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April 2017

History. Recorded. Voices of the Past Share Wisdom for the Future

2017-04-18T11:51:25+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Making News|

History. Recorded. Voices of the Past Share Wisdom for the Future Out of the classroom, and into the community... Cassandra Brown isn’t learning about black history from a textbook, a computer or even a classroom lecture. Instead, the 17-year-old is discovering the past through conversations with those who lived it. image: https://presspage-production-content.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/1441/estherbush.jpg?x=1486323743651 “We have never [...]

October 2015

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September 2014

August 2014

Urban League’s Esther Bush & Howard Slaughter Discuss Their “Bank on Greater Pittsburgh”

2014-08-26T17:16:30+00:00 August 26th, 2014|Making News, Uncategorized|

Take a look at Pittsburgh CBS Local's interview featuring Dr. Howard B. Slaughter, Jr., Chairman, Bank On Greater Pittsburgh, and Esther L. Bush, President & CEO, Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh and their discussion about the unbanked and underbanked residents of our region on how Bank On Greater Pittsburgh can help them gain access to free, [...]

April 2014

Monique McIntosh – New Vice President of Programs and Services

2014-04-04T15:37:34+00:00 April 4th, 2014|Making News, Uncategorized|

April 3, 2014 - The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, which serves over 20,000 individuals in education, health advocacy, housing, early childhood and youth development, hunger services, employment, career training, counseling, and economic empowerment, announced today that Monique McIntosh has joined the organization as the new Vice President of Programs and Services. McIntosh is a [...]

March 2014

January 2014

The Passing of Mr. Wendell G Freeland, Esq.

2014-01-27T14:11:34+00:00 January 27th, 2014|Making News, Uncategorized|

We salute our dear friend and champion Wendell G. Freeland, Esq. at his passing. Wendell served as Chairman of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh’s Board of Directors from 1962-1967. Prior to becoming Board Chair, Wendell chaired the Board’s Education Committee and established the paradigm for dialogue between the African American community and the Pittsburgh Public [...]

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