UPCOMING EVENTS & PROJECTS
Check out what's happening!
Choice Neighborhood Community Meeting, MAY 19, 2022
Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) ... We have a community meeting dedicated to reviewing sections of the Draft Plan on Thursday, MAY 19 fro 4-7 PM. Please come learn and engage with the planning process around the areas of PEOPLE, NEIGHBORHOOD & HOUSING. Sandusky & Sutton Street Basketball Court, see the flyer
Learn more about the Choice Neighborhoods Initiative and provide input & feedback.
Community Gatherings are held the 4th Tuesday each month at 6 pm. Fineveiw & Perry Hilltop will give Working Group Updates, see the latest draft of the Choice Neighborhoods Plan, come share what's happening in the community - provide feedback. JOIN the FINEVIEW BOARD!!
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Joint Community Gathering, MAY 24, 2022
Housing Working Group
The mission of the Housing Working Group is to preserve and expand permanently affordable rental housing, and to expand opportunities for affordable homeownership. It also encourage appropriate commercial development and address blighted and abandoned properties that affect our quality of life. It works to prevent resident displacement, and create a cooperative, vibrant, sustainable, and thriving community as detailed in our community plan. Co-Chairs are Sally Stadelman and Fred Smith.
Youth Development Working Group
The Youth Development Working Group is focused on improving the lives of young people. The group piloted the Youth Exec leadership development program and facilitated Learn-and-Earn summer job opportunities for youth. Chair is Gia Haley.
Events Working Group
The Events Working Group brings individuals together for more comprehensive planning and implementation, building off of partnerships in the community. The events will relate to all areas of our community plan such as beautification of open space, public health, public safety, transportation and mobility, and arts/cultural preservation. Events we have hosted in the past includes: Fineview BBQ, Fineview Step Challenge, Harvest Festival, Unity Corner Ribbon Cutting, and Corner of Hope Ribbon Cutting. Chair is Greg Manley; Co-Chair is Christine Whispell.
Violence Prevention Working Group/Community Advisory Board
This is a partnership with the University of Pittsburgh, Fineview & Perry Hilltop.
A resident training is happening for 7 weeks through April 2022. Individuals will learn skills in relationship building, problem solving, effective listening and peaceful non-violent intervention. The training will improve community mental health and provide helpful ways to respond to trauma. Pathways to Safety Descriptions HERE
Check out our Five-Year Affordable Housing Plan!
Fineview and Perry Hilltop Citizens Councils (FCC & PHCC) worked with planning and development consultants to create a strategic, prioritized, data-driven plan for preserving and meaningfully expanding the neighborhood's inventory of affordable homes. This Five-Year Affordable Housing Plan is a road map for achieving that goal. (Published in 2020)
Check out our Community Plan!
This Community Plan represents our comprehensive effort to engage residents, to identify community issues, and prioritize strategies that would revitalize the neighborhoods of Fineview and Perry Hilltop in a healthy and equitable way where all residents can benefit. (Published in 2018)
Allegheny Dwellings Choice Neighborhoods Initiative
We are working on another plan. A plan for the future of Allegheny Dwellings and the surrounding communities. Spearheaded by Allegheny Dwellings Tenant Council/HACP and led by Fineview, Perry Hilltop, Charles Street Valley and California Kirkbride. Learn more HERE.
Our Funders & Partners
Allegheny Center Alliance Church
Angel's Place, Inc.
The Buhl Foundation
Charles Street Area Council
City of Pittsburgh
City of Pittsburgh, Department of City Planning
Councilman Daniel Lavelle
Councilwoman Darlene Harris
Grounded (formerly GTECH)
The Heinz Endowments
Manchester Bidwell Corporation
Mayor Bill Peduto
Northside Christian Health Center
Northside Partnership Project
Partners Against Violence
Perry High School
Pittsburgh Community Services, Inc.
University of Pittsburgh