• Pittsburgh Blight Bootcamp

    Join The Pittsburgh Blight Working Group for the first Pittsburgh Blight Bootcamp on November 7th, 2015, for a one day event to learn about resources and best practices to increase the impact of community led blight elimination efforts.

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  • Green Playces

    Green Playces is a program that takes action against blight, connects young people to fun, open green spaces and uses those spaces as a platform for environmental education.

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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

Nov 7, 2015

Pittsburgh Blight Bootcamp

The Pittsburgh Blight Working Group made up of the City of Pittsburgh, Neighborhood Allies, GTECH Strategies, PCRG and Design Center […]

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Sep 30, 2015

A Fond Farewell and a Happy Welcome

It’s with mixed emotions that I announce my last day here at GTECH Strategies as the Marketing and Communications Manager. […]

Sep 30, 2015

Lawrenceville United uses Pittsburgh LocalData Collaborative to sign up neighborhood children for pre-K and kindergarten

For the past three years GTECH has facilitated the Pittsburgh LocalData Collaborative (PLDC), a digital platform that makes it easy to […]

Sep 24, 2015

Explore 23 maps that showcase Northside treasures

Treasure mapping in a quest to build community resources This summer, we had the pleasure of working with 11 student […]

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.