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Take Charge of Your Health. Be Informed Be Involved… Cannabis Use and Youth

2022-04-14T12:48:33-04:00April 14th, 2022|Health, Making News|

Published 4/13/2022 New Pittsburgh Courier It’s important to note that while cannabis can have positive effects medicinally for large portions of the population, it can negatively impact youth who use and abuse it. We spoke with Carlos T. Carter, President and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh about his thoughts on cannabis use [...]

‘A beacon of hope’: Pittsburgh’s Black leaders celebrate Supreme Court confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson

2022-04-08T10:41:49-04:00April 8th, 2022|Making News|

The confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court — making her the first African American woman to serve on the nation’s highest court — was a historic moment, Allegheny County President Judge Kim Berkeley Clark said. Judge Clark would know about historic moments: She is the first African American to serve as president [...]

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 [...]

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