Initiative, Inc.

Building a stronger Hazelwood through inclusive

community development

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Please Excuse our Appearance: This Website is Under Construction

650+ Trees Planted/Adopted by residents

Generational Wealth Builder

Green Energy Promoted

Help Hazelwood Go Solar!

Our Programs

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

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. 



Greater Hazelwood Tree Giveaway

(Part of our ReLeaf Greater Hazelwood Grant with Tree Pittsburgh)

Click HERE to reserve your tree(s)



Volunteer Tree Planting in the Hazelwood Greenway

(Part of our ReLeaf Greater Hazelwood Grant with Tree Pittsburgh)

Wear pants and close-toed shoes.



Our Annual Safe Halloween Event

Pre-sealed bags of candy will be given to the children. Adults can enter the free drawing for a giant gift basket!

Location: the gazebo at the intersection of Second Ave. & Johnston Ave.