04-26-2018  | 0 Comments  |  by Adrie Fells  |  Published in News, Newsletter Archives

Table of Contents Summit Speakers Address Pressing Issues NCRC Just Economy Recap E. Ohio Street Advances Bring Hope to the Northside BRT: Frequency Preservation Plan Welcome PCRG’s Newest Vista, Matt Sanders! PCRG 2018 – 2019 VISTA Placements Summit Speakers Address Pressing Issues Last modified on 2018-04-26 18:24:30 GMT. 0 comments. Top.   Every year, our [...]

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PCRG has begun recruiting for our 2018–2019 AmeriCorps VISTA placements, scheduled to begin in early August. Founded in 1965 as a domestic counterpart to the Peace Corps, VISTA assigns thousands of Americans each year to build the capacity of nonprofit and government agencies to alleviate poverty. True to this mission, our VISTA members dedicate a [...]

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Site Placement: Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group (PCRG) Tell us a little about yourself: I am a VISTA from Louisville, Ky working with the Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group advocating for the expansion of low income housing in the area. I have a J.D. from the University of Louisville and worked in private practice for over a year before [...]

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For years now, the City of Pittsburgh and the Port Authority of Allegheny County (PAAC) have considered the creation of an on-street Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system, outside of the existing three busways (East, South, and West) that run predominantly on fixed guideways. In 2007, the PAAC completed and released a Transit Development Plan (TDP) [...]

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By 2019, the Northside’s E. Ohio Street will have taken on a whole new look. Consistent revitalization successes have taken place with the help of organizations such as Northside Leadership Conference (NSLC), the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), East Ohio Capital – made up of October Development and other partners, and the support of the community. [...]

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The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) held its annual Just Economy conference from April 9 -11, 2018 in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington D.C. This year’s conference had a record number of attendees from all over the country convening to discuss and learn about affordable housing, fair lending, gentrification, healthcare and more. Like last [...]

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  Every year, our Summit Steering Committee sifts through piles of session proposals to select session on topics that are of immediate importance to the greater Pittsburgh region. The 2018 Community Development Summit, taking place on May 15-16, will feature sixteen sessions, two mobile workshops, an interactive workshop, and three plenary sessions, presented by over eighty [...]