Rebuilding the Mon Valley 2014

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The Mon Valley Initiative Housing & Real Estate Development Team works with local Community Development Corporations (CDCs) toward a renewed community by providing high quality, affordable housing. The impact this program can make in these communities is huge. Here is a lineup of some of our communities’ biggest development accomplishments in 2014: Charleroi Main Street [...] Read More Rebuilding the Mon Valley 2014

MVI Spotlight: Sheila White

It’s our Executive Assistant’s 18-Year MVI anniversary today! Anyone who has worked with one organization for 18 years has a lot of stories to tell about that place, so we thought we would ask Sheila to tell us some of hers! Here is how she answered our questions:   Q: Tell me about something that […]

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November 20, 2014

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Make a Difference With MVI in 2014!

We’re kicking off the 2014 Mon Valley Initiative (MVI) Annual Appeal and asking YOU to partner with us! MVI was built on the premise of partnership. It’s what allows us to carry out our mission of “Working together to unite the communities and restore the economic vitality of the Mon Valley” since we formed as […]

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3 Career-Making Skills You Might Not Know You Have

Do you feel like you are lacking the professional experience you need for a particular job?  Chances are, you’re not considering all of your talents and related experience. You can use responsibilities of your daily life, including projects, hobbies, sports and anything else, to identify skills that can be applied in the workplace, called “Transferable […]

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East Pittsburgh Volunteers in Search of Hometown Heroes

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – East Pittsburgh, PA – In preparation for a 2015 dedication of a Hometown Heroes memorial, the East Pittsburgh Economic Development Corporation (EPEDC) is in search of information and photos of any East Pittsburgh citizen who was killed in action during World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and Middle-East conflicts. […]

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Your Abundant Community

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“Community needs to be at the center of our thinking, no matter what results we are trying to achieve in the world.” Above is a quote by Peter Block and John McKnight, co-authors of Building Communities From the Inside Out: A Path Toward Finding and Mobilizing a Community’s Assets. The two are prominent proponents of […]

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