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March 2022

Community Champion: Carlos T. Carter works to inspire others

2022-03-10T13:29:01-05:00March 10th, 2022|Making News|

Originally published: WTAE 3/9/2022: A Pittsburgh man is working to help others find a path to success. Carlos T. Carter is the president of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh. Carter knows what adversity is, but overcame all of it to get to his current position. He now has a new book and hopes it [...]

February 2022

Take Charge Of Your Health Today. Be Informed. Be Involved….Healthy aging

2022-02-25T15:09:28-05:00February 25th, 2022|Health, Making News|

Originally Published: February 16, 2022 Take Charge Of Your Health Today. Be Informed. Be Involved. | New Pittsburgh Courier Why is promoting healthy aging so important for our Black/African American elders?   Promoting healthy aging is important because we want Black people to age gracefully and live their best lives in retirement.  The reality is when [...]

January 2022

Players continue to help the community

2022-01-07T08:51:17-05:00January 7th, 2022|Making News|

Originally published: January 6, 2022 https://www.steelers.com/news/players-continue-to-help-the-community   The Steelers announced another donation to their Social Justice Fund for 2021, with players making donations and the team providing a matching commitment to help support community efforts. The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh will receive $6,000 after donations from offensive linemen Trai Turner and Kevin Dotson, and [...]

New Perspectives: Carlos Carter, Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh

2022-01-05T11:43:55-05:00January 5th, 2022|Making News|

Originally published: January 4,2022 Pittsburgh Business Journal Carlos Carter had been on the job for just a little more than 10 days as the new president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, but he already had a clear vision of how he wants to lead the organization into 2022 and the future. Those [...]

December 2021

Goodfellows: Urban League’s East Hills support center helps families, empowers parents

2021-12-20T15:05:32-05:00December 20th, 2021|Making News|

Originally published: Dec 20, 2021 Andrew Goldstein, Pittsburgh Post Gazettte Taneicia Calloway found the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh’s family support center in East Hills about two months ago, but she’s already seeing the benefits of her discovery. The center has aided the 31-year-old single mother of four with food, diapers and other necessities — [...]

November 2021

Urban League food distribution to help 900 families

2021-11-22T15:09:21-05:00November 22nd, 2021|Making News|

Originally published: 11/22/2021 Pittsburgh Post Gazette Just as it’s done for some 15 years, the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh hosted its annual Thanksgiving Day food distribution Saturday morning  — continuing a tradition of helping area families in need fill their bellies and feast in style for the holiday. “This is a great thing,” said [...]

Pittsburgh Area Charitable Groups Hand Out Turkeys To Help Those In Need Ahead Of Thanksgiving

2021-11-22T14:58:45-05:00November 22nd, 2021|Making News|

Originally published: 11/21/2021 KDKA After Saturday, there are just five days until Thanksgiving and some families are still wondering how they are going to put food on their tables. Groups across the city handed out and self-delivered Thanksgiving meals to those in need on Saturday. About 1,000 families are getting thanksgiving meals today at the [...]

October 2021

Local leaders discuss workforce gaps, labor needs

2021-10-28T11:55:38-04:00October 28th, 2021|Making News|

Originally published: October 27, 2021 Pittsburgh Business Journal The Covid-19 pandemic has pulled back the curtain to reveal gaps in the workforce, inequities and a tight labor market. This was the topic of discussion for a panel of local leaders and Citizens Financial Group CEO Bruce Van Saun on Monday at the Benedum Center. Citizens (NYSE: CFG) [...]

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