NEW Get out the Vote Action on May 15!

Our Voice, Our Vote Matters. The PIIN Integrated Voter Engagement Committee invites you and your congregation to participate in a GOTV effort to encourage participation in the upcoming Pennsylvania Primary on Tuesday, May 17th. Join us on May 15th, as we pass out voter education flyers, and talk with neighbors about the PA Primary election. […]

New Community Organizer

PIIN is thrilled to announce our newest team member, Community Organizer Leah Kozak! Prior to working with PIIN, Leah was the Associate Director of The Micah Institute at New York Theological Seminary, and was an active member of South Bronx Unite and Greater NYC for Change. Leah obtained her Master’s of Divinity from NYTS in […]

May 5 – Get Out the Vote

Our Voice, Our Vote Matters. The PIIN Integrated Voter Engagement Committee invites you and your congregation to participate in a GOTV effort to encourage participation in the upcoming Pennsylvania Primary on Tuesday, May 17th. Join us on May 5th, as we pass out voter education flyers, and talk with neighbors about the PA Primary election. […]

Job Opportunity: Colorful Backgrounds-E.X.P.O. Program Organizer

The Colorful Backgrounds-E.X.P.O. Organizer will provide formerly incarcerated individuals (also known as returning citizens), with support as they re-enter society, and provide leadership development, educational opportunities, and advocacy training. The organizer will also offer advocacy training, support and resource information to the families and allies of returning citizens on a monthly basis through meetings and/or […]

PIIN Speaks Out on the Eviction Crisis

On Wednesday, October 27, PIIN played a prominent role in a press conference and action called to urge Allegheny County President Judge Kim Berkeley Clark to seek an extension of the County’s moratorium on tenant evictions from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.  PIIN’s partner Pittsburgh United organized the event. Reverend Dave Swanson, the Chair of PIIN’s […]

Brandi Fisher and Terri Minor Spencer

2021 Virtual Banquet – Speakers Announced! Registration Open!

Join us for the 2021 PIIN Virtual Banquet “Real Justice” with Brandi Fisher and Terri Minor Spencer Sunday, August 29, 2021 6:00-7:00 PM Eastern Time Join us for an evening of stimulating presentation about issues important to our organization and community – racial justice, and the fight for equity. We are pleased to announce that […]

Juneteenth

Our President, Reverend Richard Freeman, wanted to share with you and our larger constituency the attached statement on the newly designated Juneteenth national holiday.  The statement reflects the joy and gratitude that we all feel that June 19th is now a national holiday, but provides a necessary reminder that  “like July 4th, June 19th is a road marker, […]

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!

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 […]