2020 Black History Program

Hosted by Bethel AME Church and PIIN

Featuring a Panel Discussion on...

"The History and Power of the Black Church"

Sunday, February 23 4:00pm
Bethel AME Church
2720 Webster Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

This celebration and program is open to all!

 

Our Issues

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Public Safety

The Public Safety Task Force exists to develop and build relationships that promote equity and justice while providing for the safety and protection of life and property.

Public Education

PIIN’s Education Task Force is actively engaged with community stakeholders, parents, and the faith community to establish community schools and guarantee the funding needed to provide a high-quality education to every child.

Criminal Justice Reform

Over-incarceration – and the lingering disability frequently following it – disproportionately impacts communities of color and unjustly denies people the right to earn a decent living, secure affordable housing, and more.

Immigration

The Immigration Task Force strives to create safe and just communities for all immigrant, refugee, and religious groups in Pittsburgh and beyond.

Ratepayer Justice

ALCOSAN is under a federal mandate to overhaul our region’s sewer system to reduce the discharge of sewage into our rivers.

Latest News

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Community Conversation on Countywide Citizens Police Review Board

The Allegheny County Council is set to consider establishing a Countywide Citizens Police Review Board, PIIN invites you to join us and members of County Council for an important conversation and opportunity to share your input. We need a police review board to establish accountability. Transparency and accountability are critical to advancing 21st century policing [...]

PIIN co-hosts Imagine PPS session with the Pittsburgh Pubic Schools (PPS)

On Thursday, February 6, more than sixty community stakeholders joined PIIN and the leaders and staff of Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) for an Imagine PPS engagement session held at Pittsburgh King PreK-8. Imagine PPS is a new city-wide initiative working together with community champions to re-imagine how the school district delivers education. During the session [...]

PIIN statement condemning Judge’s racist comments and call for his resignation

The Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network (PIIN) condemns the racist and hateful remarks reportedly made by Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge Mark Tranquilli. These comments are just another reminder of the depth of racism that continue to plague our nation. In a time where elected officials are having to propose and pass laws banning policies that penalize [...]

PIIN Commemorates life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King

Today, as we remember the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we must recommit ourselves to the ideals he fought and died for: civil rights, voting rights, workers’ rights, education equity, health care, and an end to discrimination. America is better off because of Dr. King’s work, and as people of faith we [...]

PIIN Set to Host Local Leadership Training – Saturday, February 1

The Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network (PIIN) will host a Local Leadership Training on Saturday, February 1 at Wesley Center AME Zion Church, from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. The training will introduce new leaders to the basic concepts of community and congregational organizing and will cover topics in outreach, civic engagement, power analysis, recruitment, and [...]

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