Connecting with Our Community


Vibrant Pittsburgh

We believe that a diverse workforce is essential to the ongoing economic vitality of the Greater Pittsburgh region. We must attract, retain, elevate and educate people of all backgrounds, including New Americans, and create an environment that is inclusive and welcoming.

Vibrant Pittsburgh Mission:

Our mission is to embrace inclusion, to ensure the Pittsburgh region's growth by attracting, retaining and elevating a diversity of talent, and to promote the region nationally and internationally as a diverse, welcoming region of opportunities.


Corporate Equity & Inclusion Roundtable (CEIR)

CEIR's purpose is to achieve higher levels of inclusion of people of color and diversity in employment, in business ownership and in business development in the Pittsburgh and Southwestern Pennsylvania Region. The Roundtable's vision is to bring about measurable lasting change and breakthroughs in workforce diversity and inclusion and economic opportunities.

Mission:

To develop and implement strategies to overcome the diversity and inclusion challenges within the corporate sector in Pittsburgh and Southwestern Pennsylvania, by facilitating collaboration with key partners from educational institutions, community organizations, workforce development agencies and professional organizations collectively working toward a common goal of branding the region with a strong and meaningful commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.


Greater Pittsburgh Higher Education Diversity Consortium (GPHEDC)

Mission:

The Greater Pittsburgh Higher Education Diversity Consortium (GPHEDC) is dedicated to guiding and facilitating transformative change to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in support of academic excellence and educational opportunities at colleges and universities in the Southwestern Pennsylvania
region.


Pittsburgh Council on Higher Education (PCHE)

Mission:

PCHE is a volunteer, multi-purpose consortium of the 10 colleges and universities located in Allegheny County, PA. From the beginning, its purposes have been to provide a means for sharing resources, insights, and information among member institutions; engage in joint or cooperative activities and projects; and offer a common voice on matter that affect all of the member institutions.


Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh

The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh gathers resources to ensure social, political and economic justice for all Americans. The Urban League will provide bold leadership, innovative programs, and policies to strengthen the region by helping African Americans reach their full potential. With the active engagement in the Pittsburgh community, the Urban League advocates economic opportunity and justice that leads to significant improvement in the quality of our lives.

Mission:

The Mission of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh is to enable African Americans to secure economic self-reliance, parity and power, and civil rights.