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10-24-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, Members, News, Programs, Reimagining Communities Initiative, Resources

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 the host neighborhood, Hazelwood, into [...]

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

02-2-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Newsletter Archives

Table of Contents RCI Community Leader Spotlight: Jamie Cozza, Sharpsburg  Making Our Trips Count: Transit Survey Results Released 6,000+ Reasons Why the Smithfield Superstop Matters Important Dates for the 2016 Community Development Summit Don’t Forget – Submit Your Session for the 2016 Summit! PCRG Partners With City on Responsible Banking Ordinance Implementation February Events and [...]

01-28-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Programs

Greetings! 2016 is in full swing and so is planning for our 6th Annual Summit. Building from last year’s theme, this year we focus on The Power of PLACE – going beyond place making, to place holding, establishing, and growing – changing course to emphasize what matter most: People. We will gather once again at [...]

03-27-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, Members, News, Partners

To ensure the participation of local leaders who might not otherwise have the opportunity to attend the Fifth Annual Community Development Summit, Neighborhood Allies will be offering a limited number of full scholarships to cover the cost of registration. Preference will be given to nonprofits and individuals who represent and work with underrepresented groups, as well as emerging [...]

01-26-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, Member services, Members, News, Programs, Social

Session and workshop proposals for the Summit are still rolling in, and we are thrilled with all of the interest and support demonstrated so far. We decided to extend the deadline to Friday, February 6 to anyone who is still interested presenting at the region’s largest community development conference. As a reminder, we’re recruiting proposals [...]

01-5-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, Member services, Members, News, Social

This May 12th and 13th, you have a platform to share your experiences and inspire colleagues from around the region at our 5th Annual Community Development Summit. Last year, over 600 individuals came to hear nationally renowned speakers, explore catalytic projects transforming neighborhoods, and celebrate and honor one another’s accomplishments. Community Development Summit session and [...]