Category Archives: Education

04 May
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Volunteer Spotlight: PNC

PNC Bank Managers volunteer with Obama students in NLA’s Pittsburgh GLO Afterschool Program Throughout the school year, the volunteer tutors in NLA’s high school programs have predominantly been college students from Pitt, Duquesne, CMU, and Chatham. College student volunteers fit ...

10 Apr
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Volunteer Spotlight: Arion

By Cale Davis I sat down to speak with Arion Vojacek-Sobczak on Monday, March 23rd, 2015. We had met briefly months before and communicated in great part over email. I caught him in the middle of program and truthfully had ...

18 Mar
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Partner Spotlight: Allegheny Youth Development

Allegheny Youth Development (AYD) and Neighborhood Learning Alliance (NLA) started working together in January 2009. The partnership started at Pittsburgh Rooney and transitioned to Pittsburgh Shiller in Fall 2010, a program AYD still operates today. In Spring 2014, NLA and AYD ...

18 Mar
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Dancing at Phillips

Students in our pghGLO afterschool program at Phillips Rec Center put on a dance show last week for their health and wellness session. “They were very engaging, and – most importantly – they were very happy and having so much ...

09 Mar
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Fitness game at Obama

Our ‪pghGLO‬ students at Pittsburgh Obama recently participated in a fitness game led by Chris Edmonds, CEO of Athletic Trauma Unit.

04 Mar
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UPrep welcomes guest speakers

​​Students in the pghGLO afterschool program at University Prep have welcomed several guest speakers recently! Mr. Will Clarke of the Cincinnati Bengals, who grew up in Pittsburgh and attended Pittsburgh Public Schools, visited pghGLO. He attended West Virginia University on ...

27 Feb
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Student Voice: Aniya

Aniya, one of our Reading Warriors, gave the following speech at this week’s public hearing of the Pittsburgh Public Schools board.  What does being a Reading Warrior mean to me? Being a Reading Warrior to me means that I change lives. In addition ...

27 Feb
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Spotlight: Katherine Price

 Meet Katherine Price, NLA’s site coordinator for the Little Learning Warriors program at Spring Hill Elementary! What’s your background? My educational and professional background for a long time has been in the business management field, but I converted to early ...

26 Feb
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Dr. Bullock visits Arsenal

Thanks to Dr. Quintin Bullock, president of Community College of Allegheny County, for visiting Pittsburgh Arsenal earlier this month to read to elementary students and visit with high school Reading Warriors.

20 Feb
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Etta Cetera visits pghGLO

pghGLO students at Pittsburgh Obama recently welcomed a very special guest speaker, Etta Cetera, a political and social activist and performance artist. Etta presented a workshop on developing conversations around racial and social justice. To begin, she guided students through ...

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