Program to Aid Citizen Enterprise helps nonprofits tackle the details
AUG 05, 2016

The board turned to the Program to Aid Citizen Enterprise, an organization that for nearly 50 years has worked to help bolster agencies like Macedonia FACE that help struggling African-Americans and other groups in need throughout Allegheny County.

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette SEEN
APR 11, 2016

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette SEEN editor Natalie Bencivenga reporting on the 8th Annual Inclusive Voices.

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2016 PACE Proclamation from Pittsburgh City Council
APR 05, 2016

The Council of the City of Pittsburgh declares Friday, April 8, 2016, to be “PACE DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.

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Lynne Hayes Freeland SHow
APR 03, 2016

CBS Pittsburgh's Lynne Hayes Freeland interviews PACE Board Chair Claudette R. Lewis and PACE Advisory Council Member Bernice Martin Lee about the 8th Annual Inclusive Voices networking event.

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KDKA SUNDAY BUSINESS PAGE
MAR 29, 2016

CBS Pittsburgh's Jon Delano interviews PACE Board Chair Claudette R. Lewis and PACE Executive Director Lucille E. Dabney about the 8th Annual Inclusive Voices Luncheon.

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WPXI Impact
MAR 23, 2016

WPXI Pittsburgh's Jonas Chaney interviews PACE Board Chair Claudette R. Lewis and PACE Executive Director Lucille E. Dabney about the 8th Annual Inclusive Voices Luncheon.

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KQV Pittsburgh Profiles
MAR 03, 2016

KQV Pittsburgh's Elaine Effort interviews PACE Executive Director Lucille Dabney and PACE Public Relations and Fundraising Coordinator Victoria Garner about the 8th Annual Inclusive Voices Luncheon.

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Comcast Newsmakers
FEB 29, 2016

Comcast Newsmakers host Tonia Caruso talks with PACE Board of Commissioners Vice Chair, Keith Caldwell, and Advisory Board Member, Bernice Lee.

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Inclusive Voices Gets More Inclusive at PACE Luncheon
Mar 27, 2014

Six years ago, the Program to Aid Citizen Enterprise (PACE) held it’s first Inclusive Voices luncheon where selected leaders in their various fields had conversations with people whom they might never normally come in contact with.

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OMI No Longer Under Police Oversight, Walker Replaces Kraus
Mar 26, 2014

One of the lesser ballyhooed changes made by Mayor Bill Peduto as he seeks to put his stamp on the city may turn out to…

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Claudette Lewis Appointed as Chair of PACE Board
Jan 13, 2014

PITTSBURGH – Program to Aid Citizen Enterprise (PACE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Claudette R. Lewis, as the 2014-2015 chair of its Board…

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McAuley Ministries Awards $1.2 Million in Grants to 17 Nonprofit Organizations
Aug 31, 2013

Michelle Rone Cooper, Executive Director McAuley Ministries, the grant-making arm of Pittsburgh Mercy Health System, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, has awarded 19 grants totaling $1.2 million to 17 nonprofit organizations. Announced today, the majority of the grants will support business development, education, services to persons who are homeless, and capacity-building initiatives in Pittsburgh’s Hill District, Uptown, and West Oakland communities.

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PACE Building Community Partnerships
Apr 17, 2013

In some cities, business ventures are launched in backroom deals at exclusive clubs where powerbrokers make decisions without community…

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$4,000 Grant to ‘Love Front Porch’
Sep 19, 2012

“Love Front Porch,” the brainchild of local artist and activist Vanessa German, has been awarded a $4,000 grant for her unique and heartfelt project aimed at ending gun violence and inspiring creativity in her community. THE LOVE PORCH—The Love Porch, in Homewood, is where you can see paintings and painted signs by the kids throughout the yard and the porch. Above, some of the local kids are painting on the porch with Vanessa German watching over them.

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NEED Names New Leaders
Jul 3, 2012

Following the recent death of President and CEO Sylvester Pace, NEED announced board member Claudette Lewis will serve as interim president and CEO while a search is conducted for Pace’s replacement. NEED also announced that UPMC’s Candi Castleberry-Singleton will take the reins of the organization as the new chair of the NEED Board of Directors effective July 1.

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Saturday Diary / Keeping PACE with our differences – Pittsburgh
Apr 21, 2012

…Second, the “Inclusive Voices” luncheon was a pleasure, giving me and the other participants the opportunity to identify, think about and …

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PACE Takes on Youth Issues at Annual Luncheon
Apr 13, 2012

At the 4th Annual Inclusive Voices community exchange luncheon, youth issues took center stage. Hosted by the Program to Aid Citizen Enterprise, the yearly event brings together some of Pittsburgh’s most influential leaders and voices. “PACE was formed upon the assassination of (Rev. Dr.) Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil unrest that followed in our community. We noted some of the concerns youth had at two different points in time, but they remain critical issues today,” said Bob Nelkin, president of the United Way…

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PACE Implements Unique Networking Forum
Apr 15, 2011

When the Program To Aid Citizen Enterprise, hit on the idea of having a reception and luncheon focused around informal conversations rather than a traditional fundraiser with a keynote speaker, no one was sure how it would be received. Now in its third year, organizers for the Inclusive Voices luncheon actually had to limit attendees to 230. So, it seems to have been received well. “Everyone seems to enjoy it. This way, we get to meet everyone, learn from each other,” said PACE Executive Director Lucille Dabney.

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‘Inclusive Voices’ Format a Success at PACE Luncheon
Apr 21, 2010

A year ago, the directors of the Program to Aid Citizen Enterprise, hit upon the idea of having a reception and luncheon focused around informal conversations rather than a traditional fundraiser. As one member put it, “It’s not just a fundraiser, it’s a friend raiser.” Since the first event went so well, they tried it again April 9, and more than 230 community, business and government leaders participated, up from 190 in 2009.

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