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August 2016

Civic engagement fund supports projects in and out of the community, The Jewish Chronicle

July 2016

Melanie Talks about Pittsburgh’s Bicentennial Celebration! PTL Show (Pittsburgh Today Live), CBS

January 2016

Survey Reports on Diversity in Pittsburgh Region, Pittsburgh Business Times

Pittsburgh Regional Diversity Survey Confirms What Many Know: Pittsburgh Has Diversity Issues, NEXTpittsburgh

Regional Diversity Survey Yields Diverse Opinions, New Pittsburgh Courier

Pittsburgh Regional Diversity Survey Results Released, PUMP

Study Finds Pittsburgh Lags in Promoting Diversity, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh’s Community, Workplace Experience Different fro Those of Color, 90.5 WESA

Pittsburgh Regional Diversity Survey Report Released, Real Times Media

Survey Offers Picture, Perspectives of Region’s Diversity, PublicSource

Regional Consortium Releases Historic Diversity Survey, Pittsburgh Urban Media

March 2015

Report Highlights Lack of Diversity in Pittsburgh’s Workforce, Pittsburgh Business Times

Pittsburgh Region’s Workforce Lease Diverse Among Similar Regions, 90.5 WESA

Workforce Diversity Report Shows Room for Improvement, PITT News

Minority Employment Report: Diversified Workforce Lacking in Western PA, Trib Live

 June 2014

Attracting and retaining immigrants important to growth of region, New Pittsburgh Courier

City Leaders Discuss Welcoming Immigrants at Global Great Lakes Convening, American Immigration Council

Pittsburgh hosts global conference, rolls out Hola Pittsburgh!, Next Pittsburgh

Regional Community Leaders Examine Role Of Immigration In Economic Growth,90.5 WESA

Pittsburgh’s officials put out welcome sign for immigrants, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Global Great Lakes Conference Attracts Immigrants to Pittsburgh, Listen 90.5 WESA


May 2014

Pittsburgh’s economy has gained from high-skilled immigrants, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


February 2014

Regional Insights: Pittsburgh could use some immigrants, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh positives: Walkability, low crime and home prices, Tribune Review

Pittsburgh’s creative class is hampered by a lack of diversity, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


January 2014

Mini-Grant Awards Diversity in Pittsburgh, 90.5 WESA

12 projects funded to boost diversity within Pittsburgh community, workforce, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Vibrant Pittsburgh, Urban Affairs Foundation announce 2014 grant recipients, The Jewish Chronicle


November 2013

Peduto says his cabinet as Pittsburgh mayor will be most diverse in city history, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


October 2013

Mini Grants Initiative underway, Pittsburgh Business Times

Newcomers Invited to City-Wide Dine Around, 90.5 WESA

Press Release: CCAC selected to receive national diversity award, Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Speaker will share best practices in building a diverse workforce, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


August 2013

Vibrant Pittsburgh launches Diversity Fest, 90.5 WESA

Global Diversity Fest at South Park welcomes wide audience, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Rust Belt Cities, like Pittsburgh, trying to lure more immigrants, The World


July 2013

Becoming an American is a real-life Independence Day story, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


June 2013Google+ Hangout On Air/ Negotiating to Succeed: Seven skills to propel your career, OppsPlace Live!

World Music Day sponsored by Vibrant Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Urban Media


May 2013

World Music Day will get you dancing, Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

PNC’s Marsha Jones: Trailblazer of diversity in financial services, New Pittsburgh Courier

Pittsburgh World Music Day, GlobalPittsburgh News

How welcoming is Pittsburgh? An update on that biggest welcome dinner ever, PopCity Media

Rust Belt cities reach out for immigrants, Wall Street Journal

Pittsburgh: una ciudad que invita a los hispanos a vivir y disfrutar de sus encantos, AreaNewYork

En el Medio Oeste, los inmigrantes son bienvenidos, El Pais

‘Pittsburgh Te Invita’ ofrece la ‘Promesa’ de oportunidad, La Jornada Latina

Vàmonos pa’ Pittsburgh, La Nueva Semana

Uncover why Pittsburgh is becoming a top destination spot, Mismore

Cultivating New Leaders/ Getting to know you, Pleased to meet you, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Arte, Acción y Latinos en Pittsburgh, TeleGuia


March 2013

‘¡Hola, Pittsburgh!/¡Pittsburgh Te Invita!’ Campaign introduces Pittsburghers to Latinos, vice versa, Imagine Pittsburgh


February 2013

Strategies for hiring and retaining foreign students and graduates, Cohen & Grigsby

Vibrant Pittsburgh: Blacks must be part of diversity, New Pittsburgh Courier


January 2013Pittsburgh progressing in equal opportunity, still needs work, 90.5 WESA

African Americans in Pittsburgh: The newcomer experience, Pittsburgh Quarterly


December 2012

Vibrant Pittsburgh CEO: Immigration essential, Pittsburgh Business Times


November 2012Vibrant Pittsburgh offers mini grants to Affinity Groups,


October 2012

Volunteers for Refugee Mentor Program, Imagine Pittsburgh

“Best of the World” welcomes One Young World, Imagine Pittsburgh

Fulfilling the Promise… City graduation rate on the rise, New Pittsburgh Courier

Groups encouraging diversity eligible for grants, Pittsburgh Urban Media


September 2012

Pittsburgh Promise fulfilling goals – but still has work to do, 90.5 WESA

UPMC presents Annual Partnership Appreciation Event 2012, New Pittsburgh Courier

Soledad O’Brien Heads Diversity Conference, New Pittsburgh Courier

How can Pittsburgh improve its ranking as a top city for startups? Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Promise aims to lure Hispanics with aid, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Promise’s Annual Report boasts of good retention rate, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh’s newest immigrants, Pittsburgh Quarterly

The Pittsburgh Promise issues 2012 Report to the community, The Pittsburgh Foundation


August 2012

Commentary: Hispanic population growth raises regional economy, cultural gains, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Diversity Matters: Teaming up to bring more diversity to Pittsburgh’s workforce, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh looking to increase immigrant population, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

How do we make Pittsburgh a more welcoming community? PopCity Media

Melanie Harrington’s response to above article, PopCity Media

UPMC Inclusion Champion Awards, UPMC


July 2012

GlobalPittsburgh receives $5,000 grant from Vibrant Pittsburgh, GlobalPittsburgh News


June 2012

Diversity & Inclusion not just a workplace issue, Insight into Diversity

Pittsburgh sees Asian population increase, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh profile, SKY Delta Magazine

Making sure newcomers are welcome, connected, and more diverse, PopCity Media


May 2012

The Next Page: At home in Pittsburgh – Three immigrant stories, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


April 2012

Convention empowers attendees, New Pittsburgh Courier

Promoting diversity, New Pittsburgh Courier


March 2012

Pittsburgh organizations aim to lend helping hand to new arrivals, Pittsburgh Business Times

Vibrant Pittsburgh launches new diversity initiative, New Pittsburgh Courier

Local corporations invest in minority networking, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Johnson brings diversity to region, New Pittsburgh Courier

Johnson unveils through Vibrant Pittsburgh alliance, PR Newswire


May 2011

Generational diversity is positioning Pittsburgh as area of choice, Insight into Diversity

Pop Star: Melanie Harrington of Vibrant Pittsburgh, PopCity Media


December 2010

Economic Development Strategy, Insight into Diversity

Melanie Harrington profile, Insight into Diversity