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 […]
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 […]
PIIN condemns the violent attempt to disrupt the democratic process and undermine the results of the November 3, 2020 Presidential election. We call upon every member of Congress to hold President Donald Trump accountable for inciting these unlawful acts and demand that the rioters be arrested and held accountable for damage incurred and laws broken. […]
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!
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 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 […]
The Allegheny County Council is set to consider establishing a Countywide Citizens Police Review Board, PIIN invites you to join us and members of County Council for an important conversation and opportunity to share your input. We need a police review board to establish accountability. Transparency and accountability are critical to advancing 21st century policing […]
Today, as we remember the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we must recommit ourselves to the ideals he fought and died for: civil rights, voting rights, workers’ rights, education equity, health care, and an end to discrimination. America is better off because of Dr. King’s work, and as people of faith we […]