Category Archives: African-American Male Leadership

26 Aug

ScribbleUp App helps students learn Reading Skills

By Brittany McLaughlin 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

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

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

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 ...

12 Feb

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

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, ...