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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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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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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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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Inspire Speakers Series Presents: Walter Hood, Stacy Levy, and Alisha B. Wormsley

How can an urban landscape preserve its community’s history and ecological story, all while celebrating the future? GBA’s Inspire Speakers Series returns with renowned landscape designer Walter Hood, environmental sculptor Stacy Levy, and interdisciplinary artist and cultural producer Alisha B. Wormsley who will share their experiences capturing the multi-faceted stories of urban spaces. Levy’s work includes the Rain Ravine at the Frick Environmental Center. Wormsley’s body of work includes There Are Black People in the Future and The People Are…

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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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Grounded & Propel Andrew Street High School: Bringing Green Playces to Life.

This Spring, Grounded Strategies had the chance to revisit one of our Green Playces: Student Ambassador projects at a vacant lot owned by Propel Andrew Street High School in Homestead. Last fall, the Green Playces: Student Ambassador project worked weekly with Propel students to learn environmental justice principles and apply them to the vacant lot project.   On April 13, 3 Propel staff, 17 students, 6 alumni, and 2 Grounded staff picked up paint brushes, wheelbarrows and went to work. We…

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