TIM STEVENS heads a group of B-PEP members and supporters. (Photos by J.L. Martello)

TIM STEVENS heads a group of B-PEP members and supporters. (Photos by J.L. Martello)

B-PEP unveils new website to expand services to the metropolitan Pittsburgh community as it celebrates 30 years of service.

JAMIL BEY Of Urban Kind

JAMIL BEY
Of Urban Kind

Even though Black History Month ended the Black Political Empowerment Project unveiled its new Website in Conference Room B located on the second floor of the Hill House Center, 1835 Centre Ave.

KEONNA GIBSON Intern

KEONNA GIBSON
Intern

Representatives of B-PEP, the Greater Pittsburgh Coalition Against Violence and the Corporate Equity & Inclusion Roundtable shared the details of the website which includes a new Community Calendar which will be aimed at providing the Metropolitan Pittsburgh minority community with an opportunity to share and promote events and activities in the Black communities throughout the Region.

LERRELL CRITENDEN Assistant Director of Communication of Robert Morris University

LERRELL CRITENDEN
Assistant Director of Communication of Robert Morris University

They also unveiled a new Job Training site on the website.

“We will be sharing the Allegheny Conference on Community Development’s ‘Imagine Pittsburgh’ initiative which will be featured on our the site, as well as a special section on the work of Vibrant Pittsburgh’s welcoming efforts aimed at African Americans and other people of color,” said President Tim Stevens.  B-PEP will be joined by Jason Fincke, executive director of the Builders Guild of Western Pennsylvania who promoited the Job Shares and Training For The Trades, which also be featured on the new website. B-PEP was also joined by Professor Letrell Crittenden who worked with Robert Morris University students to provide the initial work for the revised B-PEP website. The new website features the civic engagement work of B-PEP and the extensive work of the Corporate Equity & Inclusion Roundtable aimed at creating new opportunities for employment and  entrepreneurial opportunities for African Americans and people of color.

JASON FINCKE Executive Director of Builder’s Guild

JASON FINCKE
Executive Director of Builder’s Guild

Also B-PEP’s Greater Pittsburgh Coalition Against Violence Third Edition of the “Strategies for Change: Creating More Peaceful Communities” has added two new sections: “Violence Against Women and Girls” and “Violence Against the LGBTQAI Community.”

 

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