Know a teen girl who is making Pittsburgh better? Nominate her for this award.

The White House is celebrating the International Day of the Girl by honoring girls making change: Here’s how to nominate.

From miscarriage to motherhood: Standing up for your health and well-being

Advocating for your kids and for your own health is important — and it isn’t always easy.


MomsWork offers support groups, this weekend’s Mom Owned Market and much more

MomsWork is dedicated to supporting working moms. Learn more here.


YBMKQ unveils plans for a new community center in Penn Hills

YBMKQ is ready to create a safe and empowering community hub.

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Powerful mental health advice (and grant funding) from Pittsburgh Marathon competitor Greg Nance

Mental health advice and encouragement from ultramarathoner Greg Nance.

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‘What about Black history bothers you?’ Allderdice students value AP African American Studies course criticized in other states

AP African American Studies students at Allderdice share their thoughts.


Honest talk from Pittsburgh teens: Hear the season finale of ‘From the Source’ right here

“Through their stories, we’ve gained a deeper understanding of the inner emotional life of teens and the potential they have,” says PublicSource’s Jourdan Hicks.

A new app from the Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh helps victims of domestic violence find help

Above photo courtesy of Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh.  For those experiencing a dangerous situation at home, it can be hard to know where to find help. A […]

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A new Gwen’s Girls initiative aims to reduce juvenile justice referrals in Allegheny County

Learn more about efforts by Gwen’s Girls to counter the extreme racial disparities in juvenile justice referrals and overcriminalization of Black youth in Allegheny County.

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200 teens gathered for this year’s Student Summit. Here’s what made it ‘magical.’

Student Summit leader: “We will raise a generation of people who can respect one another and cohesively change the world for the better.”

From the Source

From the Source: This McKeesport teen wants to talk about gun violence. Change can happen, she says, if adults will listen.

Hear more about Brandi’s experiences — and her ideas for tackling this problem in our region — in this episode of “From the Source.”

Meet this year’s Youth Poet Laureate, whose writing puts a spotlight on social justice and personal growth

Candidates for the title of Youth Poet Laureate require a passion for community involvement and engagement in social justice causes.


Learning Heroes’ updated anti-racism resource guide is perfect for families

This guide to anti-racism resources from Learning Heroes is full of age-appropriate support.


PublicSource: Want to help with climate change? These Pittsburgh teens have suggestions.

Check out the latest episode of Public Source’s podcast, “From the Source.”

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How a simple change made one school playground a better place for all kids

Accessibility on playgrounds ensures that all kids can play and learn.


On the final days of #BeKind21, here’s how your kids can spread kindness throughout our region

Check out the final three #BeKind21 actions for kids and adults to do this week.

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Calling all teens: PublicSource wants to hear and amplify your voice

PublicSource is seeking teens to speak on the new season of their podcast From the Source.


#BeKind21 has begun! Here’s how you and your kids can get involved.

Now through Sept. 21, #BeKind21 will share daily ideas for cultivating kindness.

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Local nonprofit is seeking teens for ‘Fresh Voices for Clean Air’ youth education initiative

GASP is seeking local teens to join an innovative program called Fresh Voices for Clean Air. 

The largest mural in the Pittsburgh region is coming to life in the Hill District — and you can help paint it

“I painted my name because I guess it’s important to show people how much you care about the community,” said 16-year-old Jerome Morant.