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Heinz Endowments funds new program to instill leadership skills in young nonprofit talent

A new program launching in January will bring together 25 young leaders of large and small nonprofit organizations in the region to help them better address social equity challenges as Pittsburgh continues its ongoing economic ...

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Leadership program at Woodland Hills aimed at fifth, sixth graders

The fifth and sixth graders sat in hard metal chairs arranged in a wide circle on a concrete-floored classroom at Woodland Hills Intermediate School on Friday...

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Continuing to serve: A bipartisan PAC wants more vets in Congress

Congress needs less partisanship and more earnest problem-solvers. That means calling in the Marines, along with the Army, Navy and Air Force, according to one newly launched political action committee...

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Endowments names Karen Abrams Program Officer for Equitable Development

The Heinz Endowments today announced the appointment of Karen Abrams as program officer for equitable development. Ms. Abrams joins the Endowments Dec. 7 and will focus on infusing equity into the Endowments’ redevelopment funding ...

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'In Defense Of Gravity' Puts Former Cop Jimmy Cvetic's Raw Poetry Center Stage

Jimmy Cvetic’s poetry is rough, dark and punchy. He writes about his more than 30 years on the Allegheny County Police force, many as a homicide detective, and about his time as a boxing coach...

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Advancing Black Arts awards nearly $288,000 to local artists and arts organizations

Films, musical and spoken word albums, photographs and sculptures are among 20 projects to receive funding from the Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh program, which also includes grants for organizations’ operating costs. $287,860 was awarded this ...

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