New ‘City in the Streets’ initiative to bring Pittsburgh leaders into neighborhoods

PITTSBURGH — City of Pittsburgh officials have announced a new initiative to bring leaders into neighborhoods to engage with residents.

The “City in the Streets” initiative will kick off Wednesday, May 24 in Marshall-Shadeland from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

“Building trust between government and community begins with people interacting directly with city leaders in their neighborhoods,” said Mayor Ed Gainey. “City in the Streets will help connect our residents to the people who keep us safe, our streets paved, and our pools and parks open.”

Events will happen in a block party style and will happen in six neighborhoods this year.

Local businesses, vendors and community partners will be included in the effort. There will also be food, games and activities for children.

Leaders from the following departments will be on site for each event:

  • Department of Finance
  • Department of Human Resources and Civil Services
  • Department of Mobility and Infrastructure
  • Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections
  • Department of Public Safety
  • Department of Public Works
  • Mayor’s Office
  • Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority
  • Urban Redevelopment Authority

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