Film from Pittsburgh photojournalist documents refugees' learning languages to survive in a new place.
"Fear threatens us with the notion that if we dare share our stories, we are putting our families in jeopardy of being deported, having our citizenship revoked, ruining everything our parents sacrificed for us and, worst of all, being separated from one another."
As families in the Mon Valley struggle with food insecurity, H.E.P.'s programs send kids home from school with fresh fruit and basic staples.
When Hopson searched ‘Single Black Mom,' she found only negative narratives. So she "decided to take control of the story and elevate voices of amazing single black mothers."
Realizing that too many kids aging out of the foster care system lack basic life skills, the Moorefields created Serenity Living Transitional Home.
Build-a-Bike volunteers will practice their teamwork skills, join children in STEM activities and help them pick out helmets and safety gear.
For many struggling residents in our region, "food programs have been the difference between heating and eating, or obtaining their medicine and eating."
A natural counterpart to Pittsburgh, Porto Alegre's Fourth District is undergoing a major transition towards a technology-driven economy.
The Bartko Foundation makes small targeted grants addressing education, transportation, housing and employment.
Since 2007, GTECH Strategies has mobilized residents to transform vacant lots into vibrant green spaces and address environmental issues at the hyperlocal level.