Martin Luther King speaks at Univ. of Pittsburgh, Nov. 1966 (photo by Ross Catanza) [via The Digs]There have been a few articles in the last few years that offer some insight into the times that Dr. King made a visit to Pittsburgh.
The Post-Gazette’s archive blog, The Digs, posted some photos from Dr. King’s visit to speak at the University of Pittsburgh on November 1, 1966 as well as some of his previous visits to town.
Last year, Rick Sebak wrote a story for Pittsburgh Magazine, which details many of the visits Dr. King made to Pittsburgh before his death.… Read the rest
Martin Luther King leaning on a lectern. Deutsch: 1964: Martin Luther King Português: Martin Luther King (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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… 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
With a 3 days weekend after a weekend of snow, everyone is in need of a reason to get out of the house – a perfect time to revisit one of the many great museums we have here in Pittsburgh. Here is a run down of some exhibits that are not to be missed.
Carnegie Museum of Natural History – Whales Tohorā – A whale of an exhibit about whales will be at the museum until May 2, 2010.
Tuesday–Saturday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. , Thursday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m., Sunday: 12 p.m.–5 p.m. – The Museum will be open on Monday,… Read the rest