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Community Development

11-16-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

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 program that you are really [...]

11-1-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Alyssa Lyon  |  Published in News, Reimagining Communities Initiative

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 on the bluff overlooking a [...]

10-17-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Member services, Members, News, Partners

1. Organization: Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation 2. Founding Date: 2008 3. Executive Director: Tracey Evans Board President: Bernie Wetzel 4. Current Staff Size and Composition: Four full time staff members, one part time staff member 5. Geographic Area Served: The Borough of Wilkinsburg 6. Mission Statement: To promote the revitalization of Wilkinsburg through business & residential development; organizational & individual civic leadership; and ethnic [...]

10-11-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Advocacy, Events, News, Policy, Programs

Every eighteen months, the Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference takes place in different American city. On September 28-30, over 1,000 community development professionals gathered in Baltimore to attend this year’s conference. PCRG staff attended RVP 2016 to learn more about vacant properties and network with community development professionals from around the country. Sessions on land banks, code enforcement, [...]

03-10-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Banking, Community Acquisition and Rehabilitation Loan, News, Resources

The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) of Pittsburgh Board of Directors voted on Thursday, March 10, 2016 to expand the Community Acquisition and Rehabilitation Loan (CARL) to an additional 32 census tracts, which means CARL will be available in 48 City of Pittsburgh neighborhoods. Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group (PCRG) offers the CARL Program as a part of [...]

03-10-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, Member services, News

PCRG’s Sixth Annual Community Development Summit is rapidly approaching.  Our conference is daily taking shape—registration has opened, our list of presenters is currently being finalized, and we are setting the routes for our mobile workshops.  This year, we will be asking questions about how to empower people with the skills, resources, and capacity to transform [...]

Table of Contents Member Highlight: Hazelwood Initiative Pittsburgh Transit Frequent Service Asset Mapping CARL Program Expanded to More Neighborhoods Keynote Speakers Announced for the Summit Community Leader Spotlight on Olivia Baker March Banking Policy Update March Events and Announcements Member Highlight: Hazelwood Initiative, Inc. Last modified on 2016-03-14 17:48:38 GMT. 0 comments. Top. Image: James [...]

03-7-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Alyssa Lyon  |  Published in Members, News, Reimagining Communities Initiative

Image: James Knox / Tribune-Review. Sonya Tilghman in front of the Gladstone Middle School Building. Organization: Hazelwood Initiative, Inc. Founding Date: 1994 Executive Director or President or Board Chair: Sonya Tilghman Current staff size and composition: 1 full-time employee (Executive Director) 1 part-time employee (Operations & Engagement) and a partnership with PCRG through RCI for additional staff [...]

02-29-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Reimagining Communities Initiative

Olivia Baker has been active in her neighborhood for many years.  She is a familiar face at community clean ups and community meetings.  Ms. Baker has welcomed PCRG’s Reimagining Communities Initiative with open arms. She supports our work by encouraging residents to participate and providing a platform for community discussion at monthly block watch meetings [...]

02-9-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

Wednesday, February 24th is the deadline – just two weeks away – to submit your idea to be a session presenter OR to host a mobile workshop at PCRG’s 6th annual Community Development Summit.   This year’s theme, The Power of PLACE, will focus sessions and workshops around three core ideas: POWER – What are [...]