Heinz Radio: Policy That Matters

Policy that Matters is a radio show created and hosted by the students of the Heinz Journal. The show features commentary on current public policy issues and interviews with global policy leaders. You can find clips of the weekly radio show online and broadcasted across Western Pennsylvania on WRCT 88.3 Thursdays from 4:30 to 5 p.m.

Pittsburgh and Open Civic Data

Pittsburgh and Open Civic Data

Terms like government 2.0 and open data have become buzzwords in discussions of public policy and governance. Collaborative approaches toward more transparent, data-friendly governance have generated steam in Pittsburgh. The Western Pittsburgh Regional Data Center (WPRDC) is a key local mode for accessing...

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Arts and the Hill District: Past and Present

Arts and the Hill District: Past and Present

The Hill District of Pittsburgh has a rich cultural and arts heritage,earning the distinction “crossroads of the the world” by Harlem Renaissance poet Claude McKay. In the years preceding World War I, the Hill District developed as a major center for jazz. More recently, it brought us the...

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Tree Pittsburgh

Tree Pittsburgh

Danielle Crumrine is Executive Director of Tree Pittsburgh, an organization dedicated to protecting and growing our urban forests through tree planting, maintenance, and education. Ms. Crumrine has worked in various capacities in the Pittsburgh environmental community since 2000 and joins Heinz Radio...

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Will Bernstein of Allegheny Conference on Community Development

Will Bernstein of Allegheny Conference on Community Development

It’s no secret that Pittsburgh has undergone major developments in recent decades, earning itself national and global recognition as one of the most livable cities in America. But who are the key players behind such transformation? The Allegheny Conference on Community Development  is a leading economic...

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America’s Military

America’s Military

Leon Panetta has spent decades as a public servant in Washington DC. He’s served in three administrations, represented California in the House of Representatives for 16 years, worked as President Bill Clinton’s Director of the Office of Management and Budget as well as Chief of Staff, and served...

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Food for Thought with the Conflict Kitchen

Food for Thought with the Conflict Kitchen

Talk about Food for Thought: The Conflict Kitchen is a Pittsburgh restaurant that serves cuisine from countries with which the United States is in conflict. Using the social relations of food, the Kitchen engages the general public in discussions about countries, cultures, and people that they might...

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