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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.

Home Room
Home Room

Learning, December 16, 2020

Pittsburgh Public Schools teachers and families are navigating a new world of long-term virtual education because of the COVID-19 crisis, and how well students are learning is still to be determined.

Campus Health & Safety
Campus Health & Safety

Learning, December 16, 2020

Like colleges across the country, Pittsburgh universities have developed guidelines for students on how to both live and learn on campus safely during the pandemic.

Unlocking Housing Help
Unlocking Housing Help

Sustainability, December 16, 2020

As the economic crisis caused by the pandemic deepened, efforts expanded in the Pittsburgh region to assist local residents in avoiding evictions or foreclosures.

Signs of the Times
Signs of the Times

Sustainability, December 16, 2020

Businesses in Pittsburgh have been hit hard by government shutdowns to contain the COVID-19 crisis, but many are exploring creative avenues to keep their companies afloat.

A Tale of 2 Pandemics
A Tale of 2 Pandemics

Organizational, December 16, 2020

Another result of the COVID-19 crisis has been a re-examination of racial economic and health disparities that have long existed but are now receiving renewed attention.

Top 10
Top 10

Organizational, December 16, 2020

Lessons from the COVID-19 crisis are many and ongoing. Here's a list of the most significant we've learned so far.

Through Her Lens
Through Her Lens

Organizational, December 16, 2020

Dr. Debra Bogen became the new director of the Allegheny County Health Department as the pandemic began, and looks back on the tumultuous early days and the challenges ahead.

h Magazine - Issue 2, 2020 - Here & There
h Magazine - Issue 2, 2020 - Here & There

Organizational, December 16, 2020

The Economic Impacts of Child Care in Allegheny County
The Economic Impacts of Child Care in Allegheny County

Learning, November 12, 2020

The region’s child care system – challenged before COVID-19 by unsustainable funding models and inequity – has the potential to adversely affect our economy as the pandemic rages on. Read the Endowments-supported report from Fourth Economy to learn what is at stake, and what we can do.