• Ald. Pat Dowell (3) attended opening ceremonies for the KICS Cup, with soccer players from United States, Ethiopia, Kenya, Puerto Rico, Palestine, Ghana, Columbia, Barbados, Canada, and Guatemala.
  • Ald. Scott Waguespack (32) tweeted some gems from yesterday’s police accountability hearings. 
  • Ald. Deb Mell’s (33) website has a full rundown of proposed redevelopment and zoning changes for the ward. She’s also attending a bike vigil for the Divvy rider killed last week. 
  • Ald. Carlos Ramirez Rosa (35) will be speaking on a Local Progress panel in Pittsburgh today titled: #ImmigrantRights in the Age of #BlackLivesMatter.
  • Ald. James Cappleman (46) issued a statement on Alton Sterling’s death, comparing it to the shooting in Orlando, saying it’s “one of many many reminders to the African-American community that they, too, must be on guard. As deeply as the Orlando event affected me, I can’t imagine what goes through the minds of the African-American community when another senseless murder targets one of their own.”
  • Ald. Ameya Pawar (47) shared a story about yesterday’s police accountability hearing and tweeted “We must have an honest conversation about institutional racism and move beyond the pro/anti police narrative.” He also said the Blue Lives Matter ordinance is a “an unbelievably callous proposal. We all need to learn to put a check our privilege.”
  • City Treasurer Kurt Summers tweeted “When it happens once every 25 hours in this country, it’s not an accident, it’s an epidemic. Rest in Power #AltonSterling #PhilandoCastile”