Category Archives: Education

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 ...

20 Feb
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Student Voice: Amberly

Amberly, a ninth-grade pghGLO student at Pittsburgh Obama, recently had the opportunity to help serve dinner to a group of people residing at the East End Cooperative Ministry (EECM) facility on Feb. 9. Here is her reflection on the experience: ...

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 ...

12 Feb
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Health program at Allderdice

Our pghGLO students at Allderdice spent a month exploring health and wellness. In addition to discussing the importance of exercise and nutrition, they learned an ab routine and made a healthy snack – smoothies!

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, ...

09 Feb
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Congratulations, Woolslair!

Congratulations to our Little Learning Warriors at Pittsburgh Woolslair! Their poster, “We’re Hooked on After School,” was chosen as a winner in a United Way of Allegheny County poster contest. The afterschool program at Woolslair is a partnership between NLA ...

02 Feb
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Spotlight: Berenise Bermudez

Meet Berenise Bermudez, who is serving NLA through the Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs! What’s your educational/professional background? I just graduated from University of California, San Diego (UCSD) with a B.A. in Political Science & Ethnic Studies this past ...

30 Jan
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School Attendance Matters

Thanks to everyone who came to today’s “School Attendance Matters” training, featuring Kathryn Vargas and Shauna McMillan from the United Way’s Be There campaign.

30 Jan
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Penguins & pghGLO

Once again, thanks to Tickets for Kids for donating tickets to the Pittsburgh Penguins game!

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