Carter’s Viewpoint: The urgency of one Pittsburgh now

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: [...]

2022-10-24T09:46:17-04:00October 24th, 2022|Making News|

Take Charge of Your Health Today…Physical Activity

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 [...]

2022-10-24T09:49:44-04:00October 19th, 2022|Health, Making News|

Pittsburgh-area food banks say demand is soaring as families struggle with inflation

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 [...]

2022-09-16T10:36:02-04:00September 16th, 2022|Making News|

People on the Move

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.

2022-08-29T15:12:46-04:00August 29th, 2022|Making News|

Highmark Health charts new course for social services reimbursement

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 [...]

2022-07-26T13:07:47-04:00July 26th, 2022|Health, Making News, Uncategorized|
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