Each year the Coro Center for Civic Leadership celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr by hosting the Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Awards which recognizes Pittsburghers that exemplify values based leadership.
I wanted to share this information for a few reasons. First, its timely. Second, The winners and the nominees for 2014 are people who are doing some impressive things to make Pittsburgh a better place to live. And third, one of my big learnings from my participation in the Millennial Trains Project last summer was the importance of talking about leadership training. One each day of the trip –… Read the rest
Earlier this week we were asked a question about where one can volunteer in Pittsburgh.
@iheartpgh thoughts on places to volunteer in #Pittsburgh?
— NewUrbanHipster (@NewUrbanHipster) January 15, 2014
We recieved a similar question last month and we are happy to connect Pittsburghers who want to volunteer with organizations that need help/.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day offers a great place to start. Pittsburgh Cares is an organization that exist to be a matchmaker between people that want to volunteer and groups the need volunteers.
MLK Day – “a day on, not a day off”
Here is some history on… Read the rest