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Matthew Desmond’s book “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City” asserts that evictions are both a result and cause of poverty. Join us as Jane Downing and Michael Yonas, Senior Program Officers at The Pittsburgh Foundation and Rachel Rue, Analyst, Allegheny County Department of Human Services, will present an overview of the process to date and share what they’ve learned, ideas for systems interventions and some next steps.
During this GWP session, we will learn more about CLTs and how they are working to ensure affordable housing in our region as we meet with the developers of the first CLT in the City of Pittsburgh, the Lawrenceville Corporation.
GWP’s Community Development Network brings together GWP members and key civic stakeholders to consider how best to support and advance the region’s community development—especially in distressed neighborhoods.
Join GWP and previous PLACES Fellows Mac Howison (Creative Learning Program Officer with The Heinz Endowments) and Karen Abrams (Diversity & Community Affairs Manager with the Urban Redevelopment Authority) to learn more about this opportunity.
Join us for an update from community stakeholders and residents on the strategic investments being made in Larimer and the transformation taking place with people, place, and housing.
In just the past five years, many Pittsburgh homeowners, renters, and prospective home buyers have experienced an increase in housing costs.
Join us as we review recent regional transportation needs assessment initiatives. We’ll consider what the results of these assessments tell us and what it means for the future of our region’s transportation, as well as explore philanthropy’s role in connecting more people to more opportunities in our region.
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We hope that you will be able to join us for this informative program that will serve to kick-off GWP’s Community Development Roundtable Programming for 2016.
Join GWP for an off the record conversation with Pittsburgh’s Director of the Department of City Planning, Ray Gastil. Our conversation will be moderated by Senior Program Officer at the Pittsburgh Foundation, Jane Downing.