Items filtered by date: December 2012
Thursday, 27 December 2012 15:51
Monday, 24 December 2012 14:09
Christian Morrow, New Pittsburgh Courier - Published on Monday, December 24, 2012 During the groundbreaking for the $11.5 million Homewood Station Senior Apartments development in Homewood, City Councilman Rev. Ricky Burgess recalled how his late mother asked him to work to rebuild the neighborhood. With this project, he said, he has started to honor her request. “I grew up two blocks from this site. I pastored a church for 30 years one block from this site and I married a girl from...
Published in Blog
Thursday, 20 December 2012 22:52
Once again gun violence has permeated the media airways of America and throughout the world with the recent killing of innocent children in Connecticut. Hundreds of children throughout the country each year have died senselessly by gun violence - Columbine, Virginia Tech, Colorado as well as in the many urban centers of America. A reoccurring theme is that the perpetrator shows signs of mental illness. Yet those of moral conscious refuse to acknowledge that we have to address...
Published in Community Health
Tuesday, 18 December 2012 18:58
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Officials broke ground on the city’s newest senior housing development Tuesday morning. The apartment complex is said to be the first piece of a redevelopment plan in more than 15 years. On this gloomy day, the sun was still shining down on Homewood as ground was broken for low-income housing for senior citizens. “Today we’re here to announce the Homewood Senior Station Apartments, which will provide 41 new apartments for senior residents as well as support services...
Published in Blog
Monday, 17 December 2012 15:45
World Renowned Comedian and Actor Stogie Kenyatta in his acclaimed One-Man Show ‘The World Is My Home –The Life & Times of Paul Robeson’ January 11, 2013, 8:00 p.m. at CEA’s offices Friday: Jan 11, 2013 at 8:00pm CEA Arts & Culture Institute Pittsburgh, PA !- The #1 One Man Show Broadway Style Solo Show on the U.S. and Caribbean College cirsuit. This show about the triumph and tragedy of this mistreated American genius not only promotes diversity, brotherhood and...
Published in Old Events
Thursday, 13 December 2012 20:43
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Thursday, 13 December 2012 15:38
COMMISSION ON AFRICAN AMERICAN AFFAIRS POSSIBLE MISSION STATEMENT The Commission will address inequality and disparities in the African American community within the areas of public policy, education, mental and physical health, criminal justice, economic justice and a equitable allocation and distribution of federal, county, state, and city resources to African American organizations. The Commission will address public health outcomes in the African American community within the areas...
Published in Community Organizing
Thursday, 13 December 2012 15:05
Published in Work Opportunities