$4.4 million from Heinz Endowments to support child care programs, from prenatal to age 3
“The pandemic ripped open the curtain on the precarious state of our nation’s early childhood care and education system.”
Joey and Christy Porter develop a former church and school into a Sheraden community hub
“Our mission is to be great neighbors and service providers.”
New Allegheny County Department of Children Initiatives to direct funding to preschool and afterschool programs
“All of Allegheny County’s children and families deserve comprehensive, equitable and high-quality early learning and out-of-school-time services if we are to continue to build our county’s reputation.”
EdCorps Real World Scholars develops kid entrepreneurs to lead tomorrow’s business world
“There’s just endless support for it, from students, from parents, from the community, from administrators,”
PNC Foundation partners with ‘Sesame Street’ to teach kids about racial justice
Kids notice differences in race as young as 6 months, and they start to form judgments based on race by the age of 3.
Neighborhood Allies and Fund My Future PGH team up to support kids’ financial literacy
Kids’ savings accounts are proven to help families save for college and build students’ expectations for attendance.
Keys to concentration: Why meeting basic needs means everything for kids in school
In addition to healthy food, kids need to feel safe, accepted for who they are and represented in their school communities.
6 reasons school board elections require your attention
“If you don’t like what’s happening and you want to change things, it starts with you voting and reaching out to your neighbors to encourage them to do the same.”
Brown Mamas develops Grow Mama Grow, a database of community courses taught by moms
Brown Mamas inspires mothers, teaching them life lessons.
Adopted from India, this Kidsburgh Hero started a foundation to support orphans in his native land
“One of our values is about envisioning a better world and taking the action to make it a reality. He’s doing that every day with this project.”
10 groups helping Pittsburgh kids celebrate Earth Day throughout April
Most events are free, so you can conserve your money while learning how to conserve Earth’s resources.
‘Audacious’ Pittsburgh Study works to ensure all children thrive
Hope is among the myriad questions the Pittsburgh Study asks.
‘All we are asking for is change!’ How schools are taking steps toward justice-centered learning
When students believe they will be heard, they can offer up wisdom that points to the next steps.
#RemakeTomorrow: What comes next for our kids is up to us
Remake Tomorrow campaign relaunches with a focus on uplifting and supporting educators, parents and caregivers.
This Kidsburgh Hero found his voice as a youth activist working for social justice
“His passion is there. He lives it, he feels it, he’s been through it. And he can verbalize it so well.”
Parents as Allies project working to build connections between schools and families
A new global collaboration will find and share strategies for solid parent-school engagement.
Pregnant moms are the focus of nearly $1 million in grants from the Richard King Mellon Foundation
We can always be better at bringing the right care to the right women at the right time.
‘Raise Your Voice: The Stories of SHOUT’ promotes diversity and inclusion among Pittsburgh kids
“We all realized how big SHOUT can be, especially with the wild times that are going on right now.”
Inauguration of Vice President Kamala Harris holds significant meaning for Pittsburgh girls
“It’s not just about feeling represented. It’s about being represented.”
Grieving families find support and comfort through Angels By Your Side
Human connection is important, especially when going through a tragedy.