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h Magazine - Issue 1, 2021
h Magazine - Issue 1, 2021

Organizational, July 7, 2021

This issue of h magazine opens with a story about The Heinz Endowments’ participation in the Ford Foundation’s initiative America’s Cultural Treasures, an effort to celebrate the achievements of cultural organizations representing historically marginalized populations and to increase the support they receive. Other stories in the magazine describe a Pittsburgh program supporting artists’ responses to the past year of crisis and protest, examine the economic impact of natural gas fracking in the tri-state region surrounding Pittsburgh, explore the growing philanthropic support for nonprofit media, and provide updates on child care and vaccinations at this stage of the coronavirus of pandemic. (This is the complete issue - individual stories available below.)

Hidden Treasures
Hidden Treasures

Creativity, July 6, 2021

The Heinz Endowments is among the regional foundation partners participating in the Ford Foundation’s America’s Cultural Treasures initiative. The innovative effort in arts funding focuses on providing significant support to arts groups representing historically marginalized populations.

The Failures of Fracking
The Failures of Fracking

Sustainability, July 6, 2021

A recent report challenges Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia to take a second look at the promises touting hundreds of thousands of jobs from natural gas fracking that never materialized.

The Growing Impact of Nonprofit Journalism
The Growing Impact of Nonprofit Journalism

Organizational, July 6, 2021

Philanthropic support for journalism is on the rise to shore up local news coverage and preserve democracy.

Diversifying Talent in Media
Diversifying Talent in Media

Organizational, July 6, 2021

Foundation support for local journalism includes investment in efforts to increase diverse talent and voices.

Child Care Ingenuity
Child Care Ingenuity

Learning, July 6, 2021

Child care challenges during the pandemic gave birth to child care innovation in the Pittsburgh region.

Our Best Shot
Our Best Shot

Organizational, July 6, 2021

Despite the speed in developing COVID-19 vaccines, getting people vaccinated was a time-consuming marathon.

h Magazine - Issue 1, 2021 – Here & There
h Magazine - Issue 1, 2021 – Here & There

Organizational, July 6, 2021

h Magazine - Issue 2, 2020
h Magazine - Issue 2, 2020

Organizational, December 17, 2020

This issue of h magazine examines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Pittsburgh region and within the context of the national and global crisis. The stories reveal how individuals, families and businesses are coping in different areas such as health and economics, and how communities are trying to rally together to address immediate needs and prepare for a better future. (This is the complete issue - individual stories available below.)

Our Current Reality
Our Current Reality

Organizational, December 16, 2020

Sometimes photos can illuminate our experiences more quickly than words, and scenes from across the Pittsburgh region reveal the far-reaching impact of the pandemic on many aspects of our lives.

19 Going on 21
19 Going on 21

Organizational, December 16, 2020

The evolution of the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. from a China–West Coast headline to a life-altering plague across the country is worth reviewing as we enter the next stages of the crisis.

Ripple Effects
Ripple Effects

Organizational, December 16, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, we’re learning more about its lingering impact after any so-called recovery and beyond physical illness.

The Education Divide
The Education Divide

Learning, December 16, 2020

School districts across the Pittsburgh region continue to grapple with how to teach students safely andeffectively during a global pandemic.