Free Training: The Psychology of Race

Published: March 14, 2014 17:34

Join us on March 21st, 2014 from 9-11 for a light breakfast as Reginald Hickman and Marlon Youngblood present this training focused on developing culturally relevant pedagogy by examining the role of race in education curriculum and instruction. We will audit the evolution, or lack thereof, of curriculum and instruction in the sixty years since Brown vs. the Board of Education and examine the role of race on the conscious and subconscious levels.

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WesBanco Donates $5,000 to Reading Warriors

Published: December 27, 2013 19:02

The Reading Warriors are all smiles today after finding out that WesBanco has made a $5,000 donation to the program. The Reading Warriors and Little Warriors will benefit by being provided with a slew of new books. Other options with the designation of these funds include leadership and professional development trainings or possibly bringing in author for Warriors and their parents to enjoy.

Thank you WesBanco for investing in your community and working with the Reading Warriors to...

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Now Hiring: Community Works Program Coordinator

Published: December 26, 2013 17:47

Position Overview:

The Community Works Program is a partnership between Neighborhood Learning Alliance, Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation and Pittsburgh Public Schools that provides an academic after school program combined with career education and development activities, real work experience and post secondary support. The program is designed primarily for 12th grade students. The majority of the students attend Pittsburgh University Prep and Pittsburgh Science and Technology Aca...

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Reading Warrior Featured in "h Magazine"

Published: December 13, 2013 19:04

Jasmine Johnson, senior at Barack Obama Academy of International Studies was featured in the second issue of h Magazine distributed by The Heinz Endowments. 

This issue of h Magazine included a feedback section that voices individuals' opinions on the previous issue. Jasmine's column concerned urban public education and her personal experience with Pittsburgh Public Schools. Check out page 2 for the full article!Read More

Active Shooter and Safety Training

Published: December 09, 2013 19:47

January 10th, 2014 from 9am-11am

BGC Activity Center 113 N. Pacific Ave.

In today's schools and workplaces we must be as prepared as possible for any scenario. It is in that spirit that we offer our first safety training for afterschool programs. Learn how to make a plan that will keep you and your kids safe and how to respond in the unlikely event of an active shooter.

Our speaker for the event will be W. Joe Hixon, Director of Safety and Security for CCAC So...

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Everybody Graduates campaign featured in Pittsburgh Tribune

Published: July 01, 2013 16:51

Neighborhood Learning Alliance's new campaign, Everybody Graduates, was featured in the Pittsburgh Tribune on June 30th. 

Click the source link below to view the full article.

"Everybody Graduates, will receive $185,000. The program helps about 800 students a year make up classes in which they received an F during the school year. It provides mentors and tutors after school. The lead agency, the Neighborhood Learning Alliance, is...

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Guide to Graduation is UPDATED!

Published: March 14, 2013 15:16

Great news!

We have updated our Guide to Graduation to reflect changes that will affect students graduating in 2013 and beyond.  Check out the latest version here!!

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Everything Afterschool!

Published: March 06, 2013 14:07

Everything Afterschool!

Thursday, March 28th
9:00AM-12:00PM
Union Project, Great Hall

An out of school time enrichment fair! Make your OST program even better by networking with enrichment providers at this event. Connect your students to enrichment opportunities across the city! Perfect for youth-serving organizations, OST programs, youth enrichment programs, and adults who work with youth!

For more information and to register to attend or table, plea...

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Back to School! - Elementary School Programs

Published: September 14, 2012 14:22

Our Pittsburgh LEARNS 21st Century Programs are starting their program years at Arsenal, Faison, Mifflin, Miller, Lincoln, Woolslair, Weil, and Greenfield Elementary Schools.  These programs offer a safe, supportive environment for elementary school students for 2.5-3 hours after the school day.*  Here, students can participate in fun, enriching lessons to continue the learning of the school day!  Community partners such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Assemble, and others join ...

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NLA is "In the Spotlight!"

Published: June 11, 2012 13:41

Please visit In the Spotlight to see our entries!

Neighborhood Learning Alliance has been chosen for an exciting opportunity -- to be featured in the Heinz Endowments "In the Spotlight" blog!  Each day, for two weeks, staff will post entries to the blog about different NLA programs and initiatives.  Several of ou...

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Take the Graduation Champions Pledge!

Published: May 29, 2012 19:53

Click to Become a Graduation Champion!

Neighborhood Learning Alliance is looking for Graduation Champions! If you would like to be part of a community-wide movement to support the successful graduation of our city's students, or to receive information about Graduation Champions trainings, opportunities, and events, click the above link and pledge to become a Graduation C...

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Summer Dreamers Preseason Meeting, Friday, July 13, at U-Prep

Published: May 07, 2012 09:22

Interested parents and guardians can visit with the coach at a pre-season meetings on Friday, June 13, 2012, concerning the Swim and Water Polo Camps. The official line-up of participants has yet to be obtained from Pittsburgh Public Schools as of July 6. So, the coaches need to call and email everyone after July 10. But, a meeting is going to be held the Friday, the last week day before camp begins, f...

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Exciting News! We Moved!

Published: March 15, 2012 14:49

Neighborhood Learning Alliance has moved to its new location! Checkout our photo gallery of our new place!

After several arduous weeks of packing and purging, we have successfully moved into our bright new office space on Penn Avenue's busy corridor (we are feeling significantly more hip already). Even as we wait for our new office furniture, NLA staff are already getting comfortable in the modern business space and collaborating with co-w...

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