04-30-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, Members, News, Programs, Reimagining Communities Initiative

  PCRG’s Reimagining Communities Initiative (RCI) has been busy during the first quarter of 2015. The program recently secured Intermediary Project designation through the AmeriCorps VISTA program. This federal resource will provide seven full time VISTA Member positions to advance the work of RCI partners and communities. On the ground, PCRG’s Community Coordinators are currently [...]

04-27-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, Members, News

  Tune up your bike and grab your helmet! This Friday, May 1st marks the kickoff of the National Bike Challenge. Every year, the National Bike Challenge encourages people across the country to get on their bikes and log their miles from May 1st to September 30th.  The event is free and it’s a great way [...]

04-26-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, Members, News, Programs

1. Organization: NeighborWorks Western Pennsylvania (NWWPA) 2. Founding Date: 1968 3. Executive Director & Board President: Colin Kelley (CEO) & Laura Swiss (Board President) 4. Current Staff Size: 11 full time, 2 part time 5. What geographic area do you serve?  Western Pennsylvania 6. What is your mission statement?  NeighborWorks Western Pennsylvania creates greater neighborhood [...]

04-24-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

The Fifth Annual Community Development Summit will feature the PCRG app. This free mobile application will be your one-stop shop to get the most up-to-date Summit happenings. The app helps you: 1.      Maximize your networking potential Create a profile within the application through which you can link your e-mail, social media profiles, and provide your organizational affiliation. [...]

04-24-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, News

This guide will help you get the most out of the Summit by teaching you how to navigate the PCRG app. Follow the steps below and you will be on your way to becoming a PCRG app pro.   Getting the App 1. With your mobile device, go to Google Play or the Apple Store. [...]

04-22-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Reimagining Communities Initiative

Applications are now being accepted for seven AmeriCorps VISTA positions to serve at various sites in the Pittsburgh area under PCRG’s Reimagining Communities Initiative and in partnership with New Sun Rising. These positions are a great opportunity for individuals seeking to gain valuable full-time professional experience in community development while positively impacting neighborhoods through a [...]

04-14-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

  It’s one of kind. The Summit is the only event that brings together over 500 community development professionals from across the region.  You don’t want to miss our Annual Awards Ceremony and Reception, where a lot of toasting and cheering is had by all! Two mobile workshops and 14 sessions will leave you with a sharper sense [...]

04-8-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Chris Sandvig  |  Published in Advocacy, GoBurgh, News

Federal transportation funding literally dries up in less than 2 months. Tomorrow (4/9), join a national movement. Tell the Feds to follow Pennsylvania’s leadership and #standup4transportation.  Contact your Congressional representative and Senator. Why are we here again?  Didn’t we fix this? In short, sort of. Pennsylvania showed great leadership passing its own comprehensive transportation funding bill.  That [...]

04-8-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, Member services, Members, News, Programs, Social

Thanks to the generosity of our friends and supporters at Fourth Economy Consulting, we are offering a $500 prize for the two Community Development Award Recipients at the Summit’s Award Ceremony and Reception! The awards ceremony recognizes inspiring community projects as well as individuals, organizations, and institutions committed to the revitalization of Pittsburgh’s urban core.  Nominate something [...]

04-7-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Partners, Reimagining Communities Initiative

  Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group’s (PCRG) Reimagining Communities Initiative, in partnership with New Sun Rising (NSR), has been awarded Federal assistance under the AmeriCorps VISTA program in the form of seven (7) full time VISTA Member positions. Beginning late summer of 2015, VISTA Members will be placed within host organizations, working to build capacity and [...]