PIIN 20th Annual Banquet

Sunday, May 31, 2020

August Community Meeting with John Kenstowicz

Wed, August 30th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Pittsburgh Mennonite Church 2018 South Braddock Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15218 John Kenstowicz is a self-proclaimed “leftover from the 60s”. With a major in Criminology from Berkeley, his first job after college was working as investigator on the south side of Chicago for Woodlawn Criminal Defense Services. Woodlawn […]

Colorful Background EXPO June Community Meeting with Mark Rice

Save the date for the PIIN Colorful Background EXPO June Community Meeting on Wednesday, June 28th, 2023, from 6-8 PM at Pittsburgh Mennonite Church in Swissvale. We will continue our training with an opportunity to learn from Wisdom Wisconsin Transformational Justice Campaign Coordinator Mark Rice. Register here: https://forms.gle/2MnjFxsjFC129ZUH8

PIIN Issues Assembly Recap and Next Leader Training on May 24th!

On Sun, April 30th PIIN hosted its 2023 Issues Assembly to hear the results from our season of listening and to discern together PIIN’s focus for the future. The event was meaningful with over a dozen of PIIN’s congregations represented. We saw many new faces and members were inspired to put their faith into action! […]

April 30th PIIN Issues Assembly

In February and March, 10 of PIIN’s congregations began Sacred Listening campaigns, now we will come together at our annual Issues Assembly and decide collectively what issues areas PIIN wants to focus on in the year to come.  If you are new to PIIN, it is an excellent time to get involved, as we plan […]

March for Our Lives: PA Advocacy Day

It’s official: for the first time in 12 years, we have a gun safety majority in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives – and a real chance to pass life-saving legislation. Help us seize this opportunity by joining us, CeaseFirePA, and hundreds of other gun violence prevention advocates in Harrisburg on Thursday, March 23 for our […]

Colorful Backgrounds EXPO 2023 Cohort Starts Soon!

On Tuesday, March 7 – Tuesday, May 23, the next Colorful Backgrounds EXPO cohort begins. Colorful Backgrounds EXPO (Ex-Incarcerated People Organizing) is a program chartered by Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network and West End P.O.W.E.R. to train formerly incarcerated people to organize for change in the criminal justice system and build their employment prospects with a […]

Empowering Our Community Through Faith-Based Organizing: Virtual Training Session Announced! Wednesday, February 15th

We are excited to announce our virtual training session for anyone who was unable to attend our previous in-person sessions. This session will be focused on faith-based organizing, an approach that has been instrumental in advancing social and political justice causes for centuries. We believe that by combining the power of community and faith, we […]

Congratulations to the 18 Graduates 2022 Colorful Backgrounds EXPO

We are pleased to announce the 18 graduates of the Colorful Background Expo. These individuals have demonstrated their dedication and hard work to reach this point, and we are confident they will continue to excel in their future endeavors. We welcome them as members of our community and know they will be great leaders and […]