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Powered by volunteers, the Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition (SHUC) is a non-profit community development organization established over 40 years ago to foster civic and social programs to improve the quality of life for all residents in the 14th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh. The organization strives to find creative and sustainable ways to preserve, improve, and enhance our beloved neighborhood. Be involved! We hope to see you at one of our upcoming meetings or events.

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Support SHUC on Giving Tuesday

Today is #GivingTuesday! The Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition is powered by hardworking volunteers who are dedicated to enhancing and celebrating the Squirrel Hill community. The Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition (SHUC) is a non-profit organization that began over 40 years ago to bring a variety of programs and activities to benefit those living in the 14th
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SHUC Annual 2017 Neighborhood Meeting and Open House

On Thursday November 16th at Levinson Hall in the JCC Squirrel Hill, 7pm, we will be holding our annual public meeting with a focus this year on “Transportation Safety and Mobility in Squirrel Hill.” Our featured guest speaker is Department of Mobility and Infrastructure Director Karina Ricks, who will talk about how the City’s Complete
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SHUC Support of 5800 Forward Development

On September 28, 2017, the Coalition submitted a letter of support with contingencies to the City of Pittsburgh Zoning Board of Adjustment regarding a proposed development at 5800 Forward Ave. The following is an excerpt from that letter: The Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition (the “Coalition”) supports the granting of all but one of the variances
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August Bike-Ped Committee Trail Proposal

Potential Pedestrian-Bicycle Route to Improve Transportation Access in Greenfield and Squirrel Hill, and Provide Access Through Buncher Site Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition is pursuing a new pedestrian-bicycle route that would connect southern Squirrel Hill/eastern Greenfield with Saline Street in The Run section of Greenfield. The purpose is for walkers and bicyclists to have access to
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Making of a Night Market

By Camille Chidsey, Marian Lien, Britt Reints For the third summer, the Squirrel Hill Night Market will be bringing people together under the night sky for a celebration of diversity, culture, cuisine and community. Modeled after the open-air nighttime street festivals commonly found in cities across Asia and Europe, each event is designed to have
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2017 Squirrel Hill Treasures

E.J. Strassburger A lifelong resident of Squirrel Hill, E.J. Strassburger is a civil rights lawyer devoted to community service, focusing on housing and social justice for low income people. Strassburger’s professional achievements are lengthy. He was an instructor at Carnegie Mellon University, teaching classes on civil liberties and also taught at the University of Pittsburgh.
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