Al Condeluci, CEO of Community Living and Support Services (CLASS), teaches at the University of Pittsburgh, writes, speaks, and consults on issues related to culture, community, and social capital.


About Al

Al Condeluci is CEO of Community Living and Support Services (CLASS), a community based support system for folks with all types of disabilities in Pittsburgh, PA. He holds an MSW and PhD from the University of Pittsburgh, where he is on faculty in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and the School of Social Work. 

He lives in McKees Rocks, PA, just outside Pittsburgh, on the family hill with his wife, children and some 30 other members of the extended Condeluci family.


What He Does

For the past 40 years Al has been associated with Community Living and Support Services (CLASS), formerly UCP of Pittsburgh, where he currently serves as Chief Executive Officer. He holds faculty appointments with the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and School of Social Work. 

Al serves as a consultant, collaborator and lectures extensively around the country often on material from his books.


Al's Books

Al has authored 7 books, including the acclaimed Interdependence (1991, 1995). His other titles include: 

- Beyond Difference (1996) 

- Cultural Shifting (2002) 

- Advocacy for Change (2004) 

- The Essence of Interdependence (2008) 

- Together is Better (2008)


Al was one of the presenters at the TEDxGrandview Ave "Dare to Create" event on Saturday, April 26th. You can view a video of Al's presentation by clicking HERE.


Al's New Book, Social Capital: The Key to Macro Change is available to purchase through Lash Publishing! CLICK HERE for more information and purchasing details!