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The Eastern regional neighborhood Council. .Town Hall Community Speak-out power series meeting. Black Pittsburgh want social and economic justice for Black People in the city of Pittsburgh. We demand full citizens rights in enjoying the prosperity of Pittsburgh Renaissance. We demand inclusion and equitable participation in all development and economic projects specifically in black neighborhoods and particularly in the city of Pittsburgh We demand equitable distribution of...
Town Hall "Pancake Breakfast" Meeting 10:00am - 1:00pm at Community Empowerment Associastion 7120 Kelly Street Pittsburgh PA,...
Ulish Carter, New Pittsburgh Courier - December 5, 2013 Kudos go out to Rashad Byrdsong and the various other organizations in Homewood for coming together to solve some of the many major problems in that community. Recently the Courier reported “Homewood building its own safety net” that through Byrdsong’s leadership several groups have united to work toward the common goal of uplifting Homewood into the beautiful and safe community it once was. Joining the Community Empowerment...
Christian Morrow, New Pittsburgh Courier - November 28, 2013 "In September, Community Empowerment Association CEO Rashad Byrdsong told the New Pittsburgh Courier that the Homewood Community would to to show some self-reliance because Superman is not coming to save us and help address the problems that lef to a rash of gun violence at the time. He said that after key political and financial entities failed to come to a scheduled meeting on the matter. What a difference two months...
Posted November 28, 2013 by Christian Morrow of New Pittsburgh Courier It wasn’t long ago, Black community leaders–specifically Tim Stevens and Louis “Hop” Kendrick–would frequently call the New Pittsburgh Courier to alert the paper that they had driven by a construction project in one of the city’s African-American neighborhoods and seen no Black faces on the job. If either of them were to drive by the Homewood Station Senior Apartments project today, they’d be pleased to see anywhere...
Friday, November 29th, 2013 Starting at 8:00pm CEA Cultural Center; 7120 Kelly Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208 Coalition of Urban Affairs & Community Empowerment Association presents: Sponsored by YMCA, United We Stand, OBB, L.O.U.D., & Rosedale Block Club The Midnight Basketball Program is an anti-violence and human service campaign with weekly basketball tournaments aimed at imparting lesson about conflict resolution, reducing urban...
The Coalition on Urban Affairs is a collaborative effort of community residents and organizations dedicated to creating and advancing an urban agenda to re-establish our urban neighborhoods through advocacy and political action. There was a large response at our community meeting on September 18, 2013. See and hear Rashad's speech below. Visit our Facebook page to find the next Community...
MESSAGE TO THE GRASSROOTS: The Importance of the Ground Game Educate Activate Mobilize THE PROBLEM: We Need a Ground Game In the weeks following the most recent Presidential election, many attest that it was President Obama’s “ground game” that won him the white house for a second term. Many argue that while Romney/Ryan focused on their self-promotion or on challenging Obama on the issues, Obama’s campaign, took to the social media networks, even encouraging supporters via facebook...
Ma'at Construction Group is a 100% minority owned and operated company that delivers exemplary service throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania, Northern West Virginia and Eastern Ohio. MCG was established in 1997 to train and develop community trades-people and help them to secure opportunities in the workplace. Since that time, Ma'at Construction Group has grown to become an outstanding building company and strong community resource. We are firmly dedicated to performing excellent work in a safe...
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