Elaine Effort ContributorElaine Effort is a longtime news reporter, producer and host of Pittsburgh Profiles for the former KQV All News radio station. She's excited about joining 90.5 WESA as a contributing reporter. Hill District Community Lab Makes Citizen Scientists Of Students By Elaine Effort • Jul 9, 2018 Elaine Effort / 90.5 WESA Listen Listening... / 3:53 Elaine Effort speaks to professor Andre Samuel for 90.5 WESA's 90 Neighborhoods, 90 Good Stories. One of the few community bio-medical labs in the nation is located in Pittsburgh's Hill District. The Neighborhood Group Trying To Guide Change In Larimer By Elaine Effort • Jun 28, 2018 Elaine Effort / 90.5 WESA At its peak, 14,000 residents lived in the Larimer neighborhood of Pittsburgh. According to the 2010 census, the neighborhood is down to just 1,700 people. One Group Helping West End Residents Navigate Criminal Justice System After A Loved One Is Killed By Elaine Effort • Jun 11, 2018 Elaine Effort / 90.5 WESA Listen Listening... / 3:53 An interview with Diane Powell. Around six months ago, during a West End community meeting hosted by Black Women for Positive Change, Pittsburgh chapter president Diane Powell heard a frustration she knew how to tackle. Homewood Project Brings Neighborhood Back Into The ‘Larger Fabric Of American Communities’ By Elaine Effort • May 14, 2018 Elaine Effort / 90.5 WESA Last year, local journalist Ervin Dyer created American Heroes: The Homewood Project, in an effort to bring positive attention to African-American men doing good work in their neighborhood. Dyer spoke with 90.5 WESA contributor Elaine Effort about the project and how he hopes to move it forward. Their conversation has been edited for length and clarity. ELAINE EFFORT: What is the Homewood Heroes project?