We Vote in Each and Every Election!


Empowering African-Americans in their communities since 1986.

The Black Political Empowerment Project (B-PEP) was created with the belief that all African-Americans in Pittsburgh should have the resources to empower themselves and their communities.




B-PEP will provide free rides to the polls on election days. Check the flyer for more information!


B-PEP Wins Outstanding Empowerment Organization!

B-PEP was honored by VEEM, Voter Empowerment Education & Enrichment Movement on Saturday, October 6th, 2018. B-PEP received an award for "Outstanding Empowerment Organization" .


Why should you vote in the midterm elections?

Watch this video on the importance of voting and voter turnout.

Press Conference includes representatives of the Black Political Empowerment Project (B-PEP), the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, the NAACP Pittsburgh Unit, Pittsburgh Urban Magnet Project (PUMP), the League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh, the W. PA. Black Political Assembly, TMAG and CeaseFirePA.


B-PEP Press Conference regarding surge of black on black violence. 

August 14, 2018


Upcoming Events

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Do you have questions about the criminal justice system? 

Join the Greater Pgh. Coalition Against Violence (CAV) and the Black Political Empowerment Project (B-PEP) as we discuss current flaws and possible improvements to the justice system

Exact Dates & Times TBA 

Contact: cav.pgh@gmail.com for more information




Greater Pittsburgh Coalition Against Violence

B-PEP wants safe, peaceful, and just communities for all. This initiative serves to create and implement a comprehensive anti-violence strategy for Pittsburgh and the nation.

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Corporate Equity and Inclusion Roundtable

The time is ripe for increased dialogue and deliberate identification and implementation of effective strategies and policies among stakeholders which will create a common brand to market the Pittsburgh Region as a region with a strong and meaningful commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

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Police Issues and Initiatives

It is imperative to inform people of their responsibilities and obligations any time they (or a family member/ friend) may have contact or involvement with police officers. This initiative provides tools and resources when interacting with the police.

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Civic Engagement and Voter Empowerment

Here at B-PEP, we ensure that African-Americans vote in EACH and EVERY election. We partner with multiple organizations in the state to inform African-Americans of their rights. 

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