Over the past two weeks many of us have been checking in with one another about how we’re doing. The consensus is that we are NOT O.K. We are Sad. Angry. Enraged. Anxious. Afraid.
Afraid for ourselves. Afraid for our children, our partners, our families and our friends. And we are TIRED – utterly exhausted.
We stand in solidarity with those calling for the fair administration of justice and we support the right of Americans to protest. Inspired by the millions who have done so, we join in the quest to end racist behaviors, policies and practices in systems that lead to emotional and physical violence to people of color, immigrants and other minorities.
IT MAY BE A CULTURAL QUIRK, but it seems that the only way we Pittsburghers truly understand the special value one person has in our community – the only way we accurately gauge the enormity of that person’s ability to make us better than we thought we could be – is when that person leaves us.
In October 2018, at the second annual presentation of The Pittsburgh Business Times Corporate Citizenship Award, The Pittsburgh Foundation announced an expansion of its Corporate Philanthropy Program.