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YouthWorks merges with Goodwill

EVERETT McELVEEN
(Photo by J.L Martello)

 

In the two decades since YouthWorks Inc. was created, the nonprofit has provided more than 23,000 at-risk youth with the career training vital to gaining meaningful employment. Now, the organization will be able to expand its reach through a recently announced merger with Goodwill of Southwestern

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Group issues Black Agenda to mayoral candidates

BLACK AGENDA—Sala Udin speaks in front of a coalition for a Black Agenda to be presented to the mayoral candidates. (Photo by J. L. Martello)


Joined by Blacks from across the city who want more African-Americans included in creating and benefiting from city policy, former city Councilman Sala Udin announced the formation of the Pittsburgh Black

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Richardson stands out at forum

CANDIDATE FORUM—A.J. Richardson stood out against the other mayoral candidates. (Photo by J.L. Martello)

 

Whether the topic was economic development, gun violence, or diversity, most of the candidates running for mayor had similar answers to questions posed at a debate on April 6. All of them that it is, except for mayoral candidate A.J. Richardson

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Ministers hold forum in Hill

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HEIR APPARENTS—Pittsburgh mayoral candidates, from left: Jake Wheatley, Bill Peduto and Jack Wagner, wait to ask Hill District residents to vote them into the city’s top elected office. (Photo by J.L. Martello.)

 

The sound of Wesley Center AMEZ Church’s choir was lively enough to inspire dancing from some of the homeless center residents

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh