Activism

Pittsburgh Teams to Host Charitable Event on MLK Day

Pittsburgh teams the Steelers, Penguins and Pirates have teamed up to host a walk-up/drive-thru distribution of food, socks and more on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Click on this registration…

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Pittsburgh Racial Justice Summit: Register Now!

The Pittsburgh Racial Justice Summit is a one-and-a-half-day conference dedicated to providing resources and spaces for community dialogues, sharing strategies and experiences of organizing for racial justice, healing from racial…

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CWLA 2022 National Conference: Sign Up Today!

Early registration for the CWLA 2022 National Conference, The Fierce Urgency of Now: Collective Action to Ensure Children and Families Flourish has been extended through January 17.  Be sure to register now for the…

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Hidden Foster Care: The Problem with Voluntary Kinship

Article written by ASCI’s founder and CEO, Dr. Sharon McDaniel, for Child Protection & Well-Being Trends In 1993, I saw an opportunity to eliminate “hidden foster care” in western Pennsylvania. My…

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Actress Regina King Helping Underserved Communities

Oscar-winning actress Regina King is helping underserved communities! AfroTech shares that King is partnering with Wells Fargo to promote and improve financial literacy. “We are thrilled to be working with Regina King……

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How to Honor Native Americans This Thanksgiving

The celebration of Thanksgiving brings a mix of emotions among Americans. What we once learned as children, as adults became a myth. Whitewashed accounts of the first Thanksgiving created harmful…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: September 14-September 21, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from September 14-September 21, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health S. Res. 362—Sen….

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Past, Present & Future Implications for Family Independence & Well-Being

The rich, age-old practice of kinship care has not only acted as a means to maintaining generational connections to family and culture, but also proven to reduce trauma and result…

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UPitt Speaker Series: Cultivating Genius in Black Children

The University of Pittsburgh is hosting a virtual P.R.I.D.E Speaker Series virtually for a special one-night-only event Wednesday, September 29 from 4-6 p.m. as they engage in a thought-provoking conversation focused on Cultivating Genius…

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Virtual Equity Summit: Register Today with Gwen’s Girls!

Registration is open for the 6th Annual BGEA Virtual Equity Summit, September 22-24, 2021. Participants can join the Fireside Chats and choose from important educational sessions. The first 50 Gwen’s Girls or BGEA students and parents to sign up…

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