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
As most of you know I’ve been on a cross country train trip with the Millennial Trains Project. I am one of 24 passengers who are working on a project as the train has traveled across the country from San Francisco to Washington, DC.
I’m writing this post from the train – we just passed through Toledo, Ohio. Next stop – Pittsburgh! The train pulls into the station around 5am. I’ve already set my alarm, I want to see what the city looks like from a train.
The Millennial Trains Project group will be in Pittsburgh all day and I… Read the rest
If you follow IheartPGH on Facebook and Twitter you may have noticed that I’ve been linking to the Millennial Trains Project.
The Millennial Trains Project is a cross country train trip this August that will start in San Francisco and end in Washington, DC. The train will stop in 10 cities over 10 days. The Millennial Trains project was founded by Patrick Dowd (not the Pittsburgh city councilman Patrick Down) who helped to organize a similar project, Jagriti Yatra, when he was a Fulbright scholar in India.
The inaugural journey of the Millennial Trains project will be stopping in Pittsburgh!… Read the rest