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May 2023

Inaugural breakfast tackles themes of diversity, equity and inclusion

2023-05-26T16:12:42-04:00May 26th, 2023|Making News|

Originally published: April 25, 2023 The Sharon Herald HERMITAGE — When Mercer County native Celeste Warren spoke to the audience Friday morning, she was speaking to a variety of people — including different races and backgrounds, but also representatives from different businesses, nonprofit organizations and community agencies. That variety represented in the audience was important, [...]

100 Pittsburgh Leaders

2023-05-26T15:59:32-04:00May 26th, 2023|Making News|

Published May 3, 2023 Pittsburgh Quarterly We asked 100 top leaders across Pittsburgh to respond in 100 words or fewer to this question: According to the U.S. Census, in 2021 the Pittsburgh MSA had the inauspicious distinction of having the highest natural population loss — more deaths than births ­— of any metro area in [...]

Take Charge of Your Health Today: Pittsburgh’s Urban League takes comprehensive approach to preventing homelessness.

2023-05-17T16:20:50-04:00May 17th, 2023|Making News|

Originally published: May 17, 2023 New Pittsburgh Courier The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh (ULGP) was founded to help Black communities become economically self-reliant and empowered through education, health, quality of life, civic engagement, and civil rights and racial justice. One of the most fundamental of all human rights is the right to a safe, [...]

April 2023

Pennsylvania will resume a program that helps low-income households pay their water bills

2023-04-05T09:32:07-04:00April 5th, 2023|Making News|

Originally published 3/30/2023 Pittsburgh Post Gazette A temporary emergency program that helped low-income households keep their water services running and pay overdue bills is coming back to Pennsylvania. Reallocated federal funds will allow the state to resume the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program, the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services announced earlier this month. The [...]

March 2023

February 2023

Pittsburgh Urban League emphasizing economic opportunity in 105th year

2023-02-14T09:00:36-05:00February 14th, 2023|Making News|

Originally published: 2/13/2023 Pittsburgh Post Gazette Just more than a year after he began leading the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, CEO Carlos T. Carter took to the pulpit Sunday as the civil-rights nonprofit marks its 105th year. Speaking at Mount Ararat Baptist Church in Larimer, Mr. Carter said his group is prioritizing economic opportunity [...]

SEEN: Urban League Leadership Awards Gala

2023-02-08T10:10:35-05:00February 8th, 2023|Making News|

Originally posted February 7, 2023 Pittsburgh Post Gazette Photo Cred: John Colombo for the Post Gazette The 27th Ronald H. Brown Leadership Awards dinner was held at the Westin Convention Center, Friday evening. Sold out at 330 guests, the event presented by the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh honored Leon Ford and Angela Reynolds with the [...]

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