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Hazelwood Initiative, Inc.

Building a stronger Hazelwood through inclusive community development


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Generational Wealth Builder

650+ Trees Planted/Adopted by residents

Green Energy Promoted

Our Programs

We are a 501(c)3 Non-profit, Community Development Corporation proudly based in Greater Hazelwood! We love our neighborhood. It's why we organize programs that connect residents, make homeownership affordable, and advocate for neighborhood needs. 

Economic Justice

Affordable rentals, affordable homeownership program that helps with accumulating generational wealth and affordable community development

Environmental Justice

Energy Justice, air quality, food justice (gardens and previous support of the summer market which led to Dylamato's Market opening as well as the former C&Ds Kitchen and 61Z Cafe restaurant spaces which will soon reopen as a black-run, businesses), urban forestry, and transportation work



Development Activities Meetings 


As the Registered Community Organization (RCO) for Greater Hazelwood, we want to inform you that there will be a Development Activities Meeting for Hazelwood Green with Tishman Speyer and Carnegie Mellon University regarding the proposed Robotics Innovation Center. They will be answering questions and taking feedback on their proposal.

Refreshments provided!

Location: Community Kitchen (107 Flowers Ave 2nd Floor)


Everybody's Garden Cleanup   


Join Hazelwood Initiative and The Mission Continues for a garden cleanup and spring garden prep to get the garden ready for the upcoming planting season!

Location: Everybody's Garden (301 W Elizabeth St)


Open House for AHOP Homes 


Hazelwood Initiative is looking for a qualified low-income home buyer to purchase these newly renovated homes. Come see the homes and find out how you may be able to own your own home for less than you pay in rent. 

If you can't attend the open house and want to learn more, please visit or email Dave Brewton:

Location: 239 and 333 Mansion Street 


Tree ID Walk and Tree Planting 


Join Hazelwood Initiative and Tree Pittsburgh for a Tree ID Walk and Tree Planting. Meet at 10am at Lytle Land for the Tree ID Walk and at 11am at the Hazelwood Library for the Tree Planting. 

Location: Lytle Land (5113 Lytle Street) and Hazelwood Library (5006 Second Ave)

Check out our events page for more information!

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