It is time to radically shift our spending priorities away from policing and towards the human needs and well-being of Black communities.
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Anthony Coghill and Ashleigh Deemer fielded three questions about hunger and poverty at our May 2 Candidates Forum.
Earlier this month we joined dozens of affordable housing advocates to speak out in support of Pittsburgh City Councilman Dan Lavelle’s proposed Housing Opportunity Fund. Here’s why.
We thank Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak for taking the SNAP/Food Stamp Challenge! From Monday, Dec. 6 through Friday, Dec. 10, she pledged to eat on under $7 per day – the total allotment under SNAP to a person who reports no income. Read back through Natalia’s Twitter feed here, and check out the Just Harvest […]
At its regular meeting Tuesday, Pittsburgh City Council passed a proclamation sponsored by District 3 Councilman Bruce Kraus declaring this Friday “Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.
On Monday, December 21st, City Council made an unprecedented unanimous vote to increase funding for the annual Hunger Fund to $439,800. Last year’s allocation to the Hunger Fund was $392,650, making this a great victory for the both the community and the four anti-hunger groups requesting the increase. (more…)
Support Pittsburgh’s Hunger Fund Protect Pittsburgh’s Safety Net Come to City Council’s Public Hearing! MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30th, 10 am – Four citywide anti-hunger groups, along with their clients and supporters, will speak at the City Council Public Hearing on Monday, Nov. 30th from 10am-12pm. These groups will ask City Council for funding from the Community Development […]