Originally published: October 21, 2022 Pittsburgh Business Times I am an immensely proud Pittsburgher. I am proud to have been formed and shaped in this region. I have learned the value of hard work and determination and to respect myself and my neighbors. I've learned the value of community. I received quality education from our local institutions: [...]
Originally published: 10/19/2022 New Pittsburgh Courier This month’s feature highlights Dr. Bonny Rockette-Wagner’s work on physical activity and its ability to mitigate a myriad of health problems. Dr. Rockette-Wagner also notes that incorporating physical activity into one’s daily routine does not have to be complicated or time-consuming. Recently we connected with Carlos T. Carter, the [...]
Originally published: 9/14/2022 New Pittsburgh Courier Recently we had a conversation with the new President & CEO of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh (ULGP) to gain perspective on the impact of disasters on the Black Community and the bias that exists. What is your perspective on disasters and how Black People are impacted? The [...]
Originally Published 9/14/2022 Pittsburgh Post Gazette From families completely out of food to exploding call volumes, food banks across the Pittsburgh area are seeing their services taxed in new ways as the summer draws to a close and inflation remains high. Jessica Horvath, 45, is one of those individuals who has never used a food [...]
Originally Published: 8/29/2022 Pittsburgh Post Gazette Nonprofit The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh hired John Ukenye as its advocacy and policy officer; Joshua Smith, associate director of youth leadership programs and director, Black Male Leadership Development Institute; Ginger Underwood, program manager, Black Female Leadership Development Institute and Loretta Ellis, opportunity broker.
Topic: Precision Medicine and Chronic Kidney Disease Originally Published: August 10,2022
Highmark Health and Allegheny Health Network have begun a pilot program that seeks to bring a similar reimbursement system to what it uses for health care providers to nonprofits that provide social services.Recently, health insurers and hospitals have spent a significant amount of time on what are called the social determinants of health, which are [...]
Originally published: Pittsburgh Business Journal. 4/15/2022 A few months into my new role as the president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, I had a conversation with our National Urban League President Marc Morial. We talked about my having big shoes to fill, and I told Marc that I am not filling [...]