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February, 2016

02-29-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Reimagining Communities Initiative

Olivia Baker has been active in her neighborhood for many years.  She is a familiar face at community clean ups and community meetings.  Ms. Baker has welcomed PCRG’s Reimagining Communities Initiative with open arms. She supports our work by encouraging residents to participate and providing a platform for community discussion at monthly block watch meetings [...]

02-19-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in GoBurgh, News

Like many Rust Belt cities, Pittsburgh has been increasingly experiencing the negative effects that occur when development planning is disconnected from transportation planning. In dialogue with our members, community based organizations, and other activist groups, PCRG has taken steps towards increasing transit ridership and promoting interconnection between transit options. We have advocated for policies and [...]

02-9-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

Wednesday, February 24th is the deadline – just two weeks away – to submit your idea to be a session presenter OR to host a mobile workshop at PCRG’s 6th annual Community Development Summit.   This year’s theme, The Power of PLACE, will focus sessions and workshops around three core ideas: POWER – What are [...]

02-8-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Reimagining Communities Initiative

Jamie Cozza has been an active and engaged supporter of PCRG’s Reimagining Communities Initiative since its expansion into Sharpsburg in early 2015. Whether she was introducing our staff to Sharpsburg residents, persuading community members to fill out resident experience surveys, or volunteering with community meetings, Jamie has always recognized the importance of engaging residents throughout [...]

02-5-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Banking, News, Policy, Research

This year, the City of Pittsburgh contracted with PCRG to help streamline the implementation of the City’s Responsible Banking Ordinance (RBO), passed in 2012. The Responsible Banking Ordinance brings the lessons of the federal Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) to the local level. When Congress passed the CRA in the 1970s to combat redlining, its premise [...]

02-2-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Newsletter Archives

Table of Contents RCI Community Leader Spotlight: Jamie Cozza, Sharpsburg  Making Our Trips Count: Transit Survey Results Released 6,000+ Reasons Why the Smithfield Superstop Matters Important Dates for the 2016 Community Development Summit Don’t Forget – Submit Your Session for the 2016 Summit! PCRG Partners With City on Responsible Banking Ordinance Implementation February Events and [...]

02-1-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events

PCRG Events FEBRUARY GoBurgh Wednesday, February 10th 12-2 PM Vacant Property Working Group Friday, February 12th 9 – 11 AM MARCH Vacant Property Working Group Friday, March 11th 9 – 11 AM PCRG Member Meeting Thursday, March 24th 6 – 8 PM Announcements Save the date for PCRG’s Sixth Annual Community Development Summit, May 17th-18th, [...]