Vibrant Pittsburgh CEO: Immigration essential

December 7, 2012

The CEO of Vibrant Pittsburgh believes immigration is essential to a more diverse business community. “The world is open to people who have something to contribute and the global marketplace is competitive for great talent,” CEO Melanie Harrington said…Read more  

“Best of the World” Welcomes One Young World

October 17, 2012

They’re back! Three years after the G-20 summit, leaders from around the world are converging on our region this week — only this time they are emerging leaders in town for the One Young World Summit. The global event is the latest in a year in which we’ve been celebrating Pittsburgh’s designation by National Geographic Read More

Volunteers Needed for Refugee Mentoring Program

October 15, 2012

It’s hard for those of us who haven’t lived through war to imagine the life of a refugee. What would it be like to flee your home and your country with little more than the things you can carry? Yet millions of people around the world are displaced by violence or ethnic cleansing annually. Tens Read More

Fulfilling the Promise… City graduation rate on the rise

October 8, 2012

Celebrating the work of its first four-year graduates, the Pittsburgh Promise released its annual report that highlighted increased graduation rates in city schools and greater college retention rates for Promise scholars. The Promise report, released Sept. 27 at sponsor American Eagle Outfitters’ offices on the South Side, shows the program is succeeding on all fronts, Read More

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