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Reading journals

Students in the Little Learning Warrior afterschool program at Arsenal Elementary keep a journal to reflect on what they’re reading. Jadiah used visualization after reading “Meet Addy” to draw a ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...