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Child Abuse Prevention Symposium: Register Now!

PA Family Support Alliance is holding its annual PA Child Abuse Prevention Symposium virtually on September 22, 2021.  This Symposium will be entirely virtual and will feature acclaimed speakers, such…

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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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Beverly’s Birthdays to Host Free Community Baby Shower

Join Beverly’s Birthdays for a FREE in-person Community Baby Shower in Pittsburgh for those who are expecting or a parent/caregiver of a newborn (0-3 months). Beverly’s Birthdays provides birthday cheer…

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How to Prepare Your Family for an Emergency

When major disasters strike, visit the U.S. Census Bureau’s Emergency Management page to access demographic and economic data for impacted areas.  National Preparedness Month is an observance each September to raise awareness…

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Minkah Fitzpatrick and the Steelers Playing for Foster Children

Proceeds benefit Minkah Fitzpatrick’s Unshackled Foundation benefitting KidsVoice! This season, Minkah Fitzpatrick is proud to launch a campaign program with KidsVoice to help provide better opportunities to children in need. The…

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Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month: Past and Present

Each year, National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from September 15 to October 15. It is celebrated through the rich histories, customs and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came…

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Suicide Prevention: The Significance of the Semicolon

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Addiction, anxiety, depression and much more are very present in the lives of those who suffer from mental health issues. The semicolon symbolizes a…

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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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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: August 24-September 3, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from August 24-September 3, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health H.R. 5136—Rep. Bob…

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Fred Rogers Productions & Sesame Street Team Up for “Alma’s Way”

Alma’s Way, premiering October 4, 2021, is a show for children ages 4-6 featuring a curious 6-year-old Puerto Rican girl from the Bronx. This show was created by Sonia Manzano,…

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