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

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 [...]

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

Take charge of your health today. Be informed. Be involved. …Alzheimer’s disease

This month, the “Take Charge of Your Health Today” page focuses on Alzheimer’s disease. Erricka Hager, health advocate, and Esther L. Bush, president and CEO, both of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, spoke about this topic. EB: Good morning, Erricka. Alzheimer’s disease is a health topic that we’ve never covered before. I’m glad we’re taking [...]

2018-02-27T15:39:56+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Making News|

Rousing worship service marks Urban League centennial

Written by: Peter Smith, Pittsburgh Post Gazette Photos by: Stephanie Strasburg, Pittsburgh Post Gazette Published: February 11, 2018 Original Article With pulsing gospel music, festive dance and a soaring call-and-response sermon that packed in a call to renewed social activism, the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh marked its 100th anniversary year in a gathering that [...]

2018-02-21T12:36:46+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Making News|
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