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February 2019

Tree of Life Rabbi joins a united from at Urban League event

2019-02-11T09:27:36+00:00 February 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|

By: Paula Reed Ward for the Pittsburgh Post Gazette For decades, centuries even, Esther Bush said, African-American and Jewish communities have been fighting the same battle together. For peace and equity. Fairness and opportunity. That’s why the president and CEO of Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh felt it only appropriate for Rabbi Jeffrey Myers of [...]

January 2019

City home ownership program assists record number of low to moderate income families

2019-01-04T09:23:09+00:00 January 4th, 2019|Making News, Uncategorized|

Originally published: January 3, 2019 South Pittsburgh Reporter The Housing Authority City of Pittsburgh’s (HACP) homeownership program helped 21 low-to-moderate income families purchase homes last year, a five-fold increase since the program was relaunched in 2014. All 21 households received closing cost assistance and 12 received a soft second mortgage – a forgivable mortgage with [...]

Let’s make every day a day of tolerance

2019-01-03T10:31:49+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Making News, Uncategorized|

By: Esther L. Bush Originally Published: December 19, 2018 Smart Business Pittsburgh One can reasonably argue that the opposite of love is not hatred, it is fear. Hatred actually focuses on the other person, even if negatively. Fear, however, is a prehistorically ingrained visceral reaction intended solely for self-protection. When it comes to abject fear, [...]

June 2018

Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh Faces Centennial Challenges

2018-06-06T14:08:10+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Making News, Uncategorized|

This year marks a milestone anniversary — and questions regarding the emerging digital economy — for the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh. As the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh celebrates its 100th anniversary, it’s difficult not to notice how many of the same battles waged at its inception continue today. The venues may have shifted [...]

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 [...]

November 2016

Ronald H Brown Leadership Awards Gala 2016

2017-03-08T05:45:35+00:00 November 1st, 2016|Events, Uncategorized|

Ronald H. Brown Leadership Awards Gala on Friday, December 2, 2016 at the Omni William Penn Hotel honoring Hallie Donner, Claudette Lewis, Ralph L. Bangs, Ph.D., and Reverend Dr. Harold T. Lewis. To leaner more about tickets, program ads, or corporate sponsorships please call or email 412.227.4229 or development@ulpgh.org  

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