7 Oct

Application Deadline Approaching for PCRG AmeriCorps Positions!

Applications are still being accepted for two AmeriCorps VISTA Member positions and one VISTA Leader position to serve under PCRG’s Reimagining Communities Initiative. These positions are a great opportunity for individuals seeking to gain valuable full-time professional experience in community development while positively impacting neighborhoods through a year of service. In addition _
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21 Sep

September 2016 Newsletter

Table of Contents Pittsburgh Land Bank Policies and Procedures Draft Coming Soon PCRG’s 22nd Annual Mortgage Lending Study Looks Toward Peer Cities Staffing Update: PCRG Welcomes Brigid and Rosalie Member Highlight: Etna Economic Development Corporation Register Now for Blight Bootcamp 2016! RCI Hazelwood, Beltzhoover, Sharpsburg Host Events September Events and _
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19 Sep

Pittsburgh Land Bank Policies and Procedures Draft Coming Soon

PCRG has been an active participant in the drive to implement a land bank in Pittsburgh since the passage of the state legislation enabling the creation of land banks in Pennsylvania (HB 1682), and the passage of the Pittsburgh Land Bank Ordinance. Over the past few months, the Land Bank _
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16 Sep

Member Highlight: Etna Economic Development Corporation

  1. Organization: Etna Economic Development Corporation 2. Founding Date: September 25, 1868 (Borough of Etna); 2003 (Etna Economic Development Corporation). 3. Council President: Peter Ramage 4. Current Staff Size and Composition: Led by a Board of Directors, local officials, businesses and residents of the community - 9 Counsel Members, a Borough Manager, Police Chief, a _
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16 Sep

RCI Partners with Hazelwood Community Organizations

Since January 2015, PCRG’s Reimagining Communities Initiative has worked with residents and community organizations in Hazelwood on a variety of projects. This September, several of those long-running projects have been completed. Gladstone School Project On September 13th, the Hazelwood Initiative and Center of Life convened members of the community for _
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16 Sep

Blight Bootcamp 2016 Offers Resources to Fight Blight Better

Blight Bootcamp 2016 features two days of events focused on providing community volunteers, activists, and leaders with the inspiration and tools necessary to increase the impact of their blight elimination efforts. Hosted by the Pittsburgh Blight Working Group, Blight Bootcamp is a collaboration between the City of Pittsburgh Office of _