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05-9-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Brigid O'Hara  |  Published in News

Table of Contents Letter to the Community From PCRG’s Executive Director Ernie Hogan Our Region’s State of Inclusive Community and Economic Development: Where ARE We Going? 2017 Summit Overview and Annual Membership Meeting Mobile Workshops Offer Close-up Views of Some of the City’s Most Recent Community Initiatives Summit Highlights Best Practices from Across the Nation [...]

05-8-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Sarah Slater  |  Published in News

For the Seventh Annual Community Development Summit, our Summit Steering Committee made sure the sessions selected were stronger and more compelling than any previous year. In the past, attendees have told us that they want to hear more about what’s happening in other regions. This year, we’re having sessions from the Greater Pittsburgh Region and [...]

05-8-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Ernie Hogan  |  Published in Events, Members, News, Newsletter Archives

Dear reader, PCRG’s Seventh Annual Community Development Summit is rapidly approaching, and I invite you to join us and our presenters to share, learn, and reflect on CommUNITY: The Power of People in Action, this year’s theme.  We are excited to once again be joined by so many of you who come each year, now [...]

05-8-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Brigid O'Hara  |  Published in Events, Members, News, Newsletter Archives

Please join us on the first night of the Community Development Conference this year, Wednesday May 24, as we will be holding a Happy Hour event on the 17th floor of the Omni William Penn from 5:00 – 7:00 PM (or whenever the party stops!). This event presents a great opportunity to connect with community [...]

05-6-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Brigid O'Hara  |  Published in News

Our 2017 Community Development Summit Mobile Workshops are now open for registration! This year, we are offering three Mobile Workshops to summit attendees, only $25 with registration for the conference. The workshops will take place on Wednesday, May 24 from 11:30 – 3:00 PM. Space is limited to 25 participants per workshop so register soon! [...]

05-4-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Brigid O'Hara  |  Published in News

Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group’s Seventh Annual Community Development Summit is rapidly approaching. On May 24-25, join passionate, innovative community and economic development leaders from all sectors as we explore efforts to build and sustain healthy, vibrant, and inclusive communities. Leveraging “commUNITY: The Power of People in Action”, sessions and workshops this year will examine how people [...]

05-2-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Chris Sandvig  |  Published in Events, News, Newsletter Archives, Policy

It’s rightly one of Pittsburgh’s hottest community development topics, and we felt that it was time that we had a discussion about what to do about it. Pittsburgh is changing at a rapid, accelerating pace. Investment of all types are reinvigorating local economies, bringing more opportunities than we’ve had in generations.  But, this makeover continues [...]

04-27-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Brigid O'Hara  |  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 Caley Yakemowicz  |  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 Caley Yakemowicz  |  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 [...]