Upcoming Events & Activities
Come join us in some of our fun and exciting events. All of our events are a great way to get involved with our Non-Profit Organization, and meet other passionate supporters in the community. Interested to see what we have coming up? See below for more details.
Join us at our next Community Gathering and upcoming events!
Date: Tuesday, February 25!
Location: The Pittsburgh Project 2801 N. Charles Street
Food & Networking at 5:30pm
-Creating a Peaceful Community
What factors lead to violence?
How do we prevent violence?
Get the latest crime statistics and learn about creative approaches for prevention and intervention of violence in our community.
Micki McDonough (Mom's Demand Action)
Heath C. Johnson (Crime Analysis Coordinator, Pgh Bureau of Police)
Richard Garland (University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health)
Taili Thompson (Allegheny County Health Dept., Violence Prevention Initiative)
Rob Conroy (CeaseFire PA)
Jeff Williams, (MS Diversion Direction, Foundation of Hope)
Childcare Provided! Contact us if you need a ride
Note: Mark your calendar for monthly community gatherings, which will take place the 4th Tuesday of the month at 5:30/6:00pm. NO DECEMBER COMMUNITY GATHERING. Holiday party instead. More details below.
Carla Arnold | Community Engagement Specialist
Carla, a life-long Pittsburgher, began volunteering with our organization after being motivated at a community meeting in 2017. She has been surveying our community for over a year and recently joined our staff as the Community Engagement Specialist with AmeriCorps VISTA. Before joining us, Carla worked at Central Blood Bank for 25 years as a Special Products Aphaeresis Recruiter. She obtained an Associate's degree in Social Sciences at Community College of Allegheny County.
Have you seen the plan?
For the past year, we have been inviting neighbors to participate in creating a Plan for our community, in order to identify both needs and opportunities for action. How much do you know about the vision we have developed together? Have you seen it?
Read the plan here: Click here
Perry Hilltop is Happening!
see what we've been up to
Corner of Hope
The Corner of Hope is a newly renovated parklet with an outdoor art installation featuring nine Negro League-themed murals. This project was done in partnership with The Pittsburgh Project, Fineview Citizens Council, and Oakglade Realty.
Unity Corner: Gateway Sign
Thanks to the work of wonderful volunteers, the beautiful mosaic gateway sign has been installed at our new Unity Corner parklet at Perrysville Ave. and Federal St.! This project was done by students at The Pittsburgh Project under guidance from artist Linda Wallen. Other partners: Fineview Citizens Council and Allegheny City Society.
See press release for ribbon cutting celebration to learn more.
Helping kids dream big!
We provide families in our community and beyond with opportunities to attend arts and cultural events as well as sporting events thanks to our partnership with Tickets for Kids!
Other partners: Urban Impact, Cityreach, and PULSE.
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