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Reimagining Communities Initiative

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 [...]

10-24-2016  | 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 [...]

10-12-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Programs, Reimagining Communities Initiative

We’re excited to share the news of several new businesses opening in Sharpsburg, including Dancing Gnome Brewery, Art in Motion Dance Studio, The Young in You Salon, and the Body Soul Wellness Center. Next time you venture into the small town along the Allegheny River, be sure to check them all out.   More information [...]

07-1-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Reimagining Communities Initiative

  Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group (PCRG), in partnership with Bloomfield Development Corporation (BDC), has expanded its Reimagining Communities Initiative (RCI) into Bloomfield.  A comprehensive inventory of residential properties throughout the neighborhood began in early May. Property conditions of every residential property are being rated, giving BDC a baseline to measure the current housing conditions in [...]

04-14-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Members, News, Reimagining Communities Initiative

The Reimagining Communities Initiative has been working in Hazelwood for the past year on a variety of projects to build community capacity. The recent partnership between the Hazelwood Initiative and Zipcar is a great example of a way that business and community organizations can partner together to effect change in a neighborhood. Representatives from the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

02-8-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Reimagining Communities Initiative

Jamie Cozza has been an active and engaged supporter of PCRG’s Reimagining Communities Initiative since its expansion into Sharpsburg in early 2015. Whether she was introducing our staff to Sharpsburg residents, persuading community members to fill out resident experience surveys, or volunteering with community meetings, Jamie has always recognized the importance of engaging residents throughout [...]

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 [...]

01-29-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Programs, Reimagining Communities Initiative

Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group (PCRG), in partnership with the Sharpsburg Neighborhood Organization, will be holding its second community meeting to discuss efforts to fight blight and improve housing in Sharpsburg. The February 8 meeting will be held at Roots of Faith Ministry Center, located at 800 Main Street, and will begin at 6 PM. Dinner [...]