End of the Year Donation Drive!

We must remain steadfast in our commitment to organizing people and organizing money, and to kick it off, I’m excited to announce that a few anonymous donors have created a $5,000 fundraising match pool. Every new or increased donation between now and the end of the year (December 31) will be matched dollar for dollar until we reach $5,000.

- Rev. Dr. Vince Kolb - President, PIIN

$2,278 
our goal of $5,000 

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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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 [...]

Residents, activists concerned about racist graffiti in Swissvale

Residents and activists on Wednesday decried a recent incident of racist graffiti at a Swissvale transit parklet and demanded a stronger response from the borough government. The group of eight that held a press conference outside of the Swissvale council meeting said they were “troubled” by graffiti on a garbage can in early November that [...]

A Message From Rev. Kolb: Expanding Our Impact!

When I became PIIN’s new President just a few short weeks ago, it was immediately clear that PIIN is at an important time in our development. We’ve made significant progress on police-community relations, reforming our broken criminal justice system, green infrastructure, and improving equity in our public schools, but we still have a lot of [...]

Pittsburgh Public Schools Commit to Improving Equity

On November 7, Pittsburgh Public Schools unveiled a new phase of its efforts to bridge racial equity gaps in the city’s public schools. On Track to Equity: Integrating Equity Throughout PPS a comprehensive implementation plan that seeks to reduce racial disparities throughout the district and elevate the achievement of African American students comes on the [...]

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