Next Community Gathering is JAN 24, 2023

Community Gatherings are held the 4th Tuesday each month at 6 pm. In lieu of a community gathering in December, we will host our annual Volunteer & Staff Appreciation party Thursday, DEC 8. An RSVP only dinner for volunteers / partners and staff is to be held from 6-7 PM.  All are welcome to join us after for merry mingling from 7-8:30 PM. 

In November we welcomed new board of directors to our councils: 

  • Perry Hilltop welcomes - Lukas Bagshaw, Janet Gunter, Gia Haley, Kim Harriell, Donna Illochi, Genafie McKnight, Sally Stadelman

  • Fineview welcomes - Sarah Axtell, Jacob Brown, Jerry Gaines, Diondre Johnson, Matt Indovina, Kimberly Lee, Diann Malcolm

  • We'd like to thank the mayor's office and councilmen Lavelle and Wilson for sharing priorities in the Capital Budget. Here is the presentation for those who couldn't join in person - 

Choice Neighborhood Community Update

Early Action Activities have begun. Share your thoughts about a mural planned in Perry Hilltop. Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) ... A DRAFT PLAN was submitted to HUD, June 16, 2022. Review the DRAFT PLAN


working groups

find yourself passionate about building a C.A.R.I.N.G community? Reach out to find out how you can be part of the action -

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Youth Development Working Group

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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)

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. Read the interim transformation plan or visit the Allegheny Dwellings Choice website HERE.

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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


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


Sarah Heinz House

The Sprout Fund

University of Pittsburgh

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