Submission process for 2021 Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh now open
The application process for 2021 funding by Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh, a shared program of The Heinz Endowments and The Pittsburgh Foundation, is now open. View updated guidelines, toolkit, new funding streams and application links - and register for Feb. 24 & March 24 ABAP info sessions.
COVID-19 has exacerbated our childcare crisis; see a surprising solution
With many child care businesses forced to close due to COVID-19, policy solutions are needed to support a stable child care market and ensure families have access to child care that works for them. Watch Bipartisan Policy Center’s new video, “Rethinking America’s Child Care System,” to see a surprising solution for businesses and families alike.
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“Fractured” report details effects of fracking chemicals on communities
An Environmental Health News scientific investigation finds western Pennsylvania families near fracking are exposed to harmful chemicals, and regulations fail to protect communities' mental, physical, and social health. Dozens of urine, air, and water samples were analyzed for 40 of the chemicals most commonly found in emissions from fracking sites. Read about results - and the stories of the families involved in the study - in the 4-part EHN series “Fractured.”
Read “Fractured” here.