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UPCOMING EVENTS & PROJECTS

Joint Community Gathering, JUNE 28, 2022

Community Gatherings are held the 4th Tuesday each month at 6 pm. 

This month:

Allegheny General Hospital is planning to expand and Fineview has a front row seat.
Come see what this could look like and provide your feedback!

 
Task Force on Public Algorithms - Ever feel like the system is rigged or broken? Learn about the formulas / algorithms the government increasingly uses to make decisions about how they deliver services to the public: from bus schedules, to timing of stoplights, to where and when police patrols are conducted, etc. Find out how these systems exacerbate bias and harm, especially along race and gender lines and what you can do about it. - Speaker: Latrenda Sherill, Pittsburgh Task Force on Public Algorithms

 

Interested in buying a home? Learn about some new home buying programs  

--- FNB will have a table with information introducing their Home Ownership

--- Sign-up for June 18th Homebuying Workshop

 

Membership Drive Kick Off
 

Special election for Fineview Board of Directors

Or watch on Facebook Live - PERRY HILLTOP & FINEVIEW

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Choice Neighborhood Community Update

Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) ... The Choice community meeting dedicated to reviewing sections of the Draft Plan was held Thursday, MAY 19 fro 4-7 PM.  This information was shared at a community wide gathering also on Tuesday, MAY 24. You can see the summary and review the Draft Sections at the Allegheny Dwellings Choice website. 

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WORKING GROUPS


 

 

 

 

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

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COMMUNITY PLANS

Check out our Five-Year Affordable Housing Plan!

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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.

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Upcoming Events

  • Unity Garden Club
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Jul 05
    Unity Corner Garden
    Jul 05, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Unity Corner Garden, 1661 Federal St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Come weed, water & spend time at this magical pollinator garden! This is at the corner of Federal Street & Perrysville Avenue... the place where Fineview & Perry Hilltop meet.
  • Fineview Community Gardening
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Jul 06
    Fineview Community Garden
    Jul 06, 5:00 PM – 5:05 PM
    Fineview Community Garden, Carrie St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Come weed & water, help / watch things grow! We'll garden and harvest together... this activity is great for all ages & abilities. New to gardening? We'll learn together how to grow and care for the garden
  • Litter Brigade
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Jul 11
    Pittsburgh
    Jul 11, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Pittsburgh, 308 Catoma St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
  • MINDFUL MAKING, crafting together
    Mon, Jul 11
    Fineview & Perry Hilltop Conference Room
    Jul 11, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
    Fineview & Perry Hilltop Conference Room, 2438 Wilson Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15214, USA
    This month we'll craft a dream catcher. Keep in mind - do you want to make it as a gift? Keep for your own? Donate for a FCC / PHCC raffle item? We create with intention... adding positive thoughts and energy for the recipient.
  • MINDFUL MEANDERING
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Jul 18
    Meet at the Lantern
    Jul 18, 7:00 PM – Jul 19, 7:00 PM
    Meet at the Lantern, 2435 Wilson Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15214, USA
    Turning your thoughts and dreams into a mindful tool - we'll practice some mindfulness with a journal / notebook, pen & pencils
  • Community Gathering
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Jul 26
    Pittsburgh
    Jul 26, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Pittsburgh, 2601 Norwood Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15214, USA
Our Funders & Partners

Allegheny Cleanways

Allegheny Center Alliance Church

Angel's Place, Inc.

The Buhl Foundation

Ceasefire PA

Charles Street Area Council

City of Pittsburgh

City of Pittsburgh, Department of City Planning

Cityreach Network

Councilman Daniel Lavelle

Councilwoman Darlene Harris

Grounded (formerly GTECH)

The Heinz Endowments

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Jackson Clark

Legacy International

Light of Life

Manchester Bidwell Corporation

Mayor Bill Peduto

Northside Christian Health Center

Northside Partnership Project

Open Door

Partners Against Violence

Perry High School

Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group (PCRG)

Pittsburgh Community Services, Inc.

Pittsburgh KING

The Pittsburgh Project 

Pressley Ridge

Propel Schools

PULSE

Sarah Heinz House

The Sprout Fund

University of Pittsburgh