Celebration of Cathy “the kissing crossing guard of Lawrenceville”
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Celebration of Cathy “the kissing crossing guard of Lawrenceville”

Join us in Arsenal Park at the cannon (located at the lower entrance along 40th Street) on Tuesday 11/30 at 4 PM for a community celebration of Cathy Gamble, AKA the “kissing crossing guard of Lawrenceville.” This year marks 20 years of service of Cathy protecting our neighbors, while dancing, singing, blowing kisses, waving, and…

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No Lawrenceville Independence Day Celebration 2021

A message from the Fireworks committee Dear Community Members: Unfortunately, again this year after careful consideration of all the issues involved and a great deal of soul searching the Lawrenceville Fireworks Committee must announce the cancelation of this year’s July 4th Celebration scheduled for June 26, 2021 to be held at Arsenal Park. The Committee remains 100% committed to bringing the event back bigger and better than ever.  The Committee would like to thank you, the members of the community, for your patience…

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“Kids & Families Day” at the Lawrenceville Farmers Market

“Kids & Families” Day will be every second Tuesday of the month at the Lawrenceville Farmers Market, through December. Join us for special free and fun programming for families each month! – June 8th – July 13th – August 10th – September 14th – October 12th – November 9th – December 14th

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Applications opening: 35 brand new, affordable units!

35 affordable apartments (1, 2, and 3 BRs) are coming online in Lower Lawrenceville at the brand new Sixth Ward Flats from ACTION Housing (3350 Penn Avenue and 207 34th Street). 8 units are reserved for people with disabilities. Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8) are accepted, but not required. LU is available to assist anyone…

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We’re hiring: Community Organizer for PEP Rally program

Lawreneville United is seeking a highly passionate, productive, strategic community organizer to join our team of dedicated community advocates and professional to staff the PEP Rally program, which works with families and community partners to strengthen and support Lawrenceville’s neighborhood public schools. To read the full job description, click HERE. Interested applicants should submit a…

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LU testimony at PPS public hearing re: proposed school closures on 2/22

In response to a proposed plan to reconfigure Pittsburgh Public Schools, LU provided testimony at the February 22nd public hearing in front of PPS administration and the School Board. Read our full testimony HERE. Are you a parent, caregiver, student, or community member interested in supporting strong public schools? Get involved with our PEP Rally…

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A Message from the Lawrenceville Fireworks Committee

Dear Community Members: The members of the Lawrenceville Fireworks Committee hope this message finds everyone safe and healthy. It is with a great deal of sadness that we must inform you that this year’s July 4th Celebration scheduled for June 27, 2020 at Arsenal Park in Lawrenceville is canceled.  This was a very difficult decision…