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April 2019

Letter to the Editor

2019-04-04T14:07:30-05:00April 4th, 2019|Making News|

Originally published: New Pittsburgh Courier, 04/4/2019 Dear Editor: With the state budget looming, interest in the state investment in public education is higher than ever. While Governor Wolf and the PA legislature have increased education funding over the past several budget cycles, more continued investments —like the governor’s proposed additional $50 million for high quality [...]

Group’s second conference looks to shift from talk to action on inequities

2019-04-03T10:54:47-05:00April 3rd, 2019|Making News|

By: Lacretia Wimbley for the Post-Gazette, Published April 2, 2019 Marcus F. Walton asked a room of around 100 top African-American CEOs and community leaders to hold hands, close their eyes, and confront whatever discomfort they may feel during the second annual African American Strategic Partnership conference on Tuesday. “Allow yourself to wander, to think, to be [...]

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