to Republican Senate candidate Rich Funke, regarding his position on the Women's Equality Act: read story
Race to Nowhere
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it's vitally important for African American and Hispanic parents and families in particular, to understand, with regard to progressive education policies, or really the lack thereof, President Barack Obama has not been our friend. read story
Celebrate Farms and Schools
In October, America celebrates the harvest, and specifically initiatives to put healthy, locally-grown food on our children’s plates at school.
And, it all starts with America’s farmers and ranchers. read story
Health advice and information from the Center for Community Health
Walk Your Way to Good Health
When was the last time you took a leisurely walk in your neighborhood? With all of the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, we may not take the time to experience the beauty of our city neighborhoods, speak to our neighbors, or visit a local point of interest. read story