Geared Up and Grounded: Bike Tour & Block Party

This year's Bike Tour & Block Party event will feature Grounded's projects in Pittsburgh's Northside neighborhoods. At each stop, we will speak to community partners, learning about their journey and the transformation of vacant spaces into activated places. For those who do not have a bike, Healthy Ride bikes will be available for use! Before we head out for the tour, we will have a local bike shop, Waxwing Cycles LLC. present to check rider bicycles before the start, so arrive early!…

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6th Annual Two Wheels Lots of Green: Bike Tour & Block Party

On a sunny October day, GTECH celebrated Pittsburgh's greenspace community with a guided bike tour and block party! This year's Two Wheels Lots of Green event featured Pittsburgh's East End. We rode 6.5 miles and made stops in Larimer, Homewood, and Wilkinsburg. 2017 Featured Greenspace Projects & Partners At each stop, we spoke to community partners, learning about their journey and the transformation of vacant spaces into activated places. Stop 1: Ms. Betty Lane's African Healing Garden & Chatman Properties for…

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City Public Hearings

2:00pm 2018-0064 Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, by changing from R1D-M, Residential Single-Unit Detached, Moderate Density District to LNC, Local Neighborhood Commercial District certain property situated on Lincoln Avenue; all in the Allegheny County Block and Lot System, 12th Ward. 2:30 pm 2018-1003 Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.01.D, Planned Development Districts, and Article IV, Section 909.01.Q, SP-10, Almono, by replacing the text in-kind with a new…

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LGBTQIA Health and Visibility Dinner

Repair the World has partnered with Planned Parenthood, ReelQ Film Festival, Shulayim L'Shalom and Black Radish to create a dinner discussion guide surrounding their work with the LGBTQIA community in Pittsburgh. Come out and enjoy a fantastic menu put together by Black Radish, and jump into discussion about LGBTQIA healthcare, health outcomes, visibility and volunteer opportunities! ALL ARE WELCOME IN THIS SPACE!

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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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2018 Gender Equity Symposium

OVERVIEW The vision of Pittsburgh’s new Gender Equity Commission (GEC) is a future in which everyone in the City of Pittsburgh, regardless of gender identity or expression, is safe in all spaces, empowered to achieve their full potential, and no longer faces structural or institutional barriers to economic, social, and political equality. This half‐day symposium, hosted by Chatham University's Women’s Institute, will bring the expertise of gender scholars and community leaders into conversation with GEC commissioners to consider how to…

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Pitt 1st Years are Grounded in Homewood

As part of their orientation process at the start of the fall semester, first years at Pitt joined Grounded in Homewood for a day of service. We worked together on a litter cleanup, while engaging in thought provoking discussions about the ties between refuse, home abandonment, poverty, and access to green space.                 Our litter cleanup also served as a walking tour of the neighborhood, to show areas where Grounded has already built…

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