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Public Safety

The Public Safety Task Force exists to develop and build relationships that promote equity and justice while providing for the safety and protection of life and property.

Public Education

PIIN’s Education Task Force is actively engaged with community stakeholders, parents, and the faith community to establish community schools and guarantee the funding needed to provide a high-quality education to every child.

Criminal Justice Reform

Over-incarceration – and the lingering disability frequently following it – disproportionately impacts communities of color and unjustly denies people the right to earn a decent living, secure affordable housing, and more.

Ratepayer Justice

ALCOSAN is under a federal mandate to overhaul our region’s sewer system to reduce the discharge of sewage into our rivers.

Latest News

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Thank You!

AMAZING‼️ The only word to describe our team of volunteers, staff and organizations that made this possible‼️ The Alliance for Police Accountability ballot initiatives garnered almost 67,000 signatures – almost 22,000 to pass Breonna’s Law and over 45,000 to stop solitary confinement at the Allegheny County Jail. PIIN engaged 13 congregations and 2 organizations in [...]

2020 Peaceful Protests lead to 2021 Ballot Actions

As you may know, PIIN is a co-endorser of the Alliance for Police Accountability (APA) initiative in support of two important ballot initiatives focusing on criminal justice for the May 18 primary election. The goal is to collect a minimum of 27,000 total signatures for the solitary confinement initiative, and 12,000 for the ban on [...]

Are You Ready to Vote?

Now more than ever it is vital to be prepared for the 2020 election. Deadline to register is October 19! Please see below for important dates and resources!

Letter in Support of Dannielle Brown – For Immediate Release

Danielle Brown, of Washington D.C., sits in her rocking chair near a casket for herself and tent she has been staying in and holding her hunger strike at Freedom Corner in Pittsburgh’s Hill District on Thursday, August 6, 2020. PIIN calls on the Board and President of Duquesne University to meet with Danielle Brown and [...]

Disappearing Protestor – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Disappearing Protestor – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 17, 2020 PIIN expresses its profound concern about the arrest of a peaceful demonstrator during a protest in Oakland on August 15th. This arrest was made by plainclothes officers, who whisked the protestor away in an unmarked van. We view such tactics as profoundly dangerous, not least because [...]

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