The Bartko Foundation makes small targeted grants addressing education, transportation, housing and employment.
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.
"I believe in the power, poetry, and relevance of Alisha’s text," says Last Billboard creator Jon Rubin, "and see absolutely no reason it should have been taken down."
“This is insanity, and we’re not doing this to children anymore.” Pittsburghers step up to stop the school-to-prison pipeline
"In what world is it okay to put a seven-year-old in handcuffs? This isn’t court. This isn’t prison. It’s a school. And schools are supposed to be sanctuaries.”
With creative space and opportunities for learning, One Northside's new hub offers "a place where people can get together to solve problems."
After suffering through the trauma of war and displacement, kids get a chance to learn and regain a sense of normalcy among new friends.
Whether by treating addiction directly, raising awareness through art or inventing a wearable fitness tracker to prevent relapse, Pittsburghers are stepping up.
August Wilson Center
"We Wear the Mask" digs deeply into the psychology of poverty to shine a spotlight on an often underestimated segment of society.