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O'Connell and Aronowitz
The law firm of O’Connell and Aronowitz was incorporated in 1925 and is one of the oldest and most established law firms in Albany.  O'Connell and Aronowitz has not just survived for this extraordinary length of time, but has thrived by providing the highest quality legal services in a wide variety of practice areas. Peter has collaborated with the firm on several cases; in 2008, the firm's assistance was invaluable in helping Peter obtain a $675,000 settlement on behalf of the residents of a mobile home park that was destroyed by a flood.
Save the Pine Bush Save the Pine Bush is a volunteer, not-for-profit organization dedicated to saving the Albany Pine Bush, a globally rare ecosystem in New York State. We stop developers by suing the government using environmental laws. Peter has handled several legal matters for Save the Pine Bush including a successful citizens suit against Crossgates Mall and continuing efforts to stop the expansion of the City of Albany's dump into the Pine Bush
Benjamin Greenberg A blog dedicated to the life and times of Ben's father, Paul Greenberg, a former Vice President of the United Furniture Workers Union, Executive Director of the Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy, and Special Assistant to Martin Luther King's Southern Christian Leadership Conference.  Paul was Peter's primary mentor during his early career, and was his advisor and guide until Paul's death in 1997.
Connecticut Coalition for Environmental Justice The mission of Connecticut Coalition for Environmental Justice is to protect urban environments primarily in Connecticut through educating communities, through promoting changes in local, state, and national policy, and through promoting individual, corporate and governmental responsibility towards our environment. We define environment as including the places that we live, work, play and go to school.
Bricklayers and       Allied Craftworkers Local 2
Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 2 is an Albany based local representing masons and other skilled craftworkers, from the Hudson Valley to the Canadian border.  Local 2, in addition to its commitment to fight for its members, and to protect their quality of life, has been in the forefront of efforts to organize non-union contractors such as Bast-Hatfield.
Capital District Area Labor Federation
It is the intention of the Capital District Area Labor Federation to implement the goals of the New York State AFL-CIO New Alliance Program in building a more unified union movement for working families in this Capital District area.
Alliance For Bovina
The Alliance For Bovina is a grassroots, not-for-profit organization dedicated to appropriate development of the Town of Bovina, NY.  Our goal is to preserve the rural, agricultural character of the town while promoting the economic well-being of residents.  The Alliance for Bovina has been instrumental in banning industrial wind turbines in Bovina and neighboring towns of Delaware County.  It acts as a watchdog, bringing to public attention important local issues and advocating for open, transparent town government. 
Brunswick Smart Growth Brunswick Smart Growth is a citizen action group seeking to promote sustainable and positive growth -- SMART GROWTH -- within the Town of Brunswick, NY.  We aim to generate respect, openness and awareness so that the residents of Brunswick are informed decision makers inspired to preserve and protect the quality of life in our community while encouraging growth that will enhance the unique and essential character of our community.