Category Archives: pghGLO

09 Jun
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School year ends for GLO

Students in our Pittsburgh GLO afterschool program at SciTech ended the term on a high note with an award ceremony to honor their accomplishments. Students from all sites also took part in the Reaching Back Chess Tournament finals hosted at SciTech. ...

06 May
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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
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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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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 ...

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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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!

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