ALMONO Site and Gentrification

Land use experts optimistic about proposed redevelopment of LTV site in Hazelwood by By Andrew Goldstein / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette February February 26, 2015  Almono is comprised of four foundations who own the land came together for this multi million dollar development project. The youtube video below is an overview of the ALMONO site.National Experts to… Continue reading ALMONO Site and Gentrification

Now Accepting Applications for the Hazelwood Youth Media Justice Program!

Hazelwood Youth Media Justice Program  Download Application Here Application is due b​y January 10th​ 2015 Looking for 10 Youth to participate in a 3 month after school multi-media digital arts program. ​M​ust live in the Greater ​Hazelwood area ​and be​ Ages 13 – 18 years old to apply. Students will learn Digital ​Photography, Audio Recording,… Continue reading Now Accepting Applications for the Hazelwood Youth Media Justice Program!

In response to gun violence, Hazelwood is Walking for Peace

Last night POORLAW in conjunction with other Hazelwood residents, churches and organizations rallied and walked for peace to end gun violence in the community. At 5:30 people marched from four different gathering points  – HAZELWOOD YMCA, the intersection of Tecumseh & 2ND, the Glen Hazel Rec Center and  Renova ST & 2ND AVE. All of… Continue reading In response to gun violence, Hazelwood is Walking for Peace

People of Origin Rightfully Loved and Wanted (P.O.O.R.L.A.W.)  looks to encourage community, leadership, ownership, friendship, invested interest in the future of our children and support Hazelwood ‘s growth into a thriving, safe and enjoyable, place to live and raise families. Background  In 2004, POORLAW, People of Origin Rightfully Loved and Wanted, was formed growing out… Continue reading

POORLAW participates in Abolitionist Visions: Fundraising For the ALC

The Abolitionist Law Center is a public interest law firm inspired by the struggle of political and politicized prisoners, and organized for the purpose of abolishing class and race based mass incarceration in the United States. – http://abolitionistlawcenter.org/ Bret Grote who is an advisor of POORLAW founded the ALC after working with the Justice for… Continue reading POORLAW participates in Abolitionist Visions: Fundraising For the ALC

Volunteer Recruitment Dinner – March 2013

Last Friday, about 50 people of all ages gathered at the Hazelwood YMCA for POORLAW’s first volunteer meeting. The intention was to recruit volunteers, build relationships, provide an update on what POORLAW has been up too, and eat dinner! Participants filled out volunteer applications and also brief surveys on transportation issues in Hazelwood. POORLAW introduced… Continue reading Volunteer Recruitment Dinner – March 2013