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September, 2015

09-30-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Chris Sandvig  |  Published in About, GoBurgh, Members, Programs

For Immediate Release: Contact: Chris Sandvig, Regional Policy Director T: 412-728-3339 E: Regional Transportation Alliance an important step toward improving mobility, transportation access for SWPA communities  Pittsburgh, PA – The Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group (PCRG) joins regional leaders in support of the kickoff of the Regional Transportation Alliance. The organization, of which mobility access [...]

09-11-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in About, Advocacy, Events, Members, Newsletter Archives, Programs, Resources

Table of Contents Member Highlight: ACTION-Housing 21st Annual Mortgage Lending Study Press Release PCRG Seeks Candidates for AmeriCorps VISTA Position PCRG Welcomes AmeriCorps VISTA Members to the Team PCRG Welcomes Majestic and Sarah CARL Info Session on September 23 Hilltop Bike Ride Tell Port Authority How You Want to Pay for Transit Events & Announcements [...]

09-9-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in About, Community Acquisition and Rehabilitation Loan, Events, News, Programs

  If you’re interested in buying a fixer-upper and would like to learn more about a unique financing option, PCRG will hold an info session for the Community Acquisition and Rehabilitation Loan (CARL) on Wednesday, September 23rd from 6-7PM at 1901 Centre Ave., Suite 200 (food will be provided). With only a 5% down payment* and no private mortgage insurance, CARL [...]

09-8-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in About, News

On Tuesday, September 8th, PCRG welcomed two new team members: Majestic Lane & Sarah Slater. Majestic Lane will serve as PCRG’s Director of External Relations & Member Engagement: Background:  Majestic studied Urban Studies at the University of Pittsburgh.  Before coming to PCRG, Majestic was the Director of Strategy and Community Engagement at A+ Schools, an education [...]

09-7-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, Members, News, Partners

Don’t miss our final group ride for the 2015 National Bike Challenge! On Saturday, September 26, Tim Dolan of the Hilltop Alliance will lead us on a bike tour of the Hilltop communities. We will meet at the top of the Duquesne Incline at 9AM and traverse the undulating South Pittsburgh roads for approximately 12 miles. [...]

09-1-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in About, Advocacy, Members, News, Programs, Reimagining Communities Initiative

PCRG recently welcomed two new AmeriCorps VISTAs to the team: Emma Curtis and Julie Cele. Over their year of service, the VISTAs will work closely with staff and community-based organizations under PCRG’s Reimagining Communities Initiative (RCI). RCI was created to leverage PCRG’s longstanding leadership role in advocating for equitable public policy, community access to resources, and strategic [...]