8 May

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 our friends, as well as those who will be here for the first time.

We are proud to bring the Community Development Summit to Pittsburgh each year – a city that has reinvented its economy and through innovative redevelopment strategies and has remained a national leader in community reinvestment. This year’s summit will bring together community leaders from across the region to share best practices, make connections, and build partnerships as we work toward the goal of improving the quality of life in our cities, our neighborhoods, and help our residents grow and prosper.

In addition to time for learning and sharing, our closing reception will provide an opportunity for PCRG to honor individuals, industries and organizations that have had an amazing impact in neighborhoods throughout Pittsburgh in the past year.

Thank you for taking the time to read this pre-Summit newsletter. To attend our event, please register at pcrgsummit.eventbrite.com by May 17. My staff and I hope that these two days proves to be an invaluable experience for you and we’re looking forward to seeing you there!

 

Sincerely

 

Ernie Hogan
Executive Director

Ernie Hogan

Executive Director at Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group
Prior to joining PCRG’s staff, Ernie served on PCRG’s Board of Directors for almost 20 years. He is the Chair of Pittsburgh’s Historic Review Commission; he sits on the board of Community Human Services, Highland Park CDC, the Kelly Strayhorn Theater, and the National Community Reinvestment Coalition - of which he is the Chair of the Mortgage Finance Committee; and he is an Executive Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University’s Center for Economic Development. He holds a BA in Business Administration and Economic Finance Management from SUNY Buffalo. He is a Certified Housing Counselor, a Licensed Real Estate Agent, and a resident of Highland Park.