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Vibrant Pittsburgh and Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Award $50,000 in Grants

Thirteen grant projects aim to strengthen Pittsburgh through collaboration and diversity

Vibrant Pittsburgh and the Urban Affairs Foundation of the Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh announce the recipients of this year’s Civic Inclusion & Engagement Fund grants. The fund is a joint venture of the two groups, which seek to strengthen the Pittsburgh region by supporting and engaging its diverse communities.

For the fourth consecutive year, each organization committed $25,000 to create the $50,000 Civic Inclusion & Engagement Fund. Eligible applicants were affinity groups, nonprofit organizations and employer resource groups. Eligible projects had to create opportunities for civic engagement — which included improving knowledge, skills and motivation — and be collaborative. Continue Reading

Vibrant Pittsburgh Best Practices Series Features Jennifer Pi’ilani Requiro

Inclusion Best Practices Series: featuring a conversation with Jennifer “Jae” Pi’ilani Requiro, National Manager of Diversity and Inclusion at Toyota Financial Services Mentoring as a Diversity & Inclusion and Elevation Strategy About the Speaker, Jennifer “Jae” Pi’ilani Requiro Jennifer “Jae” Pi’ilani Requiro is the National Manager (Director) of Diversity and Inclusion at Toyota Financial Services… Continue Reading

Vibrant Pittsburgh Job Highlights for August

Greetings and Hola Vibrant Pittsburgh Friends, We’ve kicked-off our Hola Pittsburgh campaign by participating in the San Juan Bautista Hispanic Festival in Lancaster, PA and the Hispanic Cultural Festival de Easton in Easton, PA last weekend…and there’s more to come! Check out Latino Talent Attraction Initiative section below to join us in August—also tell your… Continue Reading

New Arrivals Bridge Initiative Welcomes Newcomers to Pittsburgh Region

Retaining a diverse workforce in a welcoming and inclusive region New Arrivals Bridge is a welcome initiative presented by Vibrant Pittsburgh in partnership with Leadership Pittsburgh Inc. to introduce newcomers to the region’s unique history and culture, foster networks and bonds among the new arrival cohort and facilitate connections to the region’s diverse array of leadership. Sessions will be held… Continue Reading

March is Women’s History Month

During the month of March in the United States we honor the achievements of women by celebrating Women’s History Month. Women’s History Month started as a national celebration in 1981 with “Women’s History Week”. In 1987 the National Women’s History Project petitioned Congress to designate the entire month of March as Women’s History Month. Every… Continue Reading

Just Say Hello Day is Saturday June 2

Mark your calendars — Saturday, June 2 is Say Hello Day, a celebration of diversity in Pittsburgh! Vibrant Pittsburgh, the Vibrant Pittsburgh Affinity Groups Council and the Dignity & Respect Campaign of Greater Pittsburgh are cordially inviting groups and organizations of all different races, backgrounds, and orientations to come together, meet each other and experience… Continue Reading