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Tuesday, June 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Where is Black Tech Pittsburgh? »
When Kelauni Cook came to Pittsburgh over a year ago, becoming involved in the city’s tech scene, she would look around th...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bus Rapid Transit public meetings in June »
  Port Authority of Allegheny County has announced meetings in a number of the communities where the Bus Rapid Tra...
Monday, June 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Green Infrastructure: Beauty is Power »
Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy and the City of Pittsburgh’s Green First are taking steps to cultivating creative and environ...
Friday, May 12, 2017
Kayaking Around Pittsburgh »
Hit the water this summer and discover all the hidden gems for kayaking in and around Pittsburgh. National Geographic...
Wednesday, December 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Volunteer Tax Preparers Needed- Training Provided »
The United Way Southwestern PA is seeking volunteers for Money In Your Pocket. Through this program c ommunity volunteers...

Diversity & Inclusion
Friday, April 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PIT Looking for 'Ambassador' Linguists »
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette , The Pittsburgh International Airport is looking for volunteers with multilin...
Thursday, January 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mayor & School Board Declare Pittsburgh is Welcoming »
After President Trump signed executive orders to begin construction on barriers between the US and Mexico and to strip fun...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mayor Peduto - "Pittsburgh is a City for All" »
In the wake of the contentious presidential election, Mayor Peduto released a statement on Tuesday that "Pittsburgh remain...
Thursday, October 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pittsburgh's safest, most diverse, & vibrant neighborhoods revealed »
After reading more and more reports about the Pittsburgh region's lack of population diversity, it's helpful to find data...
Friday, May 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PUMP, CCAC Stood with YWCA Against Racism »
PUMP staff and board members joined the YWCA Greater Pittsburgh in the Stand Against Racism on Friday, April 26. Over 20...

Employment & Education
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Pittsburgh Public Schools Unveils Community Schools Program »
  Pittsburgh Public Schools recently announced a groundbreaking initiative to transform several local schools into...
Wednesday, November 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
A+ Schools Releases Report to the Community »
A+Schools released their annual Report to the Community regarding public schools in Pittsburgh on November 21. They found...
Monday, May 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pittsburgh Westinghouse/Wilkinsburg Middle/High Schools Patrnership »
On Tuesday Wilkinsburg School Board members will vote on the 2016/2017 budget. Proposed components of the budget include n...
Tuesday, March 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pittsburgh Region Job Growth Stagnant in 2015 »
Pittsburgh Today reported that Pittsburgh only added 200 jobs from January 2015 to January 2016, a 0% increase. Read the...
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
PUMP regional K-12 education survey results are in »
   Report re: PUMP Regional K-12 th Grade Education Survey Survey Process and Respondents...

Infrastructure & Connectivity
Thursday, June 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Port Authority Announces BRT Route Selection »
After careful consideration and review of public input, the Port Authority has announced that the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)...
Wednesday, May 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A History of Housing in Pittsburgh »
During this past mayoral election, the candidates have voiced their perspectives on a long list of topics important to cit...
Wednesday, December 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
City Council Approved Affordable Housing Trust Fund »
City Council voted 7-0 to approve a $10 Million annual funding contribution goal to a city-wide Affordable Housing Trust F...
Tuesday, December 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Port Authority Changes Begin January 1 »
As you may have seen on the front of buses in Allegheny County since November, Change is Coming to the Port Authority. A m...
Sunday, November 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Port Authority Requests for Service Accepted Thru Nov 30 »
Port Authority of Allegheny County is seeking input from the community regarding service needs. Service requests for Fisca...

Health & Wellness
Wednesday, November 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recommendations for Obesity Screenings in Children »
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has issued draft recommendations for screening children and adolescents...
Monday, November 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Smell Pittsburgh App Allows Residents to Track Pollution »
Carnegie Mellon University's CREATE Lab released a mobile phone app that engages local residents in tracking pollution. Sm...
Tuesday, March 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
School Breakfast Program Report Released »
Allies for Children and Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank released a report about the increasing number of Allegheny...

Public Policy
Friday, June 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dr. Hamlet's Priorities for Pgh Public Schools »
Public Source interviewed Superintendent of Pittsburgh Public Schools Dr. Anthony Hamlet on the last day of school. After...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Hidden Dangers in Our Air »
Pittsburgh make not be the dirty industrial city it once was, but air quality is some of the worst in the nation. Pittsbu...
Thursday, January 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Young Pittsburghers Shape the Region's Politics »
The Incline highlights 19 local leaders under 40 years old who are working hard to shape the region's political scene. Thi...
Wednesday, September 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PUMP + 16 Others Engage Voters »
PUMP is proud to partner with Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership  (GPNP) and Nonprofit Vote to engage consti...
Tuesday, May 31, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Food Stamp Ruling Restricts Benefits »
Of the nearly 1.9 million Pennsylvanians receiving food stamp benefits annually, 33,000 will be affected by a new ruling t...

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