One of the highlights of mayoral inauguration on Monday, which receieved a standing ovation from the crowd in Heinz Hall and has been shared on Twitter was the poem by Pittsburgh artist Vanessa German.
“Let’s rise to become change agents of a 6 block radius” inspiration from Vanessa German @billpeduto inauguration http://t.co/BUjeWPumpJ
— GTECH Strategies (@GTECHstrategies) January 8, 2014
Vanessa German: “This is the power of Pittsburgh. The power of Pittsburgh is us. That we have each others’ backs.”
— Hill Consensus (@HillConsensus) January 6, 2014
@vstpgh We are mighty. We are fighters. We show up! Says Vanessa… Read the rest
There are several projects that we launched in 2013 that I’m particularly proud of – one that comes to mind today is votePGH. This was a little project that we put together, with the help of some other generous volunteers who created the logo and designed the website in just a few days. The goal of votePGH is to generate awareness about upcoming elections and to make sure Pittsburghers are registered to vote.
Yesterday, I attended the inauguration of Bill Peduto as the 60th mayor of Pittsburgh. I usually don’t write much about politics here on IheartPGH, but this blog… Read the rest
Bill Peduto at Union Project (Photo credit: TheNoxid)
If you read one post on IheartPGH this year – I hope it is this post. There are some very exciting and important things happening right now that are important in the future of this city.
In January 2014, Bill Peduto will become the next mayor of the City of Pittsburgh. Mayor-Elect Peduto has pledged to make his administration transparent and knowledgeable. There is a lot of interesting stuff happening around the transition from the current mayor to Bill Peduto and the transition team is working very hard to make sure as… Read the rest