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Tree of Life trauma victims may find allies in neighborhoods experiencing chronic gun violence

In the days following the Tree of Life synagogue shooting on Oct. 27, house cleaner Cathy Turner-Welsh reached out to the Jewish families she works for in Squirrel Hill.

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'Write Your Story, Create Your Book' At New Workshop In Homewood

A free workshop for aspiring writers – and book-binders – begins with the New Year.

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What does Pittsburgh’s Hilltop Urban Farm need to do to mitigate a food desert? Access to healthy food may only be a start.

It was raining nonstop, but that didn’t seem to have any effect on Sarah Baxendell’s enthusiasm as she showed visitors the future site of the Hilltop Urban Farm in Pittsburgh’s St. Clair neighborhood.

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#SEENCommunityBuilding: Lead Now Pittsburgh

Change happens at the pace of trust. That was the statement that Aradhna Oliphant, president and CEO of Leadership Pittsburgh Inc., wanted to be reflected in the newest program at the organization. What better way ...

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Group serves community with food, toys and laughter

The seven young women sat in a circle in the middle of the room. They giggled and teased each other. They slouched with their arms crossed tightly against their chests.

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Teen’s asthma frames town’s struggle with dirty air

From her front porch, Collette Williams can see the lights of US Steel’s Clairton Coke Works, the largest coke plant in North America, between the houses across the street.

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