I need your help making sure every resident of Pittsburgh is registered to vote in the most fun way possible. Since May, I have been working for NextGen Climate, an organization that is working to elect climate change champions across the country.
Before I tell you about some of the fun stuff, I want to share two reasons why I think this is an important issue for Pittsburgh and Western PA.
The environment matters – we cannot just keep, keeping on with the way things are going. We can’t keep throwing plastic into landfills and look the other… Read the rest
Negley Ave Bike Lane Public Meeting
Thursday, May 26, 6:00-7:00pm
Union Project, 801 N Negley Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Facebook Event: http://bit.ly/1s4WkiS
More info on the Bike Pittsburgh blog here: http://bit.ly/1qETTlR. … Read the rest
In just an hour, the three democratic candidates for PA Senate will participate in a live televised debate on WTAE. In just three weeks, the voters of Pennsylvania will go to the polls to decide which one of these three candidates will challenge Republican Pat Toomey in the general election.
You can follow the debate on Twitter with the #PASenDebate. I’ve created a Twitter list of the candidates for Pa Senate here.
As you know, this years Presidential election has been anything but typical. One of the things that has come up in many conversations over the past few months… Read the rest
A 54-hour hackathon cultivating impact and entrepreneurship
Do you know what’s great?
We are living through an interesting time in the history of technology, where everyday people can choose to have a real impact. It’s not a matter of waiting for large institutions to fix what we know can be fixed. You and me, me and you, we can just choose to engage each other and build solutions.
That’s why Startup Weekend Civic Pittsburgh is happening at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, September 18th in the neighborhood of Allentown. It is a chance for us to come together and build solutions.… Read the rest
Tomorrow, Tuesday, May 19, 2015 is primary election day in Pittsburgh. Most of the registered voters in Pittsburgh are democrats (I have been trying to find the exact percentage of Pittsburgh voters who are registered as democrats, but I have yet to find that statistic). As a result, most of the elections in the City of Pittsburgh are determined in the Primary election. If you want to be able to vote for these candidates in the the primary election, you will need to be registered as a democrat. Voters who are registered as Republican, Independent or any other party can… Read the rest