Children are included in the homeless population, according to Carlos Carter, Executive Director, Homeless Children's Education Fund in Pittsburgh, who says anxiety about no food or place to sleep causes developmental issues for these homeless kids in school. Helping homeless children can break the cycle of poverty through help at all levels of their education including college and careers. Sheila Hyland hosts from the Chatham University Campus in Pittsburgh. homelessfund.org
The Girl Scouts is one of the few organizations that have had a great impact on women. Host Sheila Hyland talks with Lisa Shade, Director, Marketing and Communications, Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania, about the benefits of its many programs, including the Cookie Program, for young girls to try new things, develop new skills, grow and succeed in life. Recorded on the Chatham University Campus in Pittsburgh. gswpa.org
Children are given the opportunity to make good choices at the Lemoyne Community Center in Washington, PA, according to Executive Director Joyce D. Ellis, who began transforming the lives of children by transforming an old building to offer programs and services to help. Sheila Hyland hosts from the Chatham University Campus in Pittsburgh. lemoynecommunitycenter.org
Changes in the early years of a girls life can cause her sense of self to dip but Strong Girls Strong Women Pittsburgh Executive Director Dr. Jocelyn Horner says her organization provides a positive approach when girls enter that low self esteem space. Sheila Hyland hosts from the Chatham University Campus in Pittsburgh. swsg.org
Why it’s important for leaders to understand the community and the growth opportunity it creates for the community is the focus of discussion with Aradhna Oliphant, President and CEO of Leadership Pittsburgh Inc. Sheila Hyland hosts from the Chatham University Shadyside Campus in Pittsburgh. lpinc.org
The Urban Redevelopment Authority in Pittsburgh is home to the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and its Assistant Director Jennifer Wilhelm talks with host Sheila Hyland on the Chatham University Campus about honoring Women’s History Month with a new initiative to encourage women to grow their businesses, and a discussion on help the Authority can provide to all businesses, large and small. ura.org
Jill Horner speaks with Michaela Murphy, Director of Education from the Bucks County Playhouse, about Youth Programs. Interview recorded 9/13/2017. For more videos and information about your community, go to ComcastNewsmakers.com.
Danielle Bush, Director, Community and Volunteer Engagement for the United Way of Bucks County, explains why transportation has been identified as a real barrier for low-income people to become self-sufficient. Recorded March 29, 2018.
Patricia Nye, Young Professional Advisory Board Member with the Network of Victim Assistance, talks about NOVA's 6th Annaul No Bullying Run, Sunday June 10, 2018, at Doylestown Central Park. Recorded May 3, 2018.