Category Archives: African-American Male Leadership

26 Aug
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ScribbleUp App helps students learn Reading Skills

By Brittany McLaughlin www.scribbleuplearning.com This summer, a small group of our Little Reading Warriors used ScribbleUp’s iPad apps to support their reading learning, with the help of our Reading Warrior tutors.  Over 8 weeks, they practiced short and long vowels, the ...

24 Aug
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Student Voice: Shahada Abdul-Ghaffar reflects on college & career workshop at Deloitte

By Shahada Abdul-Ghaffar On August 12, 2016 a group of about 25 young adults, including myself, went to Deloitte in Market Square for a college/ career workshop. The Deloitte staff where kind enough to provide us with breakfast. There were ...

19 Aug
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BGC Summer Warriors Design and Engineer Bridges

The students in Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation’s Summer Warriors Program designed and engineered bridges!   The students began with an introduction to types of bridges and how they operate, such as an arch bridge, a beam bridge, and truss bridge.  They learned about ...

17 Aug
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Student Spotlight: Summer Math Geniuses Isaiah, Jamaica, and Sachin

For rising 9th graders or any high school student, Math Geniuses has been Neighborhood Learning Alliance’s summer program offered as a no-cost opportunity to dramatically increase students’ abilities in algebra this summer while receiving direct 1-on-1 attention from knowledgeable tutors ...

09 Jun
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School year ends for GLO

Students in our Pittsburgh GLO afterschool program at SciTech ended the term on a high note with an award ceremony to honor their accomplishments. Students from all sites also took part in the Reaching Back Chess Tournament finals hosted at SciTech. ...

12 Feb
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SAT prep class

Malcolm Thomas, director of Neighborhood Learning Alliance’s “Reaching Back” male mentoring program, and Jason Rivers, Pittsburgh Public Schools’ “We Promise” project manager, addressed a group of 25 juniors at UPrep yesterday to introduce an SAT class. Participating students will receive ...

11 Feb
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Sankofa training Feb. 20

Please register online for our next training, “Sankofa Part 1: Self.” You can also read about additional training sessions on our website. Sankofa Part 1: Self February 20 – 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Schenley Heights Community Development Program, ...