03-10-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Banking, Community Acquisition and Rehabilitation Loan, News, Resources

The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) of Pittsburgh Board of Directors voted on Thursday, March 10, 2016 to expand the Community Acquisition and Rehabilitation Loan (CARL) to an additional 32 census tracts, which means CARL will be available in 48 City of Pittsburgh neighborhoods. Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group (PCRG) offers the CARL Program as a part of [...]

03-10-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, Member services, News

PCRG’s Sixth Annual Community Development Summit is rapidly approaching.  Our conference is daily taking shape—registration has opened, our list of presenters is currently being finalized, and we are setting the routes for our mobile workshops.  This year, we will be asking questions about how to empower people with the skills, resources, and capacity to transform [...]

Table of Contents Member Highlight: Hazelwood Initiative Pittsburgh Transit Frequent Service Asset Mapping CARL Program Expanded to More Neighborhoods Keynote Speakers Announced for the Summit Community Leader Spotlight on Olivia Baker March Banking Policy Update March Events and Announcements Member Highlight: Hazelwood Initiative, Inc. Last modified on 2016-03-14 17:48:38 GMT. 0 comments. Top. Image: James [...]

03-7-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Alyssa Lyon  |  Published in Members, News, Reimagining Communities Initiative

Image: James Knox / Tribune-Review. Sonya Tilghman in front of the Gladstone Middle School Building. Organization: Hazelwood Initiative, Inc. Founding Date: 1994 Executive Director or President or Board Chair: Sonya Tilghman Current staff size and composition: 1 full-time employee (Executive Director) 1 part-time employee (Operations & Engagement) and a partnership with PCRG through RCI for additional staff [...]

03-3-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Banking, Members, News, Programs, Resources

The March 2016 banking policy update covers our work with the bankers councils, current mergers and acquisitions that will affect the region, and our upcoming trip to Washington DC. Bankers Councils: The bankers councils were created to increase communication between PCRG’s member organizations and the banks that invest in the Pittsburgh region. At the Midtier Bankers [...]