The Pittsburgh Foundation

Vibrant Democracy

“Sometimes Democracy is hot, and in the streets, and it's noisy because it's about the people and making sure that they matter,” said Celeste Taylor, at a fall 2016 get out the vote media event. Taylor led voter registration efforts for the Black Political Empowerment Project. BPEP is among the partners in Nonprofit Vote 2016, facilitated regionally by the Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership.
“Sometimes Democracy is hot, and in the streets, and it's noisy because it's about the people and making sure that they matter,” said Celeste Taylor, at a fall 2016 get out the vote media event. Taylor led voter registration efforts for the Black Political Empowerment Project. BPEP is among the partners in Nonprofit Vote 2016, facilitated regionally by the Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership.

Vibrant Democracy seeks to increase civic dialogue and to create and disseminate research to inform and shape policy. To encourage civic participation, we invest in projects that address the following focus areas: Civic Engagement and Research and Dissemination of Findings to Impact Policy. 

 
Evidenced by

  • Civic Engagement: Increase participation in civic dialogue leading to community organizing to advance social change.
  • Research and Dissemination of Findings to Impact Policy: Create and disseminate research on critical community issues designed to inform and shape public policy.