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Tech Warriors on NEXTpittsburgh

Our Tech Warrior program is in the news again! At Woolslair Elementary in Pittsburgh’s Bloomfield neighborhood, building robots is a popular after school activity. On this particular day, students gather ...

Reading volunteers at Weil

pghGLO students from University Prep have volunteered more than 90 hours reading with students enrolled in Weil Elementary’s afterschool program. After reading a book together, each student completed a reflection. ...

Tech Warriors in the news

A story about NLA’s new Tech Warrior program appears on page 8 of the January issue of The Bulletin: It’s 4:30 p.m. on robotics day at Pittsburgh Woolslair Pre-K-5 in ...

Student Voice: Shelly

Shelly, a participant in our pghGLO afterschool program at Phillips Rec Center in Carrick, wrote the following two poems as part of a free-writing exercise: Lonely, There were once two ...

Unity Circle at UPrep

Our pghGLO students at UPrep begin each meeting with a Unity Circle. In the photos, the students sit together and play African drums.

Safety training on Jan. 9

Please join us for a free training, “Creating a Safety Plan for Afterschool,” on Jan. 9. The training will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. in Hill House Conference ...

Happy holidays from NLA

Season’s greetings from all of us at Neighborhood Learning Alliance! As our gift to you, please enjoy this special video of Nimo, an NLA Reading Warrior, reading “Twas the Night ...

Samir Namoro at UPrep

Our pghGLO students at UPrep had an action-packed day yesterday. Samir Namoro, originally from West Africa, came to the program to share his experiences with the students. An Allderdice High ...

Students give back

Through service learning projects, our pghGLO students are giving back to their communities in a variety of ways. SciTech students created handmade Christmas cards and collected toys and clothing for ...

Volunteers from United Way

Thank you to the United Way volunteers who recently came to our Little Learning Warriors program to interact with the children. Each of the volunteers worked one-on-one with a second-grade ...