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Pittsburgh activists, influencers to appear on season 5 premiere of CNN documentary

Those featured include 1Hood Media founder and CEO Jasiri X, state Rep. Summer Lee, D-Swissvale, co-founder and editor-in-chief of VerySmartBrothas Damon Young, and Wasi Mohamed, former executive director of the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh. The episode was filmed in January. After it airs, members of 1Hood Media will host a live Facebook Chat to share their experiences since the taping.

Trib Live

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What the Allegheny Health Dept. is doing to address health disparities. An open letter to our community

Allegheny County, like Minneapolis, has substantial racial disparities that impact all of us. Our communities are starkly divided along racial and ethnic lines. With these lines come distinct differences in access to housing, education, transportation and employment. These differences translate directly to worse health outcomes among our communities of color.

Next Pittsburgh

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Schroeder's Viewpoint: Fighting for what makes us better moving forward

It has been nearly three months since much of life as we embraced it was upended by a virus that we don’t know enough about. But it knows us, especially in how to travel among us. From Pittsburgh to Paris to Perth, Australia, the shelter-in-place existence has imprisoned our DNA-grounded instinct to be fully alive by being close to one another. Read this article from Foundation President and CEO Lisa Schroeder.

Pittsburgh Business Times

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Bold Action Needed: Lisa Schroeder, Grant Oliphant, Gregg Behr

Regional leaders address population loss and Pittsburgh’s future, including Pittsburgh Foundation President and CEO Lisa Schroeder. "We will not survive and thrive unless we connect our citizens—all of them—with viable employment (and a way to get there), safe affordable housing, robust K–12 education and health care."


Pittsburgh Quarterly