Center for Aviation Technology and Training

Wilkinsburg’s Center for Aviation Technology and Training is ready to inspire your kids

The Center for Aviation Technology and Training is currently open to school groups or youth-centered organizations

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Kidsburgh on KDKA: Great maker activities for the final weeks of summer

Check out these fun and easy maker activities for kids.

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.

SLB Radio’s RADcast program teaches teens media skills — and life skills, too

Check out all that teens are learning in the RADcast program. (And find out how to sign up your student.)

10-year-old Daniella Neve from South Fayette goes public in hopes of finding living kidney donor for her dad

“This is fantastic,” says UPMC’s Dr. Amit Tevar about Daniella Neve’s efforts. “I think it will serve as a model for how things are done in the future.”  

KDKA: Mt. Lebanon middle-schoolers helping Ukrainian children

“I really wanted to help them out so they can actually survive,” said Annamaria. “I’m lucky to live here and most likely not be part of a war.”

Cam Heyward

Suiting up for success: Steelers star Cam Heyward gives suits to dozens of high school seniors

Along with new clothese, Cam Heyward gave these students encouragement.

Remake Learning Days

10,000 kids learn in simultaneous STEM challenge during Remake Learning Days

Learning adventures are happening all over PA during Remake Learning Days. Details here.

Surprise scholarship announcement gives boost to Steel Valley High School seniors

19 Steel Valley High School seniors are getting help with college.

KDKA interview: Remake Learning Days are here again!

The Remake Learning Days festival of hands-on learning has begun in SWPA. Details here.

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Variety-The Children’s Charity is changing lives with its “My Voice” program, and it may go national

Variety-The Children’s Charity is changing lives with its “My Voice” program.

My voice

Thanks to a My Voice communication device, this young girl has a ‘bright future’

My Voice is changing lives for nonverbal children in the Pittsburgh region and beyond.

KDKA: It’s been a challenging 2 years of school, and the PSSA test scores show it

Pennsylvania’s standardized test scores are out and they show just how far kids fell behind during the pandemic. From learning online at home, to hybrid with no routine, to days […]

#bethekindkid

Order now: #bethekindkid t-shirts with a blue-and-yellow heart benefit nonprofit in Ukraine

You can help families in Ukraine by ordering this new #bethekindkid T-shirt. Details here.

Check out these local programs that help young people explore possible career paths

Kidsburgh Ambassador Yu-Ling Behr has a look at a few great local programs to help young people explore possible career paths. Check out this Pittsburgh Today Live segment with Heather […]

Brad Broman

KDKA: Irwin native Brad Broman talks all things ‘Hamilton,’ now at the Benedum

“It’s really important for kids to see theater, because they can escape to a different world for a little while.”

Carnegie Museum of Art’s hands-on Art Connection classes have inspired local kids for decades

Check out this long-running series of classes at the Carnegie Museum of Art.

Variety the Children's Charity

Variety the Children’s Charity gives 5,000th piece of adaptive equipment to a local child

Getting an adaptive bike, “means I can do what other kids can do, and I’m proving to myself that I can do it.”

Eye to Eye

Eye to Eye pairs middle schoolers with college-age mentors who have similar learning disabilities

“You can be successful, and you can succeed, even having a learning difference or learning disability.”

KDKA: Parents as Allies continues building empathy and connection in local communities

The Parents as Allies research project is encouraging and funding new ideas for real engagement between parents and schools.


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