15 05, 2017

Week of May 15th – Lots Going On!


It's a busy week here at Work Hard Pittsburgh.... Stop in to our Headquarters or check these events: Monday May 15 Brashear  Association Open House at ALEC will feature a special collaboration with coop member Haggerty Media and students of the ALEC.  Together Haggerty Media and other coop members worked with students to create Allentown [...]

31 01, 2017

Next Hack-a-Thon Weekend Focuses on Social Innovation


Next month during President’s Day weekend (February 17-20), Repair the World and local partners will the host The Social Innovation Challenge at sites throughout East Liberty.  The structure is simple: anyone can submit an idea under the umbrella of Art Innovation, Faith-based Innovation, or Innovation through Technology, teams will be formed and will work [...]

23 01, 2017

Work Hard Pittsburgh’s Guide to Combatting EAFS


Happy belated New Year. We are resolved to post here more frequently, so keep an eye out. For many of us, the end of 2016 was a drag. We watched our friends and peers struggle with a paradigm shift in our culture that is foreboding and sad (non-ironic use of the word). Work has seemed [...]

29 11, 2016

Pitt Students Participate in Marketing Challenge for Local Businesses


On Saturday, November 19th, Work Hard Pittsburgh had six University of Pittsburgh students and one Pitt Business faculty member visit to learn more about Work Hard and Academy Pittsburgh.   The group also teamed up with two small businesses in the Allentown area to develop a social media action plan through a Hackathon competition. Stuart [...]

19 10, 2015

UpTo Mainstreet and Services to the Street


Last week, Pittsburgh Tall was proud to host UpTo Mainstreet Allentown – a program providing digital media and marketing services to local businesses and home entrepreneurs. UpTo Mainstreet was created and managed by UpTo Know Good, an organization designed to provide accessible services to small businesses by occupying vacant storefronts in transitioning communities. During the week, UpTo Mainstreet occupied 827 E. Warrington [...]

18 06, 2014

Small Business Resource Fair with Big Partners


The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, Mayor Bill Peduto's Office, Kiva City Pittsburgh, and Google's Free "Get Your Business Online" Program are hosted a small business resource fair in our coworking space! Community members were able to learn about neighborhood business grants, free resources available to new and established small business, and 0% or low interest [...]