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09-29-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Sarah Slater  |  Published in News, Newsletter Archives

Table of Contents Mid-Tier Bank Collaborative Council Meeting September 11th Day of Service and Remembrance Welcome Adrie & Sabreena! Citizens Bank Contribution to PCRG Member Highlight: Perry Hilltop & Fineview Formerly Vacant Properties Used for Affordable Housing Mid-Tier Bank Collaborative Council Meeting Last modified on 2017-09-22 12:46:13 GMT. 0 comments. Top. On September 12th PCRG [...]

09-22-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Adrie Fells  |  Published in Banking, News, Partners

On September 12th PCRG convened the third MBCC forum of 2017,  generously hosted by Citizens Bank at their downtown office. The MBCC, which included over 40 participants from Pittsburgh’s banking and community development communities, covered a wide range of topics, including  bank insights on pre-development and gap financing,  LERTA renewal, and the proposed federal Neighborhood [...]

09-22-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Adrie Fells  |  Published in News, Reimagining Communities Initiative

In 2009, President Barack Obama and Congress joined together to pass bi-partisan national service legislation which transformed September 11th into a day of service. From this legislation came September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance, a recognized day of service for the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). CNCS is the federal agency [...]

09-12-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Sarah Slater  |  Published in News

  In August, PCRG welcomed two new VISTA members to the PCRG team. Both Sabreena and Adrie will be working on projects readers will learn more about over the next year. We asked the two of them some questions to introduce them to our members, partners, and friends. — Adrie, where are you from? I’m from [...]

07-31-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Brigid O'Hara  |  Published in News

Table of Contents Member Highlight: Fineview Citizen’s Council and Perry Hilltop Citizen’s Council Formerly Vacant Properties Used for Affordable Housing Citizen’s Bank Contribution to PCRG VISTA Spotlight: Introducing Will! July Events and Announcements Member Highlight: Perry Hilltop and Fineview Last modified on 2017-07-24 18:25:16 GMT. 0 comments. Top. 1. Organizations Partnering: Fineview Citizens Council and Perry [...]

07-28-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Caley Yakemowicz  |  Published in News

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!   Outcomes Coordinator VISTA: William Prince Placement: Work Hard Pittsburgh Tell us a little about yourself and why you chose [...]

07-26-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Caley Yakemowicz  |  Published in News

Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group (PCRG) recently received a contribution of $25,000 from Citizens Bank as part of the banks Citizens Helping Citizens program. Citizens Helping Citizens is focused on supporting and strengthening communities in the hopes of driving economic vitality in the region. PCRG will use the contribution for Moving Residents through Financial Education, an [...]

07-24-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Brigid O'Hara  |  Published in News

1. Organizations Partnering: Fineview Citizens Council and Perry Hilltop Citizens Council 2. Founding Date: FCC – 1983, PHCC – 1968 3. Current Staff Size: 2 full-time staff members 4. Geographic Area Served: Fineview and Perry Hilltop (Perry South) 5. Mission Statement: FCC: To develop affordable and desirable housing through public and private funds, to foster a strong sense of [...]

07-17-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Sarah Slater  |  Published in Member services, News, Programs, Resources, Vacant Property Working Group (VPWG)

In recent months, affordable housing policy has been in both the national and local news. PCRG members and partners advocate for legislation and programs to support affordable housing, but they are also actively involved in affordable housing production. PCRG supports our members’ involvement both through research and advocacy, as well as through programs. These programs include [...]

06-22-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Brigid O'Hara  |  Published in News

Table of Contents Seventh Annual PCRG Summit is a Success! Member Highlight: A+ Schools VISTA Spotlight: Introducing Jess! Awards Presented at Summit Evening Reception City’s Capital Budget Deliberative Forum Delivers on Quality, not Quantity Introducing PCRG’s Newly Elected Board Members PCRG VISTAs Attend Main Streets Conference PCRG Staff Attends People and Places Conference June Events [...]