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New diversity initiatives touted at the June
19 CEIR conference

In welcoming guests to the Fifth Annual Corporate Equity and Inclusion Roundtable forum at Duquesne University, founder Tim Stevens displayed a photo of his great-grandfather that he found while helping his sister move.

The June 19 Corporate Equity and Inclusion
Conference set to make a difference

PREPARING FOR THE BIG DAY—Tim Stevens, one of the many
members of the CEIR Working Group in the final days of
preparation of the 5th Annual Corporate Equity and Inclusion
Roundtable Conference.

PPG CEO McGarry signs diversity pledge

Michael McGarry, CEO of PPG has announced that he is now among 150 CEOs from around the country who have signed the CEO Action Diversity Pledge.

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Pittsburgh Homes Saved

The Pittsburgh Planning Commission has rejected what was a very controversial Penn Plaza development. To the right is the Post Gazette Article.

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High Hopes for Ban The Box

Channel 11 has recently covered the Ban the Box ordinance. things seem to be on a roll with high hopes for whats to come.

City, County Pledge To Help Eliminate Job Barriers For Former Inmates

Post Gazette

Pittsburgh police use less force, still more against Blacks

Pittsburgh Courier

The ‘rewhitening’ of Pittsburgh’s police force

Pittsburgh Courier

UNITED …B-PEP, faith community unite to stop the violence

Pittsburgh Courier

CEIR Video V9


‘It Did Not Stick’: The First Federal Effort to Curb Police Abuse

Former NAACP Pittsburgh Branch President and Founder and CEO of the Black Political Empowerment Project is quoted as to the potential affects of a turning away from the Federal Consent Decrees.

New diversity initiatives touted

“He was born a slave, but died free,” said Stevens. “The Emancipation Proclamation was just 154, yet for the first 20 years of my life there were African Americans who were still denied the right to vote.."

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