Pittsburgh Activist Organizations Directory

Pittsburgh activist organizations directory listing including those groups: Alternative lifestyle groups, art clubs, car clubs, environmental organizations, leadership & civil rights groups, volunteer organizations and others.

1. Alternative Lifestyle Groups

Listing all gay, lesbian, bisexual & transgender resources in the Western Pennsylvania and Pittsburgh areas. These local groups, publications and attractions are great ways to meet people with the same lifestyles as you.

Bet Tikvah
An Alternative Jewish group in Pittsburgh for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community
http://www.bettikvah.org/

Club Pittsburgh
A 3-floor 24/7 private club for gay men.
http://www.clubpittsburgh.com/

Dreaming Ant
Pittsburgh’s independent, documentary, gay, lesbian & foreign DVD rental source
http://www.dreamingant.com/

Gay & Lesbian Center of Pittsburgh
Gay & Lesbian Center of Pittsburgh

Out In Pittsburgh
Out In Pittsburgh – Gay and Lesbian Pittsburgh Resource Guide
http://www.outinpittsburgh.com/

Out Publishing
Out – Pittsburgh’s Gay, Lesbian Newspaper
http://www.outpub.com/

PFLAG Pittsburgh
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays – Pittsburgh Chapter
http://www.pflagpgh.org/

Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force – PATF
Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force (PATF)
http://www.patf.org/

Pittsburgh Frontrunners
Pittsburgh Frontrunners is a running club for Pittsburgh’s gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community.
http://www.pittsburgh-frontrunners.org/

Pittsburgh International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
Pittsburgh International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
http://www.pilgff.org/

2. Art Clubs

Listing all Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania area art clubs. These local organizations are dedicated to maintaining the area’s art quality through meetings & seminars.

Art from Chaos
An organization committed to support and promote the expression of self through the arts
http://www.artfromchaos.org/

Articulate Pittsburgh Creative Network
Articulate Pittsburgh Creative Network
http://art-iculate.org/

Gateway to the Arts
Transforms the lives of children through active participation in the arts
http://www.gatewaytothearts.org/

Gist Street Reading Series
Readings held monthly and feature local and national poets and writers.
http://www.giststreet.org/

Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
http://pittsburghartscouncil.org/

Pittsburgh Watercolor Society
Pittsburgh Watercolor Society
http://www.pittsburghwatercolors.org/

Squirrel Hill Poets Workshop
We gather twice a month at the Squirrel Hill branch of Carnegie Library to discuss our work
http://squirrelhillpoets.org/

3. Car Clubs

Listing all automobile clubs in the Western Pennsylvania and Pittsburgh areas. These local car clubs are great ways to communicate and network with others that share teh same passion about the cars you do.

Corvette Club of Western Pennsylvania
Corvette Club of Western Pennsylvania

Greater Pittsburgh GTO Club
Pontiac GTO owners and enthusiasts organization featuring upcoming events & photos

Greater Pittsburgh Mustang Club
Greater Pittsburgh Ford Mustang Club
http://www.gpmc.org/

Heritage Region Jeep Alliance (HRJA)
For owners of a Jeep in Western PA and Butler County
http://www.hrja.org

Mercedes-Benz Club of America – Pittsburgh Section
Mercedes-Benz Club of America – Pittsburgh Section
http://www.mbcapitt.org/

North Hills Sports Car Club Autocross in Pittsburgh
North Hills Sports Car Club
http://www.nhscc.com/

North Pittsburgh Corvette Club
North Pittsburgh Corvette Club
http://www.npcorvetteclub.org/

Pittsburgh Area DeLorean Maintenance Club
Pittsburgh Area DeLorean Maintenance Club
http://www.padmc.com/

Pittsburgh Mazda Miata Club
Miata enthusiasts in the Pittsburgh vicinity.
http://www.miataclub.net/

Pittsburgh Vintage Scooter Club
Pittsburgh Vintage Scooter Club
http://www.steelcityscooters.com/

4. Environmental Organizations

Listing all environment groups in the Western Pennsylvania and Pittsburgh areas. The Earth’s climate and environment depend on the changes that we make today. These local environmental organizations are specialized in tackling the difficult energy and pollution crisis we have here in Western PA.

3 Rivers Wet Weather Demonstration Program
Committed to improving the quality of Allegheny County’s water resources
http://www.3riverswetweather.org/

Abandoned Mine Reclamation Clearinghouse
Information for Pennsylvania watershed associations dealing with abandoned mine reclamation (AMR) issues
http://amrclearinghouse.org/

Allegheny Defense Project
Working for the protection of the natural heritage of the Alleghenies
http://www.alleghenydefense.org/

Allegheny Land Trust
Helping save local land that contributes to the scenic and environmental wealth of our region

Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania
Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania
http://www.aswp.org/

CCI Center
A non-profit organization whose mission is for responsible energy use in homes and other buildings
http://www.ccicenter.org/

Citizens Against Litter – Shadyside
A loosely connected group of Shadyside residents passionate about picking up litter in their neighborhood.
http://www.citizensagainstlitter.org

Friends of the Riverfront
Works to promote public access to and appreciation of the region’s river resources.

Green Building Alliance of Pittsburgh
64 South 14th Street, Pittsburgh PA 15203
http://www.gbapgh.org/

GroundZero Pittsburgh
Group who collaborates on projects focused on Pittsburgh’s urban environment and culture.
http://www.gzpgh.org

5. Leadership & Civil Rights Groups

Listing all civil rights and leadership organizations in the Western Pennsylvania and Pittsburgh areas. These civil liberty clubs were created by groups to equalize the injustices in the Pittsburgh region. The leadership groups were created to help our young people grow up to be the best that they can be.

American Civil Liberties Union – Pittsburgh Chapter
The ACLU is the nation’s foremost advocate of individual rights.
http://www.pgh.aclu.org/

CASA of Allegheny County
Court appointed special advocates

CORO – Training Tomorrow’s Leaders
Offers hands-on training needed to make meaningful contributions to society

Junior League of Pittsburgh
A volunteer organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism

The Economic Club of Pittsburgh
A forum for informed discussion of regional, national, and global economic policy issues
http://www.econclubpgh.org

The Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation
The Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation

Three Rivers Community Foundation
TRCF seeks to bring about social, racial, and economic justice for all citizens in southwestern PA
http://www.trcf.net

World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh
http://www.worldaffairspittsburgh.org

6. Volunteer Organizations

Listing all volunteer organizations in the Western Pennsylvania and Pittsburgh areas. These volunteer groups can help clean up neighborhoods to help senior citizens enjoy their golden years. Please help these organizations, and volunteer your valuable time today.

Holy Family Institute
8235 Ohio River Boulevard – Pittsburgh, PA 15202

Pittsburgh Cares (412.471.2114)
Pittsburgh’s premiere volunteer organization, providing rewarding volunteer opportunities for several thousand Pittsburghers and providing volunteer hands to many local agencies across our fine city.
http://www.pittsburghcares.org/

Pittsburgh East Rotary Club
Rooted in diversity and commitment to the ideals: community, international and vocational service
http://www.pittsburgheastrotary.org/

Pittsburgh Habitat for Humanity
Pittsburgh Habitat for Humanity
http://www.pittsburghhabitat.org/

The Rotary Club of Pittsburgh
News and information about the Rotary Club of Pittsburgh, PA USA
http://www.pittsburghrotary.org

7. Other Groups

Listing other local groups in the Western Pennsylvania and Pittsburgh areas. These organizations, centers and groups will help you communicate with others with the same love as you have in your activities.

Creation Science Fellowship, Inc. (CSF) of Pittsburgh
Organization engaged in the scientific and religious aspects of the creation/evolution controversy
http://www.csfpittsburgh.org/

East End Cooperative Ministry
(EECM) is an interfaith coalition of 47 congregations, parishes and institutions united to serve human needs of Pittsburgh’s East End residents
http://www.eecm.org/

Frick Involved Dog Owners (FIDO)
A charitable organization serving Pittsburgh area dog owners who enjoy Frick Park
http://www.fidopgh.org/

Greater Pittsburgh Aquarium Society
Greater Pittsburgh Aquarium Society (GPASI)
http://www.gpasi.org/

Hosanna House
A multi-purpose community center which serves over 27,000 people a year
http://www.hosannahouse.org/

MAJIC 12
Pittsburgh’s Premier Science Fiction and Comics Forum
http://www.majic12.com/

Mt. Lebanon Genealogy Society
Meets at the Mt. Lebanon Library
http://www.mtlebanongenealogysociety.org

North Hills Toastmasters Club
1501 West Ingomar Road – Pittsburgh, PA 15237
http://www.northhillstoastmasters.org/

NorthShore Community Alliance
Nonprofit human services organization that works to keep families together by providing intensive in-home training to families in crisis
http://www.nca-pgh.org/

People Concerned for the Unborn Child
Pennsylvania’s Oldest and Largest Grassroots Pro-Life Organization
http://www.pcuc.org/