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Category Archives: Community
Each spring, we host our Youth & Education Initiative Mini-Grant Program, awarding funds to local organizations that support the academic and/or civic endeavors of Wilkinsburg youth. As in past years, we have $3,000 available, which may be awarded in its … Continue reading
Over the past few years, we’ve asked you to call your elected officials in support of funding increases to the Pennsylvania Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP). Thanks to your advocacy, there is increasing, bipartisan support to expand the program to help … Continue reading
The Borough of Wilkinsburg will unveil a new logo and launch a newly developed web site on Wednesday, March 8th beginning with an event from 4-6 p.m. The launch and unveiling culminate many months of work by Borough Elected Officials, … Continue reading
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PUSH co-owner Deavon Hammonds, ask Debra Bonneau five questions about what she is PUSHing through and how she is coping with being a caregiver. 1. What are you are PUSHing through right now? Being a full-time caregiver for my mother … Continue reading
Visit WilkStation.org to contribute to this landmark community project today We kicked off the Wilkinsburg Train Station Restoration Project earlier this month, and are excited to announce we are well on our way to reaching our $3 million goal! To … Continue reading
Eight new graduates across Point Park University’s four schools shared their thoughts about who has helped them along their journey to earning a master’s degree from Point Park. Below is the response from a friend of Soul Pitt, Mr. Lorenzo … Continue reading
[click photos for larger view] St. James Food Service Ministry opened up on Sunday, June 24, 2012. Under the direction of our Coordinator Hazel Jackson, the Food Service Ministry is a ministry in which the … Continue reading
Working with the Borough of Wilkinsburg, Wilkinsburg School District, and Palo Alto Partners, the Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation (WCDC) has developed an enhanced tax abatement strategy as part of a toolkit to spur private development in the distressed borough. The … Continue reading
‘PITTch’ perfect products: Wrist support concept awarded top prize The ideas at the second annual PITTch Fest ranged from functional fashion and thermal-powered cellphone chargers to an innovative brace to help patients with Parkinson’s disease. Ultimately, it was a new … Continue reading
The Borough of Wilkinsburg has been a dry community since 1870, but the Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation (WCDC) aims to change that this spring. The WCDC Board of Directors voted to pursue a liquor license referendum to legalize the sale … Continue reading
Hilltop Alliance and the Allentown Community Development Corporation (ACDC) Welcomes Leon’s Caribbean Restaurant to East Warrington Avenue in Allentown
Leon’s Caribbean Restaurant has the Best Jamaican food in Pittsburgh, PA! Owner: Leon Rose, Jamaican-American, owner of Leon’s Located at 823 East Warrington Avenue in Allentown Business open in Dec 2014 / Business hours > Monday – Saturday 10am – … Continue reading
Last summer, the Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation (WCDC) applied for Main Street designation through the Pennsylvania Department of Economic and Community Development and Pennsylvania Downtown Center’s Main Street Program. Earlier this week, Wilkinsburg was accepted into the prestigious program. “We … Continue reading
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POISE Foundation receives $250,000 in grants from Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield in support of initiatives aimed at strengthening Black community
PITTSBURGH (Aug. 14, 2014) – In support of programming and activities that re-assert “family” as a core institution in the re-development of Pittsburgh’s Black community, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield provided $250,000 in grants that will benefit POISE Foundation’s Strengthening … Continue reading
REPLAY of Community CALL to Discuss Mental Illness in the Black Community & R&B Will Set You Free Benefit
Did you miss Soul Pitt’s LIVE Community CALL to Discuss Mental Illness in the Black Community with guests Bob Regis and Michelle McMurray, MSW, hosted by Leslie Askerneese? KEEP CALM & LISTEN ON to the recording here: http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-128684/TS-887793.mp3
December 24 2013……Ronald McDonald House 451 44th Pgh 15201 January 16 2014…..Children’s Hospital 4401 Penn ave Pgh 15201 January 25 2014……American Got Talent 100 S Capitol ave Indianapolis, IN 46222 Click each pic for larger view
Former hip-hop star rises to media mogul, president of NAWBO November 4, 2013 By Deborah M. Todd / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Donna Baxter, a former rapper and founder of the entertainment and lifestyle site TheSoulPitt.com, has been named president of the … Continue reading
Check out Pittsburgh Public Schools State of the District video. It’s about the State of the District event that took place on Nov 15, 2012. The live community event focused on 5 key areas: Re-Envision the Future, Effectiveness, Satisfaction, Equity … Continue reading
I just wanted to thank all the parents that came out and brought their children to Soul Pitt Media’s Soulful Santa done in partnership with Sandidge Photography Studio. This is our 3rd year of putting this together and the turnout … Continue reading
Meet 3TG… Bryce, Imani and Summerlove. A talented new young trio group from Pittsburgh, PA have made their mark on the music scene. The three stylish girls came together while attending summer camp. Bryce, Imani and Summerlove joined forces with … Continue reading
Soul Pitt Congratulates DIANE I. DANIELS on her recent 2012 Keystone Press Award! CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield supports youth skill development through $32,500 grant to YouthPlaces
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield recently awarded a $32,500 grant to YouthPlaces, an organization that provides career development, mentoring and other activities to local, underserved youth through afterschool programming. The grant will assist YouthPlaces’ implementation of technological resources to improve … Continue reading
On Monday, Nov. 21 2011, a group of African American photographers launched a partnership with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: a photography blog aimed at providing more positive, fuller images of African American life in Pittsburgh. It is rooted in a community … Continue reading