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For a variety of reasons, Pittsburgh is now short nearly 20,000 units of affordable housing. A new city bill would help address the crisis.
Pittsburgh City Council has now passed a bill to guarantee paid sick leave for the 50,000 Pittsburgh workers who don’t have it, and makes clear why. How it will affect Just Harvest.
Just Harvest has been proud to work for more than 20 years to advocate for this important community resource. GrubUp is truly a ‘next generation approach’ to enabling the next generation of Pittsburghers to grow up without hunger.
March 27th Update: Garfield community members and food justice activists got organized, took action, and won!
On May 15th, Just Harvest joined protesters in Pittsburgh in demanding a living wage and the right to unionize for fast food workers. These protests were part of a day of action planned for 150 U.S. cities targeting 17 fast food restaurant chains, including McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s and KFC.
Join Just Harvest at the 2nd annual Food Revolution Day Pittsburgh 2014 this Friday to celebrate our region’s food culture and focus on improving food access.
Here are the take-aways from the federal, state, and local policy issues we’re working on this month: the winners and losers in this month’s passing of the U.S. Farm Bill, what Gov. Corbett’s budget means for struggling Pennsylvanians, and Mayor Peduto and Pittsburgh United’s plan for a better Pittsburgh.
Join us, the other organizations of Pittsburgh UNITED, and Mayor Peduto and members of City Council at this celebration on January 9. This celebration will kick off a new progressive movement for a vibrant economy and strong communities for all in Pittsburgh.
The April data from the Department of Public Welfare (DPW) just arrived, and food stamp participation in Allegheny County rose for the 17th consecutive month. It is now at 125,834 (up 9.1% from a year ago.) Statewide, participation set yet another all-time record, at 1,339,541 (which is 12.4% higher than a year ago.) Even more […]