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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It’s Election Day

Today is the day. After a long campaign season, Voters are headed to the polls across Pennsylvania to elect officials for hundreds of local races that will impact public education, criminal justice reform, and public safety. Your vote is your voice and there’s too much at stake in this election to sit it out. At [...]

PIIN Statement on the Passing of U.S. Congressman and Civil Rights Leader Elijah Cummings

The Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network (PIIN), today offered condolences on the passing earlier this morning of Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, who had represented that state’s 7th Congressional District and served as the chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee. In a statement, his office said he died of “complications concerning longstanding health challenges.” [...]

PIIN set to partner with Squirrel Hill Stands Against Gun Violence, CeaseFire PA and Bend the Arc: Pittsburgh on In Memoriam, an event remembering the victims of gun violence and calling for stronger gun laws.

PIIN is excited to partner with Squirrel Hill Stands Against Gun Violence, CeaseFire PA and Bend the Arc: Pittsburgh on In Memoriam, an event remembering the victims of gun violence and calling for stronger gun laws. This event on October 24 from 4-5 pm will recognize the victims of the October 27 shooting at the [...]

PIIN along with the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) will take part in National Coffee with a Cop Day by hosting a Coffee with a Cop event, Wednesday, October 2, 2019 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at Arnold’s Tea, 502 East Ohio Street on the North Side. This is a great opportunity [...]

2019 PIIN Public Action

PIIN’s 2019 Public Action has been scheduled for 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Tuesday, October 29 at the Ebenezer Baptist Church at 2001 Wylie Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. We expect there to be an attendance 500 PIIN members and supporters who are committed to work for justice and equity in our region, state, and nation. [...]

Meet Renee, 2019 PIIN Social Justice Intern

Meet Renee, 2019 PIIN Social Justice Intern, Renée Petersen graduated from The Ellis School in Pittsburgh, PA in June 2019. Throughout high school, Renée was active in her school community: playing soccer and lacrosse, as well as performing in several musicals. She was president of the Black Student Union and the Peer Tutoring Club where [...]

 
 
 

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