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Smart Futures Keys2Work Program Overview
Research and Education

Smart Futures delivers online career readiness resources to schools throughout Pennsylvania. Developed to provide students with a curriculum based connection to today’s workforce. The program utilizes a college readiness kit comprised of four parts: Keys 2 Work Financial Literacy My Career Journey PA eMentoring The Keys 2 Work program utilizes[…]

Midwife Center for Birth and Women’s Health Overview
Health of the Community

Delivering more than 5,000 babies, The Midwife Center is southwestern Pennsylvania’s only licensed and accredited freestanding birth center. Nurse-Midwives and a nurse practitioner provide prenatal care and childbirth services and primary gynecological care to clients of all ages. Offering three birth suites, three examination rooms, family kitchen, library, and waiting[…]

UPMC St. Margaret Family Health Centers Overview
Health of the Community

The UPMC St. Margaret Family Health Centers are full service, neighborhood family practice offices. With three locations; Lawrenceville, Bloomfield, and New Kensington, the centers are able to provide medical care to many diverse sectors of the Pittsburgh community. Services Include: Geriatric care Pediatric care Gynecology and family planning On-site x-rays[…]

Smart Futures PA E-Mentoring Overview
Research and Education

Smart Futures serves as a leading provider of online career education resources to schools and community-based organizations in Pennsylvania. Through its programming community partners are provided with a college readiness toolkit comprised of four parts: Keys 2 Work Financial Literacy My Career Journey PA eMentoring Through a unique partnership with[…]

Chuck Cooper Foundation Overview
Research and Education

The Chuck Cooper Foundation is dedicated to honoring the legacy of Charles “Chuck” Cooper, the first African-American drafted into the National Basketball Association, by awarding graduate-level scholarships and providing comprehensive leadership workshops, career development opportunities and professional mentors to African American students. Through small, personalized relationships, mentors are able to[…]

Ryan Clark Cure League Outreach
Health of the Community

Dedicated to developing new and effective therapies for sickle cell disease the Ryan Clark Cure League’s ultimate goal is finding a cure accessible for all. The Cure League devotes much of its energy and research efforts to clinical issues; such as specific treatment therapies, and developing gene-based therapeutics that will[…]

NEED Foundation Outreach
Research and Education Uncategorized

The NEED Foundation offers a number of resources for students, parents and educators, including a mentoring program with the goal of empowering under resourced youth within the region. NEED’s African American Male Mentoring Initiative (AAMMI) ensures students have the necessary skills and resources to make positive life choices that enable[…]

YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh Outreach
Health of the Community

The YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh is dedicated to improving the quality of life for its community members through youth development programs, healthy living initiatives and encouraging a sense of social responsibility within the region. Many individuals associate the YMCA with its recreational and exercise programming; however the Y is much[…]

Job Creation

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania provides a wide array of job training and education programs, including a program for individuals with Autism whose goal is to obtain competitive employment.  Goodwill’s PASSAGES program (Providing Autism Support Services to Achieve Gainful Employment) ensures students have the necessary social and emotional skills needed to[…]