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January 2022

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) [...]

Fortyx80 welcomes first cohort to its Apprenti PGH IT apprenticeship program with emphasis on diversity

2021-10-28T11:51:57-04:00October 28th, 2021|Making News|

Originally published: October 26, 2021 Pittsburgh Business Journal ApprentiPGH welcomed its first 11 individuals into its cohort program on Monday, all of whom are now officially training and working at tech jobs in Pittsburgh to further their careers and learn skills in the tech industry. The initiative is the result of a partnership between national [...]

New Urban League president vows to help make city livable for all, promises visibility for Black Pittsburghers

2021-10-28T11:50:49-04:00October 28th, 2021|Making News|

Originally published: October 26, 2021 Pittsburgh Post Gazette Carlos Carter, the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh’s incoming president and CEO, says the role he’s stepping into is bigger than him. “I’m one who cares about all people, but as a Black person, you look at the studies, and even what I observed myself in Pittsburgh, [...]

Carlos T. Carter named new President and CEO of Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh

2021-10-25T09:05:04-04:00October 25th, 2021|Making News|

Published October 22, 2021 New Pittsburgh Courier Succeeds transcendent leader Esther L. Bush Carlos T. Carter, a family man, married with three sons, and a longtime member of Macedonia Church of Pittsburgh in the Hill District, said he was truly called to lead one of the most important and impactful organizations in the region. On [...]

A hard act to follow at the Urban League

2021-10-25T09:00:50-04:00October 25th, 2021|Making News|

Published October 21, 2021 Pittsburgh Post Gazette A new era for the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh will begin on Nov. 10 when Carlos T. Carter takes over from the retiring Esther Bush as president and CEO of the civil rights organization. Currently executive director of the Homeless Children’s Education Fund, a nonprofit specializing in [...]

Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh names new CEO

2021-10-25T08:58:43-04:00October 25th, 2021|Making News|

Published October 18, 2021 Pittsburgh Business Times The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh’s nationwide search for a new president and CEO has come to an end. Beginning Nov. 10, Carlos T. Carter will step into the role. Carter is a Pittsburgh native and has previously served as the executive director of the Homeless Children’s Education Fund and [...]

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