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BRINGING GREATER CHANGE

Read about how our member organizations have leveraged the Collaborative to engage in meaningful partnerships, increase their own capacity, and bring about greater change in their communities!

Recap: November 17 Jefferson Community Collaborative Meeting

Recap: November 17 Jefferson Community Collaborative Meeting

On Thursday, November 17, the Jefferson Community Collaborative had its second meeting of the 2022 season at The Georgetown Centre in Pleasant Hills. The group of over 100 attendees received updates on Foundation initiatives including the Jefferson Community...

Disinformation in Voting – Jefferson Votes Lunch and Learn Series

Disinformation in Voting – Jefferson Votes Lunch and Learn Series

On Thursday, October 20 the Jefferson Community Collaborative hosted its final panel discussion in the Jefferson Votes Lunch and Learn Series on Disinformation in Voting. Our panel of speakers including Lara Putnam, Co-Lead of the Pitt Disinformation Lab...

How to Market Voting to Your Constituents

How to Market Voting to Your Constituents

On Thursday, August 25, the Jefferson Community Collaborative hosted a panel of speakers who shared tips and tricks to engage constituents and community members around nonpartisan voter engagement. Through their own experiences, they explained what grassroots...

Jefferson Votes Mini-Grants and How To Get Started

Jefferson Votes Mini-Grants and How To Get Started

To support the Jefferson Votes Initiative, the Jefferson Regional Foundation in conjunction with the Voter Engagement Task Force of the Civic and Policy Engagement Action Team, has created a one-stop-shop webpage of information around voting in Pennsylvania, a toolkit...

Jefferson Votes Toolkit Now Available!

Jefferson Votes Toolkit Now Available!

The Jefferson Votes Toolkit is an essential element of the nonpartisan initiative created by the Jefferson Regional Foundation and the 100+ member strong Jefferson Community Collaborative. The Jefferson Collaborative is excited to provide targeted,...

New Jefferson Votes Initiative Has Launched!

New Jefferson Votes Initiative Has Launched!

Jefferson Votes is a nonpartisan initiative of the Jefferson Regional Foundation and the 100+ member strong, Jefferson Community Collaborative. This voter engagement initiative is designed and led by the Collaborative’s very own Civic and Policy Engagement Action Team...

Contributing to Community – Welcoming Neighbor Alliance

Contributing to Community – Welcoming Neighbor Alliance

In response to ongoing rumors and disinformation around immigrants and refugees in the community, Paula Kelly, Director of Whitehall Library, worked with South Hills Interfaith Movement, Literacy Pittsburgh and the Bhutanese Community Association of Pittsburgh to...

Civic Engagement in the Time of Coronavirus

Civic Engagement in the Time of Coronavirus

The Jefferson Counts 2020 Census Campaign was first launched in February of 2019 with early support from the Foundation Grants Committee and the Collaborative Vision Council and with the understanding that an accurate Census Count would ensure essential resources,...

Supporting Strong Executive Leadership in the Jefferson Area

Supporting Strong Executive Leadership in the Jefferson Area

Supporting the leaders of local nonprofits is always crucial but has been especially important since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, as leaders are navigating rapid change and adjusting to new and emerging community needs. Funded through a grant from Jefferson...

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