State of the Hill District

Register for June 20th, State of the Hill District!

We have an amazing day planned for you!  From lively performances by Hill Dance Academy Theatre (HDAT) and musician Tony Campbell, to the unveiling of the Centre Avenue Redevelopment Plan, to hot topic discussions...

Getting to the Heart of Community Development: 
Do Children & Families, Art & Culture, Health & Wellness, Education and Faith Matter?
Moderated by Michele Cooper of McAuley Ministries

Confirmed Panelist:  Paul Abernathy of Focus Pgh, Celeta Hickman Artist/Educator/ Co-Founder of Ujamaa Collective

Bricks, Mortar and Money:
Seizing Our Moment: Buildings, Businesses and Breakthroughs
Moderated by William Generett of Urban Innovation21

Confirmed Panelist:  Christine Mondor of evolveEA, Karris Jackson of the Poise Foundation

Come and feast on soul food during the BBQ Cook-Off on the Plaza featuring sizzlin’ ribs, chicken and succulent sides when Z Best BBQ faces off with In God’s Hands Catering!  A continental breakfast will be provided by Just in Thyme Catering.

And last but not least, awards will be given to residents and stakeholders during a special ceremony.

Come celebrate recipients of the inaugural State of the Hill District Awards recognizing residents and stakeholders who have demonstrated care, excellence and/or commitment to the Hill District.

Honorees for this year include community members worked tirelessly on behalf of the entire neighborhood during the Lower Hill District negotiations, as well as other community collaboration and Hill CDC support efforts.  When you see them, congratulate them!

Audrey Anderson
John Anderson
William Bercik, Esq.
Rev. Dr. Vincent Campbell
Emma Lucas Darby, PhD
Robert Damewood, Esq.
William Generett
Phyllis Ghafoor
Glenn Grayson Jr.
Pastor Victor Grigsby
(on behalf of the Hill District Minister's Alliance)
David Hopkins
Bomani Howze
Donnie Kyte
Joann Lewis
Marc Little
Jason Matthews
Charles Mosley
Deborah Pittrell-Parker
Emma Pipkin
Carl Redwood
Brenda Tate
Kimberly Slater-Wood
Sala Udin
Chloe Velasquez
Diamonte Walker
Dewitt Walton
Eugene Williams
Mercedes Williams
Rev. Lee Walls

Job Well Done!!