Kidsburgh Learning Guide: Helping young people use their voices

Is your child is passionate about social issues or looking to have a voice in their community? There are many waysto support that goal right here in Pittsburgh. 

Meet our first Kidsburgh Kind Kid: Ariel Heywood

Check the first story in our series about random acts of kindness done by local kids!

3 bold moves by local school districts are putting students at the center

From later start times to deep community involvement, here’s how local schools are innovating this year.

4 fall arts festivals near Pittsburgh that your family won’t want to miss

Fall arts and crafts festivals are back. Here are four great picks.

7 fun (and mostly free!) things to do around Pittsburgh this weekend with kids

Fun in the sun and a bit of learning, too: It’s going to be a great weekend!

Good job, kids! Check out our photo gallery of Pittsburgh students heading back to school.

Kidsburgh wishes an awesome school year to these smiling kids and all the others who are beginning a new school year in Pittsburgh!

Expert advice on helping kids get creative with arts projects

How can parents help support their kids’ creativity around things related to the arts? 

Wondering What’s Next: At the start of another school year, what might tomorrow look like?

Amid so much division and deep, Delta-fueled anxiety, how might parents, neighbors, and communities act as allies in children’s learning?

First Tee opens Arnold Palmer Learning Center in Schenley Park

The Learning Center will help First Tee mentor thousands of local kids each year.

Millvale Community Library’s new “free fridge” shares fresh food with the community

This solar-powered free refrigerator is located behind the Millvale Community Library.

Ideas from local experts on talking with kids about 9/11

Good advice from local experts and from our national partner Common Sense Media.

PublicSource: Pittsburgh Public superintendent offers resignation amid ethics controversy

Hamlet’s resignation will go into effect on Oct. 1, 2021.

Sweet Pea’s ice cream truck is on a heartwarming mission

Sweet Pea’s ice cream truck is helping Pittsburghers in need while bringing sweet treats to everyone.

7 great things to do with kids this week (most of them free!)

From Taco Fest and zoo animals to a toddler dance party and plenty of art in the park, Pittsburgh has families covered this weekend.

Two months, 200 new ideas and a chance to revolutionize parent engagement in education 

Here’s how the global Family Engagement Design Sprint is building on pandemic-fueled progress.

PPS families: Navigation Ambassadors can help your kids get to school

Navigation Ambassadors are helping PPS kids get to school this year. Here are all the details.

Kidsburgh’s village is growing with new ways to support parents. Here’s how you can join us.

New executive editor Melissa Rayworth outlines Kidsburgh’s next steps — and what you should stay tuned for down the road.

Introducing new parenting initiatives and resources from Kidsburgh

Kidsburgh joins Pittsburgh Today Live and looks ahead to new initiatives to help support parents.

JAMbethekindkid, Inc. continues to set off chain reactions of kindness

Kindness is something that can not only benefit others whenever you do it, but also benefits yourself.

Celebrating random acts of kindness: Tell Kidsburgh about the Kind Kids in our community.

Tell us about a child you know who has done an act of kindness so we can recognize these young Pittsburghers as “Kidsburgh Kind Kids.”