FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 18, 2013
Registration now open for Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group’s 3rd Annual Community Development Summit
Pittsburgh, PA –On May 21-22, 2013, PCRG will celebrate 25 years of Building Complete Communities at the historic Omni William Penn Hotel. Join over 400 community and economic development professionals, lenders, public officials, developers, architects, planners, and neighborhood leaders explore new ideas and emerging themes in organizational development, community planning, land recycling, affordable housing, transit-oriented development, and neighborhood revitalization at PCRG’s 3rd Annual Community Development Summit.
The Summit will include:
- Nationally renowned, dynamic keynote speakers:
- Lynn M. Ross, AICP, Executive Director, ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing
- Mitchell J. Silver, AICP, PP, Chief Planning & Development Officer, Raleigh, NC and President, American Planning Association
- Breakout sessions and panels covering policies, programs, and practices that help make vibrant, healthy, complete communities
- Four mobile workshops that highlight unique revitalization efforts in Pittsburgh neighborhoods
- A Networking and Awards Reception featuring hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and musical entertainment
The Summit is brought to you by PCRG, in partnership with the Urban Land Institute – Pittsburgh District Council and is made possible by the generous support of our sponsors, including Title Sponsor, PNC Bank.
To register for the Summit, visit our website at www.pcrg.org/conference.
About Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group:
PCRG is a coalition of nonprofit community based organizations and their core partners dedicated to the revitalization of urban neighborhoods. Through advocacy, policy creation, tool development and community empowerment through capacity building, we strive to create a more supportive environment for community revitalization in the Pittsburgh region. Organized in 1988 to provide a coordinated response to disparities in mortgage lending in low- and moderate-income neighborhoods, PCRG has since grown to become a nationally recognized leader on issues of equitable access to credit.
Katie Hale, Neighborhood Policy Manager
Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group
1901 Centre Ave, Suite 200
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 391-6732 ext. 207
By: Samuel Su