Imagine Pittsburgh http://wesa.fm en Building Ties Between Pittsburgh and Puerto Rico http://wesa.fm/post/building-ties-between-pittsburgh-and-puerto-rico <p>Music can bring people together, but can it inspire people to travel almost 2,000 miles to find work in a new city?</p><p>16 Pittsburgh community organizations are sponsoring the appearance of Puerto Rican salsa band El Gran Combo at the JazzLive International Festival this weekend to launch a&nbsp;&nbsp;project to promote Pittsburgh as a destination for Puerto Rican workers, especially professionals, migrating from the island to mainland U.S.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 09:59:00 +0000 Kaye Burnet 31206 at http://wesa.fm 'Imagine Pittsburgh' Offers Employment Opportunities http://wesa.fm/post/imagine-pittsburgh-offers-employment-opportunities <p>The Allegheny County Conference on Community Development launched a new website today in an effort to fill 30,000 jobs available in Pittsburgh.</p><p>The announcement was made inside PNC Park — capacity 38,362 — about one seat for every available job.</p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 19:38:38 +0000 Michael Lynch 11217 at http://wesa.fm