Despite many success stories of neighborhood turnaround, initial analysis indicates that more than 80,000 Pittsburghers are still living in neighborhoods where indicators related to education, poverty, crime and asset-building demonstrate generations of disinvestment.
These environments hold back the potential of their residents and of the region as a whole. At Neighborhood Allies, we believe that Pittsburgh will never truly be the Most Livable City until we ALL share in its healthy communities and the economic prosperity.
At Neighborhood Allies, we are committed to improving the social and physical infrastructures of Pittsburgh’s distressed and transitional communities. We have selected six priority geographies to initially focus on.
Are you wondering how we selected our priority geographies? Here is our rationale.