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March 2018

Take Charge of Your Health. Be Informed. Be Involved. … Down Syndrome

2018-03-16T15:09:59+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Making News, Uncategorized|

This month, the “Take Charge of Your Health Today” page focuses on Alzheimer’s disease, as it relates to those living with Down syndrome. Jennifer Jones, MPH, community engagement senior coordinator, and Esther L. Bush, president and CEO, Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, chatted about this topic. JJ: Good afternoon, Ms. Bush. It’s been awhile since you [...]

Urban League Celebrates 100 Years, But CEO Says ‘We Still Have A Very Long Way To Go’

2018-03-05T12:45:16+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Making News|

The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh is celebrating its centennial. Founded in 1918, part of its mission has been to enable African Americans to secure economic self-reliance. President and CEO Esther Bush, sat down with 90.5 WESA’s Maria Scapellato to talk about how the Urban League's mission remains relevant as the organization embarks on its [...]

Wheatley to introduce resolution honoring Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh’s 100-year anniversary

2018-03-01T14:20:30+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Making News|

HARRISBURG, Feb. 26 – State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, plans to introduce a House resolution in honor of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh’s centennial year. The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh was founded in 1918 and promotes racial equality, self-reliance and community empowerment. Programs focus on housing, financial literacy, youth leadership and development, family [...]

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