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The Heinz Endowments grants $1M to the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh

Originally published: 10/25/2022Pittsburgh Business Times The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh has received a $1 million gift from the Heinz Endowments. The grant will go towards the Urban League’s One Pittsburgh…

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Black Businesses in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia You Can Support!

Supporting Black-owned companies helps create more opportunities for Black communities. By doing our part in pouring into Black businesses, the structure of generational wealth can benefit Black families. Buying Black…

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Father Shares Encouraging Story About the Strength of Kinship as Mental and Emotional Support for His Children

For children and adolescents, family connectedness acts as a protective factor for their mental health. Fostering this sense of belonging and being cared for in youth can reduce the likelihood…

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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Offers Free Books for Youth Up to 5 Years Old

Since the late 1990’s, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program has delivered conscientiously chosen, free personalized and age-appropriate books every month to children up to five years old. Parton’s charitable endeavor, first launched…

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Planet Fitness Offering Free Summer Gym Membership for Teens

The chain of gyms is offering free summer memberships to its facilities for students ages 14 to 19. The memberships can be used through August 31, 2022, and are part…

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Educating Ourselves to Educate Our Children on the Importance of Juneteenth

A Message on Juneteenth from Dr. Sharon L. McDaniel  The symbolism of the federal Juneteenth holiday is strong. It calls out the profound contribution of enslaved Black Americans and their…

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How Uplifting the Voices of Kinship Help to Move from Awareness to Advocacy and Acceptance for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

In 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that approximately one in 44 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to…

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7 Interesting Ways To Have Fun at Work

The workplace should be an environment that’s equally fun and productive for employees. Learning fun work activities can allow employers to implement activities that align with their employees’ interests to…

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Elementary Students Share Encouraging Pep Talks in New Hotline

Kindergartners from West Side Elementary in California have created Peptoc, an encouraging hotline for those who need a pick-me-up or some hard-hitting advice. When calling 707-998-8410, the prompt menu —…

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