Originally published: October 11, 2022
Pittsburgh City Paper
Former board chair Alan Trivilino passed the role onto Smith on July 1, which marked the Urban League’s 105th year of service. Smith is a senior legal official at regional healthcare giant UPMC. Smith has led diversity and inclusion efforts at UPMC and American Airlines and also serves as a board member for the Sarah Heinz House (a Boys and Girls Clubs of America affiliate), Literacy Pittsburgh, a nonprofit organization committed to improving adult literacy in the greater Pittsburgh area, and the Pittsburgh Public Theater. The new members for the organization are Bridgette N. Cofield, Yvette Henry, and Sally Wiggin.
The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh was founded in 1918 and is currently the largest comprehensive social service and civil right organization in Southwestern Pennsylvania. The organization provides extra-curricular educational opportunities, health advocacy, housing counseling, hunger prevention services, and other programs. https://ulpgh.org