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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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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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Cafe Momentum in Downtown Pittsburgh to Help Teens Involved in Juvenile Justice

Cafe Momentum, an award-winning Dallas restaurant, hires teenagers who have been in juvenile detention facilities as paid interns to handle the business of its restaurant. This culinary training center is…

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Pittsburgh Magazine Profiles ASCI Founder’s Transformative Kinship Care Contributions

Article originally published in Pittsburgh Magazine. In 1993, Dr. Sharon McDaniel saw an opportunity. The need was dire, but McDaniel felt that her career had built up to that moment…

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PFSA Offering Virtual Mandated Reporter Training

PFSA is continuing to offer virtual Mandated Reporter Training at no cost to mandated reporters in Pennsylvania. This three-hour virtual training is approved by the Departments of Human Services, Education,…

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Call for Pittsburgh Artists for Public Art Opportunity

Press Release pulled from the City of Pittsburgh: The City of Pittsburgh Department of City Planning (DCP) and Department of Public Works (DPW) are seeking Pittsburgh artists to submit their qualifications…

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Alliance for Police Accountability Seeking Submissions for Youth Art Contest

The Alliance for Police Accountability is still seeking submissions for their Youth Art Contest! Youth are encouraged to create art pieces that reflect their passion for social justice issues in…

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SCOTUS Rules Unanimously in LGBTQ+ Rights Case

On June 17, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Philadelphia Catholic Social Services in the LGBTQ+ rights case of Fulton v. The City of Philadelphia—the case that considered…

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Legislation Will Help Foster and Homeless Youth Graduate High School

The Fostering Graduation Success for Vulnerable Students Legislation was created to help foster and homeless youth graduate high school. This sponsored bill is aimed to “remove roadblocks for impacted children…

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Food Assistance Available for Pennsylvanians

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), 12 percent of the U.S. population has limited access to nutritious food. Hunger can impact health and well-being, work performance and the rate at which children…

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