Creating a More Equitable Community

MBK Overview

The City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County officials, along with community leadership have embraced the President’s call to action and are dedicated to creating a more equitable community where all residents are able to benefit from the growth and improvements made over the last decade. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has been named “The Most Livable City” several times in the last five years; however, it is noted that for 25% of the City’s population, livability is a distant concept from which they are excluded.

Armed with this renewed commitment and a solid foundation for launching the local My Brother’s Keeper Initiative, the City and County hosted an “MBK” summit on October 31, 2014 at the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC), with over one hundred leaders from ten sectors including: Service and Community Centers; Healthcare; Faith­based; Philanthropy; Education; Government; Corporate; Law Enforcement; Workforce; and Advocacy.

Establishing from Cradle to Career

Cradle to career Infographic

Stories & Data

Regional facts Infographic

If America stands for anything, it stands for the idea of opportunity for everybody; the notion that no matter who you are, or where you came from, or the circumstances into which you were born, if you work hard, if you take responsibility, then you can make it in this county.

– President Barack Obama, February 27, 2014