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24 Jul

Member Highlight: Perry Hilltop and Fineview

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
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17 Jul

Formerly Vacant Properties Used for Affordable Housing

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 _
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22 Jun

June Newsletter 2017

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 _
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20 Jun

Member Highlight: A+ Schools

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 _
16 Jun

City of Pittsburgh Capital Budget Deliberative Forum Delivers on Quality, not Quantity

In anticipation of the adoption of Mayor Peduto’s proposed capital budget, the City’s Office of Community Affairs hosted two deliberative forums, one in Brookline on June 8th, and one in Shadyside on June 14th. Deliberative forums give citizens the ability brainstorm and discuss issues with policy makers and one another, _
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10 Jun

PCRG Staff Attends People and Places Conference in Arlington, VA

Pictured above: Angela Rye, CEO of IMPACT Strategies. Angela is also a Political Commentator for CNN and a Political Analyst for NPR. k Our AmeriCorps VISTA members, PULSE Fellow, and staff attended the People & Places 2017 Conference in Arlington, Virginia this month. People & Places is the only national _