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21 Nov

PCRG Welcomes Caley!

PCRG is excited to announce the hiring of a new team member in November. Caley Yakemowicz is our newest AmeriCorps VISTA Leader and will be overseeing and working with the other PCRG AmeriCorps VISTAs that are located around Pittsburgh at: Work Hard Pittsburgh, Economic Development South, Millvale Community Library, New Sun Rising, and _
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16 Nov

Member Highlight: Sharpsburg Neighborhood Organization

1. Organization: Sharpsburg Neighborhood Organization 2. Founding Date: July 2014; Incorporated: April 2016 3. Executive Director: Brittany Reno; Board President: Shanna Carrick 4. Current Staff Size and Composition: Two full time staff members. 5. Geographic Area Served: The Borough of Sharpsburg 6. Mission Statement: Sharpsburg Neighborhood Organization works to strengthen and engage the community of Sharpsburg.   7. What is one project or _
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14 Nov

PCRG Members to Pittsburgh Land Bank: Community is the Priority

The Pittsburgh Land Bank continues to be an important issue for PCRG and its member organizations as it moves ever closer to becoming fully operational. On October 12, 13, and 14, members participated in discussions concerning their priorities for the Land Bank and expectations for an inclusive community input process _
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1 Nov

Gladstone Update: Good News!

We did it!  On November 8, 2016, Gladstone Community Partnership, LLC, a subsidiary of Hazelwood Initiative, Inc., purchased the Gladstone Middle School after more than a year of engagement, advocacy, and planning around this large and transformative site on Hazelwood Avenue. For 15 years, Gladstone School in Hazelwood sat silent _
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24 Oct

Pittsburgh Blight Working Group Hosts Second Annual Blight Bootcamp

The Pittsburgh Blight Working Group hosted another successful Blight Bootcamp! Blight Bootcamp is a conference designed to engage and empower City of Pittsburgh residents to fight against blight in their communities. Last year’s inaugural event had overwhelmingly positive feedback. This year’s conference took place over two days, and intentionally incorporated _
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19 Oct

October Newsletter 2016

Table of Contents October Land Bank Progress Report Member Highlight: Wilkinsburg CDC Business Openings in Sharpsburg! Questions Remain About Funding Source for Housing Opportunity Fund PCRG Staff, Members Attend 2016 Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference Coming Soon: Transportation Camp 2016 October Events and Announcements October Land Bank Progress Report Last modified _