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.
Community Forge: A vacant school becomes Wilkinsburg’s community center for education and civic action
“It’s about rethinking spaces like this so people can come together and communities can thrive.”
Megs Yunn's latest project is the Birthday Boutique, a mobile fashion truck outfitted with new/never worn clothing that will accompany the team to birthday parties.
“Knowing what you should do is one thing. Doing it is another.”
As they flee danger and adjust to life so far from home, refugee students in Pittsburgh find language-learning and a vital sense of community through JFCS.
The state-of-the-art Pressley Ridge School for Autism and Pressley Ridge School for the Deaf is expected to open at the start of the 2019-2020 school year.
At G1|CW, Lammie is "taking the lessons learned from Radiant Hall and transferring them to another focus that I feel passionate about.”
The goal is to give students a way to explore their feelings and give voice to experiences that can sometimes remain hidden.
Through their unique and innovative programs, these three mental health advocates are reaching out to people in need throughout the community.