Homewood News

What Homewood Could Be

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette September 23, 2015 By Rev. Ricky Burgess On Sept. 16, dozens of people — men and women, young and old — gathered on a street corner in Homewood for a vigil to mark the two-year anniversary of the death of 19-year-old Anton Smith, a victim of gun violence. This vigil then itself became…

Homewood Community Meet and Greet

September 12, 2015 Homewood’s leaders and members of the community came together to discuss collaborating in creating a comprehensive development process that holistically addresses Homewood’s needs. Watch the video below to hear from the speakers.  

Mayor Peduto Announces a “New Day for Homewood”

Pittsburgh’s mayor, Bill Peduto, announced today that Homewood community leaders are coming together for coordinated work and intentioned efforts that will be focused around a comprehensive community plan. He announced “there’s a new day in Homewood,” and a legitimate opportunity for hope and sustained effective efforts. The end goal of this new collaboration, which has…