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Power of 32 gives hope for Pittsburgh's economy

Dec 1, 2010 By Ann Belser, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh can stop celebrating how well it weathered the recession, because as other cities around the world are experiencing a recovery, Pittsburgh is falling behind again. In a study of 150 cities in the U.S. and abroad, researchers at the…

Teens weigh in on Power of 32 project

Dec 1, 2010

I have always believed that our young people are the voice of tomorrow. Power of 32 is a regional visioning initiative that will involve tens of thousands of people across 32 counties in Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. In September, I participated in a Power of 32…

Power of 32 seeks input from people from all walks of life

Nov 1, 2010 By Jessica Borders Times West Virginian

FAIRMONT – Power of 32 is "really a full community effort." As part of this initiative, which is the largest regional visioning project ever undertaken in the country, a series of…

Power of 32 Gathers: Looks to Spur Area Growth

Oct 12, 2010

Wheeling, WV – Power of 32 Gathers: Looks to Spur Area Growth September 30, 2010 – By IAN HICKS Staff Writer WHEELING – How can 4.2 million people with diverse backgrounds, goals and ideas spread out over a 17,000-square-mile area work toward common goals? That's what the Power of 32 "regional visioning initiative" aims to find out, and in doing so…

Power of 32 Talks Region's Future with College Students

Oct 12, 2010

MORGANTOWN – Counties in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Maryland are collaborating. The Power of 32 hosted a community conversation Monday night at West Virginia University. The Power of 32 is a regional collaboration working to…

32 Counties in 4 States Banding Together to Improve Region

Aug 2, 2010

Thirty-two counties, four states, one vision. That's the slogan of a group called the Power of 32. It's a two-year initiative that includes counties in Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The group has started gathering ideas by holding community conversations. "This initiative is based first in the citizens and residents…

States working to form regional blueprint - Power of 32 will help plot course for future

Aug 2, 2010 Cumberland Times-News

More than 60 business and community leaders and members of the public came together at the Allegany Arts Council Tuesday night for a Power of 32 Community Conversation meeting, beginning the listening phase of the program that will help mold the…

Power Of 32 Seeks Public Input Today

Aug 2, 2010

Meeting Will Shape Vision A Community Conversation conducted by the Power of 32-the regional visioning initiative that includes 32 counties in the Maryland panhandle, eastern Ohio, southwestern Pennsylvania, and West Virginia's mid-central and panhandle-will be held today, 5 p.m., at West Virginia Northern Community College. Food and refreshments at…

Meetings to collect ideas for regional planning

Aug 2, 2010

YOUNGSTOWN – Trained facilitators will conduct the first round of a series of community conversations today to discuss a shared regional-planning vision for the year 2025. At 1 p.m. today, meetings will be at the New Castle, Pa., public library, 207 E. North St.; and at the Mercer County Courthouse, 120 S. Diamond St., Mercer…

County developing a vision for the future with Power of 32

Jul 28, 2010 By Mark Hofmann, DAILY COURIER

Representative from county organizations, businesses and government took part in Community Conversations on Tuesday at Penn State-Fayette, the Eberly Campus. It is the first step in a…

Hard work ethic can build future, Armstrong residents say at Power of 32

Jul 28, 2010 By Mitch Fryer, LEADER TIMES

SOUTH BUFFALO – A few of Armstrong County's business, industry, education and government leaders added their ideas to a regional visioning initiative Tuesday morning. The 15 who attended the…

Power of 32 begins idea exchanges

Jul 27, 2010 Patrick Buchnowski

SOMERSET – The Power of 32 muscled into Somerset County on Tuesday. Power of 32 is a "regional visioning initiative" involving counties in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio and West Virginia. The goal is to form a regional plan that includes strengthening the economy and creating jobs…

Group aims to harness 'Power of 32'

Jul 26, 2010 By Michael Bradwell

Residents of Washington and Greene counties will have the opportunity on Tuesday to participate in a far-sighted, 32-county, multi-state regional forum dedicated to shaping the region over the next 15 years that has never been attempted anywhere in the United States. Their input to…

'Power of 32' Talks Region's Future

Jul 26, 2010 By Macall Allen

Counties in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Maryland are collaborating. MORGANTOWN – Thirty-two counties in four states are joining together to form the Power of 32. The regional visioning initiative involves 10 counties in West Virginia along with nearby counties in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Maryland. It says the 32…

You've Got the Power (of 32) at Community Conversations

Jul 21, 2010 POP CITY MEDIA

Clearly the hottest commodity in Pittsburgh right now is, well Pittsburghers. The "regional visioning initiative" known as Power of 32 will be seeking your input at simultaneous "community conversations" across the region beginning on Tues., July 27. They join the…

Westmoreland seeks input on national community development project - Valley News Dispatch

Jul 14, 2010 By R. A. Mont

Coming up Who: Power of 32 What: Community Conversation When: 9:00 p.m. Tuesday Where: Penn State New Kensington Conference Center, Upper Burrell One of the largest community development projects of all time is asking local residents for suggestions. The Power of 32 will be holding…

'Power of 32' Initiative Targeting McKeesport - McKeesport Daily News

Jul 9, 2010

By Patrick Cloonan, It seeks a shared vision of the future in a region reaching from Youngstown to Altoona, and from Clarksburg to Purchase Line. It's centered on Pittsburgh and such cities as Altoona, Wheeling and Youngstown, but it will focus on McKeesport, with a public meeting sometime before…

Power of 32 links counties - Tribune-Review

Jul 1, 2010

By Cody Francis About 20 Westmoreland County residents came together in Jeannette on Wednesday night to discuss the challenges, strengths and future of the region as part of a "regional visioning initiative." The initiative is called the Power of 32, a project that assembles 32 counties from…

Power of 32 Introduced - The New Pittsburgh Courier

Jun 23, 2010

Diane I. Daniels, Former politician and public servant, Allen G. Kukovich served as featured speaker during the June 18 Power Breakfast meeting held by the African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania. During his presentation he introduced the…

Group recruiting volunteers to speak up

Apr 21, 2010 The Almanac

In Brief - Cumberland Times-News

Apr 11, 2010 Cumberland Times-News

Regional visioning project seeks recruits

Apr 9, 2010 Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

CIC Hears About Four-State Shared Vision

Aug 19, 2009 Steubenville Herald Star

The Next Page: A Peek at Pittsburgh's Post-Industrial Peers

Aug 16, 2009 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Give-Take Approach - Visioning Project Must Benefit All InvolvedÓ-

Jun 25, 2009 The Johnstown Tribune-Democrat

Planners Hope to Promote Broad Swath as One Region

Jun 21, 2009 The Johnstown Tribune-Democrat

Group has a "Vision" for the Future

Jun 3, 2009 Weirton Daily Times

Group Offers New Vision for Development

Jun 3, 2009 Wheeling Intelligencer

Group Offering a New Vision for Development

Jun 3, 2009 Steubenville Herald Star

DCBA Hosts Regional Vision Project Seminar

Jun 2, 2009 Weirton Daily Times

Area Leaders Encouraged to Think Regionally

Jun 2, 2009 WTRF-TV

Project Aims to Create One Regional Vision

May 21, 2009 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Regional Planning Panel to Meet

May 20, 2009 WDUQ 90.5 FM

The New, New Visioning Project

May 20, 2009 Pittsblog

"Visioning" May Build Clout for Our Region

May 17, 2009 Wheeling Intelligencer

Project Seeks to Improve Region, County

May 8, 2009 The Daily American

County Hosts Kick Off "Shared Vision" Regional Project

May 6, 2009 Washington Observer-Reporter

Thirty Counties, One Vision for the Future

May 6, 2009 Wheeling Intelligencer

Former PA Senator to Lead Study on Shaping Pittsburgh Region

May 5, 2009 Pittsburgh Tribune-Review