Corporate public relations firms are bombarding the airwaves these days with the message that “we are in this together.” But as the horrific events in Minneapolis, Central Park, Louisville, KY, and Brunswick, GA brutally demonstrate (George Floyd, Christian Cooper, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery-say their names), this presumption of being “in this together” has never been […]
The Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network condemns the heinous and hateful acts of violence that occurred in Monsey, NY. These events are just another reminder of the depth of the anti-Semitism that continues to plague our nation. We are reminded, at times like this, of why we need to engage and remain in intentional and honest […]
At its November Board Meeting, PIIN elected Rev. Dr. Vincent Kolb, Pastor of Sixth Presbyterian Church as its new President. A native of southern California, Vincent Kolb heard a call to ministry midway through pursuing a bachelor’s degree in English at California State University Fullerton. Upon completion of that degree in 1982, and after a […]
Meet Renee, 2019 PIIN Social Justice Intern, Renée Petersen graduated from The Ellis School in Pittsburgh, PA in June 2019. Throughout high school, Renée was active in her school community: playing soccer and lacrosse, as well as performing in several musicals. She was president of the Black Student Union and the Peer Tutoring Club where […]
We would like to inform you that our Keynote Speaker for the 2019 Banquet, Legendary Civil Rights Leader Diane Nash has a conflict and is now unable to join us during this year’s banquet. She has agreed to come to Pittsburgh at a later date. While we regret that Ms. Nash will not be with […]
PIIN is urging our membership to reject the Allegheny County Children’s Fund Initiative at the polls this November. Please read our full statement by clicking above.
The Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network (PIIN), in conjunction with the PIIN Public Safety Task Force, offer our full support for the creation of a countywide citizens’ police review board, and we urge Allegheny County Council to expeditiously pass this necessary legislation.
Please join us in celebrating the ordination of longtime PIIN member and devoted activist, John Ballance, into the Unitarian Universalist ministry on Saturday, September 22.
PIIN is proud to partner alongside CAIR – Pittsburgh and the ACLU of Pennsylvania for a forum on criminal justice reform with the candidates for Pennsylvania’s 38th Senate District. Join us on Friday, September 21!
PIIN is on the cusp of unrolling our 2018 PIIN Voters of Conscience Political Program, a program designed to educate people of faith in advance of the November election and unleash our PIIN political power at the polls! Join us on August 9 to learn more!