Heinz Endowments

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Name: Heinz Endowments
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Pennsylvania Parents Want to Keep Fracking at a Distance

PHOTO: The Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project says a Yale study found more than a dozen health impacts in up to 40 percent of residents interviewed about nearby fracking wells in Western Pennsylvania. Photo credit: Joshua B. Probanic/Public ... [Published Public News Service - 11 hours ago]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 5 reports

Minnesota Making Progress on Afterschool Programming

Household Survey: Eighty-two percent of Minnesota parents support public funding for afterschool programs, yet 150,000 young people are left waiting, survey finds.WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rising participation among students ... [Published Yahoo! News - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Corbett Administration Official Receives Children's Environmental Health Community Award

This award, presented by the Washington, D.C.Minzenberg led state agencies in teaming up with The Heinz Endowments to launch The Healthy & Green Initiative, a 3-year, statewide initiative to make Pennsylvania"We are so proud of Barbara's work and the ... [Published Wall Street Select - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Suburban Pittsburgh leaders push for bicycle lanes

Emulating Pittsburgh, leaders in Ross and other suburbs hope to make their communities a safe haven for bicyclists and pedestrians.Ross commissioners recently voted to urge PennDOT to add bike paths on a 1.2-mile stretch of Babcock Boulevard between McKnight ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Philanthropic leader to speak at annual chamber luncheon

Maxwell King, president and CEO of The Pittsburgh Foundation, will be the keynote speaker for the 102nd annual membership luncheon set for Friday, Dec. 5, at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex in White Township, the Indiana County Chamber ... [Published Indiana Gazette - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

URA, Regional Asset District may chip in $3.15 million for August Wilson Deal

The Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority is set to vote Thursday on two items that will pump at least $3.15 million more public money into the August Wilson Center for African American Culture.The URA agenda put out on Tuesday reveals the specific ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Propel officially opens Hazelwood school

RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY (Photos by J.L. Martello)Propel Schools officially opened its Hazelwood school in September. Pictured above, cutting the ribbon are, from left: Tina Chekan, PhD, superintendent & CEO Propel Schools; Jeremy Resnick, founder and ... [Published New Pittsburgh Courier - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

'Family Engagement and Education'

Any effort to improve public education must also build trust between schools and students' families and engage parents and community-based organizations in reform efforts, a report from the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University finds. ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 2 reports

The Wilson Center deal: No more public money

So, why is the public being forced to pony up even more money to save Pittsburgh's insolvent August Wilson Center for African American Culture?In a hardly transparent agreement reached Monday, Dollar Bank and a court-appointed receiver agreed to sell ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Community groups support local foundations’ AWC bid

BEST INTERESTS OF THE COMMUNITY— Black Political Empowerment Project Chair and CEO Tim Stevens announces his support for the foundation’s August Wilson Center plan rather than 980 Liberty Partners’ hotel.With time winding down toward a Sept. 29 trial ... [Published New Pittsburgh Courier - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

B-PEP Wants August Wilson To Go To Foundations

Facing more than $9 million in debt, a possible foreclosure and two proposals for solutions, the August Wilson Center for African American Culture’s fate rests in the hands of the legal system, and the Black Political Empowerment Project (B-PEP) is urging ... [Published 90.5 WESA - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

PA State Child Care Officials Receive Children’s Environmental Health (CEHN) 2014 Community Award

| PR WebWASHINGTON, DC -- The Children 's Environmental Health Network (CEHN) will present its 2014 Community Award to Pennsylvania officials Dr. Barbara Minzenberg and Ms. Maureen Murphy, who will be honored at the group’s Ninth Annual Award Reception ... [Published BioPortfolio - Sep 16 2014]

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"They put the drilling rigrig up, and then they fracked it," she says. "There's an impoundment pond back there that holds chemical water. There's no fence; the kids can just walk right up there if they want to."
...opportunities for its young people, and can be proud of what they've accomplished," said Afterschool Alliance Executive Director Jodi Grant. "But there's no question that more work remains. There are still too many parents in the state who want their child in a program, but can't find one that works for them. Minnesota's families clearly understand the value of afterschool learning opportunities, and we need to make sure they have access to them."
...quality afterschool programs to as many children and families as resources will allow," said Afterschool Alliance Executive Director Jodi Grant. "But Connecticut has a lot of work ahead if it's to keep up with other states, and even more if it is to provide all children with the afterschool opportunities they need. Most parents in the state who want their child in a program can't find one, and that needs to change. Every child who is unsupervised after school is a child potentially at risk. Quality afterschool programs keep kids safe, inspire them to learn, and help working families. Every Connecticut family that needs an afterschool program should have access to one."
"Despite deep dedication and hard and productive work by afterschool providers and advocates in the state, Virginia is not where it should be on afterschool" said Afterschool Alliance Executive Director Jodi Grant...

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Pennsylvania Parents Want to Keep Fracking at a... [Published Public News Service - 11 hours ago]
Judge expected to sign sale order for August Wi... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Oct 20 2014]
Minnesota Making Progress on Afterschool Progra... [Published Yahoo! News - Oct 16 2014]
Connecticut Losing Ground on Afterschool [Published BusinessWeek - Oct 16 2014]
Virginia No Longer a 'Top 10 State for Aftersch... [Published BusinessWeek - Oct 16 2014]
Unmet Demand for Afterschool Programs Grows to ... [Published Stock Nod - Oct 16 2014]
Parents in Kansas Place High Value on Afterscho... [Published Stock Nod - Oct 16 2014]
West Virginia Making Progress on Afterschool Pr... [Published Stock Nod - Oct 16 2014]
Virginia No Longer a 'Top 10 State for Aftersch... [Published Stock Nod - Oct 16 2014]
Minnesota Making Progress on Afterschool Progra... [Published Stock Nod - Oct 16 2014]
Unmet Demand for Afterschool Programs Grows to ... [Published U-T San Diego - Oct 16 2014]
Nevada Making Progress on Afterschool Programming [Published TickerTech.com - Oct 16 2014]
Knight Prototype Fund Gives Support to 18 [Published NetNewsCheck - Oct 15 2014]
Corbett Administration Official Receives Childr... [Published Wall Street Select - Oct 15 2014]
Stagehands’ fight for their pay could derail Au... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Oct 14 2014]
Suburban Pittsburgh leaders push for bicycle lanes [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Oct 13 2014]
Philanthropic leader to speak at annual chamber... [Published Indiana Gazette - Oct 10 2014]
Events Listings: Oct. 10 to 16, 2014 [Published Wilkes-Barre Times Leader - Oct 10 2014]
WSO up to ‘Something Wicked’ [Published Observer-Reporter - Oct 08 2014]
URA, Regional Asset District may chip in $3.15 ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Oct 07 2014]
URA seeks $1.5 million grant from RAD to buy Au... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Oct 07 2014]
Propel officially opens Hazelwood school [Published New Pittsburgh Courier - Oct 03 2014]
'Family Engagement and Education' [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Oct 02 2014]
The Wilson Center deal: No more public money [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Oct 02 2014]
Foundations Reach Deal to Save August Wilson Ce... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Oct 01 2014]
Events listings: Sept. 26 to Oct. 2, 2014 [Published Wilkes-Barre Times Leader - Sep 26 2014]
Skin, respiratory symptoms increase near gas wells [Published Ecologist - Sep 25 2014]
Community groups support local foundations’ AWC... [Published New Pittsburgh Courier - Sep 24 2014]
Coalition of black leaders backs hotel develope... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Sep 24 2014]
B-PEP Wants August Wilson To Go To Foundations [Published 90.5 WESA - Sep 23 2014]
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In Pennsylvania, Dr. Frack will see you now [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jul 23 2014]
People who live near fracking sites have been complaining for years about headaches, nosebleeds, and birth defects. Now one such population, in Washington County, Penn., is getting some help in the form of free medical consultations — but not from ...
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