Why do people die young here?

By homewoodcollaborative

Pittsburgh Post-GazetteSeptember 16, 2019by Rich Lord The cost of being poor can include decades of life. A just-launched partnership between a Homewood-based community group and a University of Pittsburgh research team intends to explore that grim price tag, and to create a corps of “citizen scientists” who could lead the charge…

Homewood Community Unveils Plans To Transform Neighborhood

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KDKAApril 24, 2019by Rachele Mongiovi HOMEWOOD (KDKA) — People living in Homewood are taking steps to enhance the footprint of their neighborhood. Tuesday night, members of the Homewood Community Development Collaborative released proposals as part of a community-driven plan to transform the resilient neighborhood of Homewood. Residents are hoping to bring…

Homewood residents get first glimpse of ‘comprehensive community plan’ to tackle housing, development, transit and more

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Public SourceApril 24, 2019by J. Dale Shoemaker Homewood will be the second Pittsburgh neighborhood to have a comprehensive, city-approved development plan to address issues like affordable housing, mobility and community development. Unveiled Tuesday night, the draft of Homewood’s Comprehensive Community Plan includes 21 overarching goals for the neighborhood, from improving air quality to…

Pitt to launch innovation lab, makerspace in Homewood

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Pittsburgh Business Times March 7, 2018 by Stacey Federoff The University of Pittsburgh will open an innovation lab and makerspace in Pittsburgh’s Homewood neighborhood. The Manufacturing Assistance Center Makerspace, located at 7800 Susquehanna St., will feature small business development courses and will be equipped with a laser, 3-D printers, woodworking and…

Uptick in Hill District health, food security followed grocery store’s opening, study says

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TribLive December 19, 2017 by Matthew Santoni Hill District residents’ health and food security appear to have improved since the long-awaited opening of a full-service supermarket, especially compared to other neighborhoods with similar demographics, according to a RAND Corporation study. The study released Tuesday tracked residents’ reported health and economic status…