Kindness Grows Here

Your child could receive a Kindness Grows Here grant: Here’s how

Pittsburgh kids can apply for Kindness Grows Here grants through Nov. 1.


#bethekindkid Kindness in Action campaign begins this week

Your child may have a chance to #bethekindkid through this new kindness campaign.

6 Pittsburgh cooking schools where kids can embrace their inner chef

These Pittsburgh cooking schools can teach kids a new skill this summer. Check out our list.

At Café Momentum, teens learn lessons in restauranteering — and life.

Photo above courtesy of Café Momentum. We’ve heard a lot about the uptick in violence among young people in the Pittsburgh region recently including shootings and fights in all kinds […]


#BeKind21 continues: Hear what local kids are saying about kindness

The Pittsburgh region is now one week into the #BeKind21 campaign, and kids explain why that matters.


It’s kindness season, and you can be a part of #BeKind21. Here’s how.

#BeKind21 is about inspiring as many people as possible to be kind this September.

Daniel Tiger

Daniel Tiger is turning 10! We’ve got all the details about PBS KIDS’ 10th-anniversary celebration.

Here’s the scoop on all the 10th anniversary Daniel Tiger fun coming up soon!

leadership program for girls in Pittsburgh

L.A.U.N.C.H. leadership program for girls in Pittsburgh propels them toward STEM careers

PTC’s leadership program for girls in Pittsburgh offers skill-building, networking and plenty of inspiration.

talking with kids about autism

A little kindness goes a long way: Teaching kids about autism and other disabilities

Christina Abernethy on the importance of teaching kids about autism and other disabilities, so they can treat others with respect.


TeenBloc students speak out on vital issues in their latest ‘zine

The teens focused on things impacting them directly, including one of the biggest issues facing young people today — social and emotional health. 

Future Ready Career Centers

Future Ready Career Centers are on display this week across Pennsylvania

Four Future Ready Centers will be host showcase events this week during Remake Learning Days. Details here.

Learn & Earn is open: Here’s how to get kids signed up

Teens can find tons of summer jobs doing everything from urban gardening to website creation.

Photo of 412 Food Rescue co-founder and CEO Leah Lizarondo by Laura Petrilla.

Guest Editor Leah Lizarondo on the ‘super-happy process’ of helping other Pittsburghers

Inspiring thoughts from 412 Food Rescue’s co-founder and CEO Leah Lizarondo, this month’s Kidsburgh Guest Editor!

4 simple ways to help kids (and parents) get more organized this year

UPMC’s Amanda Ozanich shares practical strategies for getting organized and making bedtime routines and school mornings smoother for the whole family.

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 ways to support that goal right here in Pittsburgh. 

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.

How to build character strengths and life skills with quality media

“All television is educational television. The question is, what is it teaching?” 

8 kid-friendly cooking class options in Pittsburgh

Learning to prepare meals is just the tip of the iceberg lettuce. Every recipe tackled is a complete STEM lesson.

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,”

Brown Mamas develops Grow Mama Grow, a database of community courses taught by moms

Brown Mamas inspires mothers, teaching them life lessons.

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