Building a Pittsburgh for All

Call for Stories for the BMe Community Genius Fellowship

BMe Community is an “award-winning network of community-builders known for defining people by their positive contributions to society and enlisting incredible black men who inspire us to be Better Together.” BMe stands for Black Male Engagement and each year, they presents their leadership awards to everyday, adult Black men who have shown their deep commitment to the well-being of others. BMe then helps them in their efforts by giving them funding, networking opportunities, and by sharing their stories with others.

Mayor William Peduto Urges Action On DREAM Act

Pittsburgh, PA (January 8, 2018) More than ever, the City of Pittsburgh is recommitting itself to supporting and advocating for our residents affected by the president’s announcement to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Since the announcement we have signed on to a formal submission, drafted by the City of Montreal and the global city network Metropolis, which aimed to point out the vital role that local municipalities play in migration, and should therefore have a voice at the table. Also we partnered with the DC Immigration Hub signing on for the Pennsylvania congressional delegation to pass the Dream Act this year.

By | January 8th, 2018|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Neighborhoods and Community, Press Release, Social Justice|Comments Off on Mayor William Peduto Urges Action On DREAM Act

On the Grace of the Season and the Hope of a New Year

As some two billion Christians around the world tomorrow celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ and his teachings of brotherhood, peace, and the hope of a new beginning, a poem by Maya Angelou comes to mind. On the Pulse of Morning closes with an exhortation to set aside fear in order to make room for hope...

By | December 24th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Neighborhoods and Community|Comments Off on On the Grace of the Season and the Hope of a New Year

Inauguration Ceremony and Celebration

The honor of your presence is requested to attend the Inauguration of William Peduto, Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh, on Wednesday, the third of January, two thousand eighteen, at noon at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, 4141 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

By | December 19th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Home Page Upcoming Event, Keeping Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Inauguration Ceremony and Celebration

You Are Cordially Invited to the Inauguration of Mayor William Peduto

The honor of your presence is requested to attend the Inauguration of William Peduto, Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh, on Wednesday, the third of January, two thousand eighteen, at noon at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, 4141 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

By | December 19th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All|Comments Off on You Are Cordially Invited to the Inauguration of Mayor William Peduto

Creating More Economic Opportunity with Google.org Impact Challenge Pittsburgh

The Google.org Impact Challenge Pittsburgh gives local nonprofits the opportunity to make our neighborhoods better by creating economic opportunity in the Pittsburgh area. Four winners will each receive $50,000 grants, plus training from Google to jump-start their projects. Then, the public will vote on a grand winner which will receive an additional $50,000!

By | November 18th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Economic Development, Social Justice|Comments Off on Creating More Economic Opportunity with Google.org Impact Challenge Pittsburgh

Thank you, Pittsburgh!

I want to give a heartfelt Thank You to all of you who have given me the opportunity to serve this City we love for another four years. I could not have done this without your support, your energy, and your faith in the path we have started.

Tomorrow: First We Vote, Then We Party!

Tomorrow, Tuesday, November, 7th is Election Day. It's the day that you can help to ensure that we continue on the path to Building the Next Pittsburgh. Here's the information you need to make your plan to vote and where to celebrate after the polls close,

By | November 6th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Keeping Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh|Comments Off on Tomorrow: First We Vote, Then We Party!

Pittsburgh Showcases Region’s Strengths Through Amazon HQ2 Proposal

All Pittsburgh Fans Asked to Join Effort and Share Why #OURPGHQ2
PITTSBURGH – October 19, 2017 – The regional partnership formed to pursue the Amazon HQ2 opportunity (PGHQ2) today submitted the region’s proposal for Pittsburgh to host Amazon’s second headquarters. The proposal was submitted jointly by City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Allegheny Conference on Community Development CEO Stefani Pashman.

By | October 19th, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Economic Development, Press Release|Comments Off on Pittsburgh Showcases Region’s Strengths Through Amazon HQ2 Proposal

Mayor Peduto Submits 2018 Budget and Five-Year Plan to Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority

PITTSBURGH, PA (September 22, 2017) Mayor William Peduto and the Office of Management and Budget today submitted a $555 million 2018 budget to the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority, as well as the City's updated five-year spending plan.

By | September 22nd, 2017|Bill Peduto, Building a Pittsburgh for All, Press Release|Comments Off on Mayor Peduto Submits 2018 Budget and Five-Year Plan to Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority