Save the Date for Real Justice

SAVE THE DATE! PIIN (Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network) Virtual Banquet Sunday, August 29, 2021 6:00-7:00 PM Eastern Time Stay tuned for more information like speaker announcements and registration details!

Justice Wins!

PIIN congratulates APA for this overwhelming victory: 69% of Allegheny County voters approved strict limits on solitary confinement at the County Jail! 81% of City of Pittsburgh voters approved the banning of no-knock warrants! How PIIN helped: We collected over 2,000 signatures to put these measures on the ballot. We reached hundreds of voters on […]

A Necessary Breather

  On April 20, 2021, in a courtroom in Hennepin County, Minnesota, a jury of twelve Americans from diverse backgrounds rendered a unanimous verdict convicting Derek Chauvin for the execution of George Perry Floyd, Jr. Although approximately 1,000 people are shot and killed each year in America by police, only 95 police officers are charged […]

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 […]

Community Conversation on Countywide Citizens Police Review Board

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 […]