• GTECH Launches Annual Report

    In 2014 we worked with 37 community partners to host 34 Ambassadors, engage 43 communities, help Pittsburgh residents reclaim 15 vacant lots and survey 5405 more. Download our full annual report.

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  • Data for All!

    Are you a community organization in Allegheny County looking to collect data is a standardized and sharable way? Consider joining the Pittsburgh Local Data Collaborative.

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  • There are Lots to Love in Pittsburgh

    With over 45,000 vacant lots in Allegheny County, there are a lot of lots in need of some love. Help us test a resource that will help citizens and communities reclaim vacant land in their neighborhoods.

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Upcoming Events

May 30, 2015

Volunteer Day, Northside Ambassador Angela

Volunteer Day at the Star Meditation Garden with ReClaim Northside Ambassador, Angela Williams. To join us, email Lydia Yoder >

Jun 10, 2015


THE INNOVATIVE + INCLUSIVE CITY June 10-12, 2015, in Pittsburgh Join 200+ leaders from cities across the U.S. for this […]

Jun 13, 2015

Volunteer Day, Northside Ambassador Nicole Flaherty

Volunteer Day at the Biggs Hillside Garden with ReClaim Northside Ambassador, Nicole Flaherty. To join us, email Lydia Yoder >

what’s new?

May 20, 2015

Finding Common Ground on a Vacant Lot in Homewood

GTECH, the Pittsburgh Marathon, FedEx Ground, Operation Better Block and Whole Foods Market work together to reclaim a vacant lot […]

May 20, 2015

Learning About Starbucks’ Sustainability Practices

Social Capital Council Members take a LEED Tour and Coffee Tasting with Starbucks   Starbucks is creating more eco-conscious stores on a […]

May 19, 2015

ReClaim Ambassador Projects: McKeesport and Northside

Residents share their ideas with their neighbors for filling vacant lots in Pittsburgh and McKeesport. Both the ReClaim McKeesport and […]

Our Mission

GTECH (Growth Through Energy and Community Health) Strategies is a nonprofit that is dedicated to cultivating the unrealized potential of people and places to improve the economic, social and environmental health of our communities.