Eastside Grassroots Coalition

The Eastside Grassroots Coalition (EGC) is a collaborative effort between the Urban Erie Community Development Corporation (UECDC) and the House of Mercy. The goal of the EGC is to engage residents, community organizations, and businesses to revitalize the Buffalo Road Corridor and surrounding neighborhoods creating a prosperous and thriving community.




Our Vision

Our neighborhood is a diverse and prosperous community with engaged residents, community-based organizations and businesses where investments are made to improve employment and educational opportunities and youth are mentored, valued, and rewarded for meaningful hard work.




Our Goals

Improve the Neighborhood

Promote Employment, Economic Development, & Education

Foster Youth Development

Assume Effective Governance

Improve Health of Community

Attract Public and Private Investment


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Find Us

2046 East 19th Street, Erie, PA‎

Monday through Friday
9AM – 5PM

(814) 899-3904‎