PIIN 20th Annual Banquet

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Giving Tuesday and More!

As we gear up for Giving Tuesday tomorrow, where people from all walks of life will come together to give, let those of us who have organized extensively, protested ferociously, and prayed fervently for equity and equality in this country remember that our work is not done. It is frightening to admit that we are […]

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.” […]

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. […]

2019 Golf Tournament

By now you’ve heard about our inaugural golf tournament benefiting PIIN’s Social Justice Internship Program. If not, let me be the first to invite you and your organization! If ever there was a need to provide our young people with opportunities and experience in the grassroots movement for economic and social justice, it is now! […]

PIIN Participates in Pan Methodist March to Unite Pittsburgh

On Saturday, September 7, PIIN Executive Director Jamaal Craig (member of Wesley Center AME Zion Church) participated in the Pan Methodist March to Unite Pittsburgh. The event was a call for a public witness of unity across racial, social, religious, political and other lines that are dividing communities. The Pan Methodist Council of Western Pennsylvania, which […]

PIIN Responds to the President Trump’s latest racist comments

The Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network (PIIN) condemns the heinous and hateful rhetoric and actions of our nation’s political leaders. The hateful and vicious comments made recently by the President about four members of Congress who are Women of Color, telling them to “go back to their countries” are just another reminder of the depth of […]

The Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network (PIIN) has released the following statement regarding the plot to bomb the Legacy International Worship Center in Pittsburgh:

The Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network (PIIN) condemns the hate that perpetuate cycles of violence in our society. We are grateful that this attack was thwarted before it could be carried out however, it exposes the levels of hate that exist within our society. PIIN is committed to justice and ensuring that all of our communities […]

2019 Banquet Followup Message

This year’s annual banquet still has me on cloud nine. What an inspiring evening! I was so proud to be in a room with more than 300 of my friends and colleagues — each fighting the good fight for justice. In case you weren’t able to join us, this year’s banquet featured veteran civil rights […]

PIIN Releases Statement on recent reporting of the Pittsburgh Public School Superintendent Dr. Anthony Hamlet, the district administration, and the Board of Directors

On Tuesday, May 29, 2019 at 11:00 am, the Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network (PIIN) and allies will held a news conference at the Pittsburgh Board of Education, 341 S. Bellefield St. Pittsburgh, PA 15213 to address concerns over the recent reporting of the Pittsburgh Public School Superintendent Dr. Anthony Hamlet, the district administration, and the […]