LAND BANK HEARING

Join us for a public hearing in Council Chambers on an important policy that will affect Hill District land and development. At this hearing, you will have an opportunity to provide feedback on the Land Bank's Policies and Procedures, which will define how the Land Bank will be structured, how it will operate, and what it's goals and priorities are for the acquisition and dispensation of properties. If you wish to speak, please contact the Clerk's office at(412) 255-2138 to register.  Your allotted speaking time is 3 minutes.…

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COMMUNITY 2 WORK CELEBRATION

COMMUNITY2WORK PROGRAM CELEBRATION Davis Consulting Solutions (DCS) is happy to announce our partnership with UPMC for an inclusive community workforce program. This innovative program will help jobseekers to gain skills, connect to resources and learn strategies to build a successful career. Join us for a holiday celebration as we launch our new Community2Work™ Program. Learn more about how our collaboration benefits you and the current non-clinical job opportunities available at UPMC. Community organizations and workforce providers are encouraged to participate,…

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Council Budget Hearing

PUBLIC WORKS, Environmental Services PUBLIC WORKS, Operations PUBLIC WORKS, Bureau of Administration PUBLIC WORKS, Bureau of Facilities (Mrs. Kail-Smith) Discussion on DPW Operating & Capital Budgets 1:30 PM DEPARTMENT OF MOBILITY & INFRASTRUTURE (Mrs. Kail-Smith) Discussion on DOMI Operating & Capital Budget

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LOCAL FOOD MATCH UP

On behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, Southwest Pennsylvania Commission, Farm to Table Western PA Connections, and Sustainable Pittsburgh, you are cordially invited to attend the next Local Food Matchup! A strong, local food industry decreases our impact on the planet, supports local investment and job creation and reduces our reliance on imports from other regions. Western PA is home to thousands of food based businesses which is why we are presenting Local Food Matchup. This FREE event, the fourth…

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Coffee, Contacts, and Connections

It will be an opportunity to participate in roundtables at CCAC to help them craft custom training that they’re designing with chamber members in mind. We will be discussing your workforce development needs as it might apply to a “supervisory certificate” and “sales-focused program/seminar/course/workshop”.  If you have employees that need supervisory skills or sales skills, you can help to shape the educational offerings for them and other Northside employees! This is a free event, but registration is required. Register here.

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Neighborhood greenspace leads to greater spatial working memory among children

We all know that spending time in greenspace is healthy for humans. We have all experienced that joy of going to a local park or strolling past a recently cleaned up lot that used to be blighted and vacant. But what exactly is it about neighborhood greenspace that affects the human brain in such an impactful way? Well, researchers in England sought to answer this question in a recent study and their conclusions are quite interesting. The study focused on…

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Grounded in East Hills

As part of our investigative process, Grounded Strategies is exploring East Hills for further intervention. Having recently installed rain gardens in the Park Hill Drive Community, we're now working with the East Hills Consensus Group (EHCG) to help them advocate for improvements in the entire East Hills neighborhood. The main focus points for EHCG in terms of community strategy are Stormwater, Public Safety, and Community Beautification.     During our tour of the neighborhood, it became apparent just how important…

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