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Juveniles and justice: A Pittsburgh Foundation report sheds light

Philanthropists and large foundations sometimes approach their grantmaking with an agenda of their own. They have occasionally tried to impose solutions on communities that don’t agree with or want those solutions. So it’s refreshing to learn about the methodology behind a new report from The Pittsburgh Foundation, titled “A Qualitative Study of Youth and the Juvenile Justice System.”

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UpPrize finalists try to solve social problems

Ten finalists have been selected for UpPrize, a competition that challenges organizations to come up with technologies and solutions to help the needy in the Pittsburgh region. All 10 will receive a $10,000 grant and will compete for final awards of up to $300,000.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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10 Finalists named in UpPrize Social Innovation Challenge

Organized by the Forbes Funds, the competition engages the community in producing innovative solutions to critical issues facing the region and the world. It kicked off last year by finding ways to help the visually impaired, victims of human trafficking, and other vulnerable populations.

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