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06-28-2018  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Advocacy, Members, News, Policy, Research, Vacant Property Working Group (VPWG)

PCRG’s new publication, The Abandoned and Blighted Property Conservatorship Act: 10 Years of Productive Reuse, is now available to our member organizations and the greater public. This volume includes case studies on prominent Allegheny County conservatorships, a look inside Philadelphia’s use, and policy surrounding the law. Ten years after the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed the Abandoned [...]

06-27-2018  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Advocacy, Members, News, Policy, Vacant Property Working Group (VPWG)

As many of you know, Pittsburgh has an acute shortage of affordable housing.  The reasons for the shortage are complex, and include factors as varied as: the Federal Housing Administration’s mortgage lending requirements in mid-20th century America, which preferred single-family homes in homogeneous neighborhoods over mixed housing forms in heterogeneous neighborhoods; the decline in Pittsburgh’s [...]

11-30-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Members, News

PCRG was pleased to place our spotlight on Bonafide Bellevue, the community development corporation that has been at the forefront of revitalization efforts in Bellevue. Kathy Coder, president of the organization, provided PCRG with a great deal of insight on what is taking place in Bellevue and the best things this town has to offer. [...]

11-28-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, Members, News, Policy, Programs

The winter is here, and with winter comes our annual tradition: seeking speakers for our Community Development Summit in the spring! PCRG’s 2018 Community Development Summit will take place May 15-16, 2018 and we are seeking outstanding sessions on all topics relating to community development. Our sessions in the past have covered everything from land [...]

10-26-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Members, News

Located just outside the city of Pittsburgh, Bellevue, a town boasting a population of fewer than 9,000, is experiencing a collective involvement of community members with ideas and actions focused around the town’s revival. One of the goals of community leaders has been to maintain Bellevue’s historic and architectural charm while also making it attractive [...]

10-25-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Members, 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! Sheena Carroll is an AmeriCorps VISTA working with Millvale Community Library. Placement: Millvale Community Library Tell us a little about yourself: [...]

10-22-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Members, News

Aaron Salituro is the newest arrival at PCRG. He will be serving as the new AmeriCorps VISTA Leader. Aaron will be leading a cohort of six VISTA members, each serving within the Pittsburgh community. Over the course of the next year, Aaron will be guiding members through their service by acting as a resource for them [...]

06-20-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Members, News, Newsletter Archives

1. Organization: A+ Schools 2. Founding Date: 2004 3. Executive Director: James Fogarty 4. Current Staff Size: Full-time 6, Part-time 1 5. Geographic Area Served: City of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh’s traditional and charter public schools) 6. Mission Statement: A+ Schools is a community force advancing the highest educational achievement and character development for every public school student. A+ Schools’ vision is [...]

06-6-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Alyssa Lyon  |  Published in Members, News, Newsletter Archives

During this year’s 7th Annual Community Development Summit, PCRG membership ratified the election of its newly elected board members.  These delegates will go on to serve PCRG for the 2017-2019 term.  Please meet our new board members below:     Chris Koch joined Design Center Pittsburgh in July 2012 and currently serves as Chief Executive [...]

06-3-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Members, 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!   Safety & Housing Initiatives VISTA: Jessica Durkin Placement: Economic Development South Tell us a little about yourself and why [...]