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School Supplies = Opportunity

We asked our bloggers to send us a photo representing opportunity. Below is one answer. Look out for more throughout the following week! 

Opportunity means, to me, seeing children excited about school supplies we, The Education Partnership, bring to them and hoping that translates to an excitement about using those supplies to  explore their dreams, whether at school or at home.

Can I really lead?

“Can you really lead, Ugonnah?” This is the question I asked myself after the first day of training when I did my first year of Public Allies. 524 more words

Pittsburgh's Team Service Projects

Happy April! Just to give you an update on what has been going on in the South Side of Pittsburgh…

Healthy Futures! (My Team)

Team Healthy Futures in Pittsburgh is partnering with South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA), a volunteer run organization that “maintains, fosters and improves the quality of life, safety and unity of the Slopes neighborhood” To all you outsiders, “Slopes” is a neighborhood in Pittsburgh’s “South Side full of hills, historical houses with panoramic views, and… steps (A necessity to get from A to B for the pedestrians/visitors). 400 more words

Beloved Bridgeport

Hey folks!

I wanted to take some time to fill you all in on the progress of our TSP (Team Service Project).  We’ve decided to call it… 172 more words

Meet Dee

Meet Dee. She is a Fellow Pittsburgh Public Ally working at Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy “to improve quality of life for the people of Pittsburgh by restoring the park system to excellence in partnership with the City.” 99 more words

Cupcake wars!

This past week I was honored to help out my fellow Pittsburgh Ally, Emily, at The Sarah Heinz House. The Sarah Heinz House, Emily’s placement organization, is a nonprofit/Boys & Girls Club, that provides children and teens with powerful role models and a safe, fun place to go after school, on weekends and during the summer. 113 more words

30 Hour Famine

The Education Partnership generally hosts volunteers every Saturday from 10- 2pm. This weekend, I had a surprise group of about 30 from a local church’s youth group. 98 more words