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January, 2018

01-31-2018  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, News, Programs

2018 is in full swing, and so is planning for the Annual Community Development Summit. Over the last few years, we have explored like Building Complete Communities, Reaching Across Boundaries, and The Power of Place, putting the focus on projects that can be implemented to improve our neighborhoods. This year, we’re taking a different approach: we’ll be celebrating [...]

01-31-2018  | 0 Comments  |  by Adrie Fells  |  Published in News

Each year, AmeriCorps VISTA offers over 8,000 opportunities for adults of all ages and backgrounds to address the root causes of poverty through a year of service. For over 50 years, VISTA members have been performing indirect service by developing new programs, raising funds, recruiting volunteers, managing projects, building capacity, and assisting families in breaking [...]

01-31-2018  | 0 Comments  |  by Alix Levy  |  Published in News

‘Reason as Racism,’ an op-ed run by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, has been ably critiqued at the local and national levels. However, PCRG and its members should take special notice of this kind of thinking, still alive and well in Western Pennsylvania, which puts the pain of being called racist before the pain of being subjected to it. [...]

01-30-2018  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, News

Recruiting and managing volunteers, researching and implementing best practices, and forming critical community relationships, AmeriCorps VISTAs with PCRG and three nonprofit partners build lasting capacity to alleviate poverty in Greater Pittsburgh. Throughout the year, PCRG VISTAs and other AmeriCorps members participate in service days, reasserting the principles that inspired them to dedicate a year of [...]