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Kinship Care Awareness: Four Things to Know

Kinship care refers to caregivers — grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, adult siblings, and even family friends — who make the selfless choice to take on traditional parenting responsibilities when biological parents…

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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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What You Need to Know About the 2022 Pennsylvania Primary Election

Pennsylvania’s primary election is Tuesday, May 17. The state’s U.S. Senate race will have a direct impact on the national stage, and the governor’s race will determine the balance of…

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Fairness in PA Housing Includes People of All Ages, Abilities, and Income Levels

The Department of Human Services (DHS) believes that housing is a right for all Pennsylvanians. The mission of PA Human Services is to ensure that housing assistance is available to all,…

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ASCI’s Dr. Shani Yeldell to be Honored at New Pittsburgh Courier’s Fab 40 Awards 2022

ASCI is proud to announce the nomination of Dr. Shani Yeldell to the New Pittsburgh Courier’s Fab 40 2022. In its ninth year, the New Pittsburgh Courier continues to recognize…

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Top 10 Valentine’s Day Gifts

It’s that time of year again! Love is in the air. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and the best thing you can do is be prepared for when…

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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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Who Were the First Settlers Where ASCI Serves Children & Families?

The approaching Thanksgiving holiday makes one think about the traditional story we are told in school about the pilgrims and indigenous people sharing the first Thanksgiving. A Second Chance, Inc. provides service delivery in…

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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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