Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Our kids deserve better access to early learning opportunities, after school programs, and nutritious meals — the three focus areas of the Allegheny County Children’s Fund. This will help prepare kids for kindergarten, set them up for success, and help ensure no child...

Pittsburgh Magazine - Alongside races for the House, Senate and Governor’s office, Allegheny County residents will decide on a special election question in the November midterms. If passed, the amendment will create an additional property tax of 0.25 mils to fund the Allegheny County Children’s Fund, which would pay for...

Pittsburgh Post Gazette - The campaign for an Allegheny County Children’s Fund is approaching $1 million in spending, thanks to six-figure donations from advocacy and social service agencies, plus nearly that much from a local bank. The proposed fund — which would pay for early learning, after-school...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - On Nov. 6, Allegheny County residents will have the unique opportunity to establish the Allegheny County Children’s Fund, an initiative that will increase access to early childhood education, nutritious meals and after-school programs for kids across the county. As a pediatrician, I can personally...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - As retirees who worked in both social services and in the criminal justice system our entire careers, we are excited that Allegheny County residents will have a chance to make a difference for local kids in this upcoming election. Over the years, we...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - I am thrilled to see that the Allegheny County Children’s Fund Initiative wants to help all children here in Allegheny County. There are so many children without the general necessities in life. But most children don’t have a say unless there is an...

KDKA Radio - In the upcoming election, voters will be asked whether or not they want to increase taxes in order to provide a Children's Fund for Allegheny County. Patrick Dowd told Joe DeStio that it would fund early childhood learning, after school programming, and...

Kidsburgh - Allegheny County residents will have a chance to make a difference for local kids. By voting ‘yes’ to the Allegheny County Children’s Fund during this year’s General Election, children will gain increased access to early learning opportunities, after-school programs and nutritious meals – three proven areas...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - I’ve lived in Pittsburgh my whole life. I grew up in Lincoln-Lemington and went to Pittsburgh Public Schools: Lemington Elementary, Reizenstein Middle and Taylor Allderdice High. I’ve also worked in Pittsburgh’s nonprofit and public sectors for over 14 years. In my time here as...