Category Archives: Education

25 Nov
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Student Voice: Miracle

Our Reading Warriors recently met at the Media Empowerment Student Summit at Carnegie Mellon University as part of their mentoring program. Here’s what Miracle (second from right in the photo) has to say about the experience: “The workshops I attended ...

25 Nov
0

Cultural competency training

Our most recent Psychology of Race training continued to encourage courageous dialogue about the way that unconscious bias and institutional racism affect the youths we work with. It is our hope that these conversations will foster a deeper understanding of ...

25 Nov
0

Pitt football game

Thanks to the Sports & Exhibition Authority for donating their suite for the Pitt football game! We took UPrep seniors from our SAT preparation class and a pghGLO student from Obama.

21 Nov
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Final SAT prep class

Janard Pendleton from the Pittsburgh Public Schools office of college and career readiness visited the final SAT class at UPrep to talk with students about life after high school. The class was a partnership between NLA, the Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation, and ...

21 Nov
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Mexican fiesta at UPrep

pghGLO students at UPrep learned about Mexican culture and had a fiesta this week. Berenise Bermudez shared her experience as a first-generation Mexican-American and the first person in her family to attend college. Annalise Duranczyk, a tutor from the University ...

18 Nov
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Student Voice: Jada

One of our pghGLO students, Jada, writes about her service learning experience with the Little Learning Warriors at Weil Elementary: “My first service learning experience was very good. I think it was what I expected, meaning that I was going ...

10 Nov
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Warriors attend media summit

Our Reading Warriors met at the Media Empowerment Student Summit on Saturday as part of their mentoring program. They had a great time learning animation and hearing stories from other youths about media making and civic participation.

07 Nov
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pghGLO film screening

pghGLO students recently viewed the film “First Generation” in our office. The documentary tells the story of four high school students who set out to break the cycle of poverty and pursue a college education.

07 Nov
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pghGLO in Carrick

Our pghGLO afterschool program is rolling at Phillips Recreation Center in Carrick! Students are participating in team-building exercises, basketball, table tennis, and more.

04 Nov
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pghGLO service learning

Service learning has kicked off at pghGLO! Students picked out books at the library, then went to Weil to read with children in the afterschool program. Also, we’ve posted to Facebook a video of Dante Mitchell leading African drumming with our afterschool ...