Pooches and people receive low- to no-cost care from traveling vet, medical clinic

Through a partnership between HARP and AHN that started last fall, dogs, cats and humans received medical services and resources at a mobile pop-up.

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Parents as Allies: How Burrell built family-school engagement through the power of the ‘fireside chat’

Parents as Allies teams are forging new relationships in communities like this one.

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Help for dads: Your guide to support for fathers in the Pittsburgh area

Looking for support for fathers in Pittsburgh? We’ve got helpful info here.

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Kidsburgh’s guide to Pittsburgh-area spray parks and fountains where kids can cool off for free

While many public pools are operating on limited hours due to staffing issues, there are plenty of other options — including many Pittsburgh spray parks.

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21 family-friendly Pride Month events happening around Pittsburgh

Looking for Pride events in Pittsburgh? There are dozens of events happening all month long.

15 June family events in Pittsburgh to get the summer party started

Check out our June lineup of family events in and around Pittsburgh!

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What if 143 Day became America’s national kindness holiday?

143 Day is all about kindness. Imagine if we all could devote a full day each year to being good neighbors.

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Kidsburgh Executive Editor Melissa Rayworth named a Woman of Influence by Pittsburgh Business Times

Kidsburgh’s Melissa Rayworth was one of 26 honorees this year.

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Rain Poetry brings kids’ voices to the streets of Pittsburgh

Rain Poetry is popping up all over Pittsburgh! Details here.

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Parents as Allies: Communicating across cultures at West Allegheny 

Parents as Allies teams work at hacking the connection between families and schools for everyone’s benefit.

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14 books that can help kids understand and support peers with disabilities

It’s Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month: Check out this reading list for valuable learning.

photo courtesy of KDKA.

At YBMKQ’s after school program, students connect and a community hub is steadily growing

After school at YBMKQ, kids find a mix of fun, learning and mentorship. Details here.

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Nominate ‘Kids Who Care’ for this annual award from Pittsburgh Cares

One more week to enter the Kids Who Care contest. Details here.

PNC Grow Up Great turns 20 and plans even more for Pittsburgh’s kids

PNC Grow Up Great is all grown up, with even more planned for local families.

365 days of learning about Black history

Student voices: This CAPA high schooler has powerful thoughts on the possibilities of teaching and learning Black history.

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Parents as Allies: How South Fayette’s PAA team tackled the puzzle of family-school engagement

By inviting parents in and making it easier to volunteer, South Fayette’s Parents as Allies team built bridges.

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Hang out with Daniel Tiger at this weekend’s ‘Be My Neighbor Day’ events

Be My Neighbor Day is a fun holiday that’s all about kindness and connecting — and it’s almost here!

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Parents as Allies: At Deer Lakes, open house is now a uniquely welcoming experience

Parents as Allies districts like this one are making small changes with big impact. Discover their story.

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Gwen’s Girls is growing, with powerful new programs and a new home in the works

Gwen’s Girls offers programs that empower girls, help with schoolwork and life skills, and create a place where they can be themselves.

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Parents as Allies: New Castle’s schools are connecting with families in creative and caring ways

The Parents as Allies project has created new levels of connection between New Castle’s families and schools.