“We often have kids with special needs and mainstream kids in the same group. I have never seen inclusion work as well as it does in Art Expression.”
"I’ve come to learn that the MAKESHOP has an incredible reputation in the museum world.”
“The students learned a lot about programming and game design, but even more than that, I think they learned a lot about the kind of collaboration and group effort required to complete a complex task.”
“It starts from the school system and how Black kids are prepared for S.T.E.M. careers.”
“We want to make sure families and those working with kids know what’s going on in Pittsburgh and what the resources are."
“Community schools recognize that children and their families are integral parts of their communities.”
Imagine high schools that empower kids, cultivate curiosity, and encourage them to think big.
“I always felt like the pied piper when we’d march out the door."
“The Education Partnership helps to even the playing ground for our students by giving all of our students the tools they need to be successful in and out of school.”
Hear the deep thoughts of high school kids at Baldwin High School's TEDx talks.
“It’s incredible to see 25 kids come up with 25 different products. It’s their vision. It’s what they want to do. I see this innovative spirit in them — they begin to believe in themselves and understand how to follow their own ideas.”
"Kids who wouldn’t touch a salad have such great enthusiasm when they’ve been involved in growing it. If kids grow kale, then kids will eat kale."
Girls Write Pittsburgh "is a space for women to grow into themselves and grow their voices," says founder Vivian Lee Croft.