04-27-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in GoBurgh, Members, News, Policy

Below is PCRG’s official position on Port Authority’s Bus Rapid Transit project. PCRG has created an official statement regarding the current Bus Rapid Transit proposal. These positions were created through multiple engagements with our members and key stakeholders determining that the Core+2 option is most ideal. We acknowledge that City Planning is to be involved [...]

04-17-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Newsletter Archives

For the next few months, we will be introducing the PCRG community to our latest AmeriCorps VISTAs. Get to know our cohort as each member will be featured on our blog and in our newsletter!   Volunteer Coordinator VISTA: Maria Mongelluzzo Placement: Millvale Community Library   Tell us a little about yourself I grew up [...]

04-17-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Newsletter Archives

PCRG is currently hiring a Capacity VISTA for the 2017-2018 service year. The position begins on June 23, 2017 and ends on June 22, 2018. This project supports our membership organizations to leverage PCRG’s longstanding leadership role in advocating for equitable public policy, community access to resources, and strategic organizational partnerships to build neighborhood development [...]

04-14-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, Newsletter Archives

Congressman Gregory Meeks delivering a Keynote address to the entire NCRC conference. d The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) held its annual conference, Creating a Just Economy, from March 28 -30, 2017. The NCRC conference brings together over a thousand individuals across sectors including: community nonprofits, government, small businesses, and banks. PCRG staff, board members, [...]

04-10-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

Bipartisan Senate bill released Senator Fontana has dropped SB512, which has been referred to finance.  There are 14 cosponsors – 8 D, 6 R.  You can download the bill and cosponsor list by clicking here.   Keep it up! ​We’re winning people over. The support in the House and Senate is strong.  However, it’s important that we [...]

04-10-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

“Everything that we have fought for, everything that we have been able to establish is at risk of being eliminated. Not cut, not reduced, but in the budget that has been proposed to Congress it is under threat of being eliminated. We can’t let that happen. We have to have our voices heard, we have [...]

04-8-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

2017 PCRG event -updated for PCRG