Leadership

ASCI Celebrates Its Staff Graduates!

Written by Willette Walker, Chief Learning Officer These words of wisdom have encouraged many to go on a journey to further their education. It is a mantra, similar to Nike’s…

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Innovating Kinship Care Practice During COVID-19: One Year Later

When COVID-19 reached the pandemic level last year, many children and families found themselves having to create a “new normal.” This has included a shift from physical social interactions to…

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ASCI Leader Remembers Her Favorite Teacher

When I was in the eighth grade, I had a teacher named Mrs. (Crystal) Nelson.  She was one of the coolest teachers I ever had. Mrs. Nelson was a young African…

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Public Health Crisis: A Critical Conversation About Race with the YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh

Last week, the YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh began their Action Conversations About Race series with a discussion on “Racism as a Public Health Crisis.” This insightful webinar featured local health…

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Important Webinars from Gwen’s Girls

Information pulled from Gwen’s Girls: Parenthetically Speaking: Virtual Parent Meeting Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 6 p.m. Parents are the first and most important teachers! Too often, schools make it difficult…

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ASCI Appoints New Executive Vice President of Child & Family Services

We are proud to announce the appointment of Ricardo “Rick” Williams as the Executive Vice President of Child and Family Services (CFS) and Family and Community Engagement (FACE) at our…

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Stand Against Racism with YWCA Greater Pittsburgh

It seems like every day we are reminded that racism is a public health crisis.  Last week, 20-year-old Daunte Wright was shot and killed by a Minnesota police officer only…

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Celebrating Women’s HERstory Month: Terry Stigdon

As an agency founded and led by a Black woman, ASCI values the impactful contributions made by women of color who continue to lead with conviction and strength in order…

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Celebrating Women’s HERstory Month: Sandra Gasca-Gonzalez

As an agency founded and led by a Black woman, ASCI values the impactful contributions made by women of color who continue to lead with conviction and strength in order…

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Celebrating Women’s HERstory Month: Tina Jefferson

As an agency founded and led by a Black woman, ASCI values the impactful contributions made by women of color who continue to lead with conviction and strength in order…

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