Category Archives: pghGLO

06 May

Thanks, United Way donors!

Many of our Reading Warriors and Pittsburgh GLO students wrote cards expressing thanks to Neighborhood Learning Alliance’s highest donors through the United Way campaign. It was a great way for them to connect with people in our community who have ...

04 May

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

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

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

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

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 ...

20 Feb

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

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

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!

02 Feb

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 ...