08-24-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

Table of Contents Fifth Third Bank Falls Short of their CRA Obligations PCRG Partners with the National Stabilization Trust Beltzhoover Vacant Dwellings Action Team Update PCRG Staff Members Transition to New Roles August Events and Announcements Fifth Third Bank Falls Short of Their CRA Obligations Last modified on 2016-08-23 15:09:41 GMT. 0 comments. Top. Earlier [...]

08-23-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

PCRG is pleased to announce that two staff members will continue working at PCRG in different roles with new responsibilities. These staffing changes are aimed to build capacity within PCRG’s new organizational structure of Programs, Policy, and Advocacy, with the ultimate goal of serving members better. Kathryn Schlesinger formerly worked as a Student Conservation Association [...]

08-23-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Resources, Vacant Property Working Group (VPWG)

Land use matters for communities. Blight, abandonment, and vacancy have adverse effects on quality of life, community safety, homeowners’ willingness to invest in their properties, and even public health. As a part of our focus on ensuring equitable access to land, PCRG aims to build capacity among community groups who are advocating for their vision [...]

08-19-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

PITTSBURGH, PA – Sharpsburg Neighborhood Organization (SNO), in partnership with Dollar Bank, will be hosting a financial management workshop on Thursday, September 8 at 6pm at Sharpsburg Community Library. The workshop is free and open to the public. Dinner will be provided for registered participants. “The workshop will be a great opportunity for residents to learn ways to make the [...]

08-8-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News

Pittsburgh’s Reimagining Communities Initiative has been working in the neighborhood of Beltzhoover since early 2015. Community Coordinator Shawna Russ has focused on reducing blight through a variety of programs that involve broad community participation.  The following update was written by the Beltzhoover Vacant Dwellings Action Team. Pictured below: signs recently installed around Beltzhoover by the [...]