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The Community Empowerment Association made a stop in Duquesne Nov. 20 along their nonviolence tour that has hosted emergency town hall meetings in several neighborhoods in greater Pittsburgh. "The purpose of this meeting is to develop a pledge between city/county officials, community leaders, faith-based organizations, schools, colleges, businesses, fraternities, sororities and community citizens to work together to develop a citywide prevention/intervention plan to reduce violence in our...
"In 2011, a number of community organizations hosted meetings, conferences and workshops dedicated to improving conditions in the Black community and addressing issues such as Black-on-Black violence, education and various social inequities. One such event was Community Empowerment Association's October conference "Mitigating the Impact of Social & Psychological Trauma to the Social Fabric of the African American Community." But what happens at the end of these conferences, after the...
Mary Ann Kelso hadn't worked for quite some time when she first met Rashad Byrdsong, executive director of Community Empowerment Association. Her job skills were few and her lack of work experience was an obstacle to entering the workforce. She was alone and losing hope. But now Kelso has moved from dependence on public assistance to a newly furninshed apartment in Lawrenceville, and steady work in Point Breeze. Her progress is primarily due to an employer-centered job training program...
You are invited to attend the Homewood Senior Apartments Pre-bid Meeting Monday, September 10, 2012 5:00 p.m. – 7:00p.m. Wednesday, September 12, 2012 5:00 p.m. – 7:00p.m. Friday, September 14, 2012 5:00 p.m. – 7:00p.m. Arts Cultural and Training Institute 7120 Kelly Street .Pittsburgh, PA 15208 (Utilize the main doors on Kelly St) C061 – Demolition Plan C101 – Site Plan C111...
Jobs are coming to Homewood from the highly talked about new construction project the "Homewood Station Senior Housing". What does this mean to our community? First and foremost it means various types of jobs... including administration management, clerical support and construction jobs as well as vrious other opportunities This meeting is being held to discuss the development and facilitation of a central clearinghouse database system that will be able to coordinate a high level of stored...