Pittsburgh, PA (May 30, 2018) – Today, a team of local citizens, leaders, and organizations announced the Our kids. Our commitment. Allegheny County Children’s Fund Initiative, a citizen-led effort to transform the way Allegheny County funds programs that are proven to ensure the wellbeing of...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette —A coalition of advocacy groups will gather signatures this summer aiming to put a referendum on the November general election ballot proposing a quarter-mill property tax increase to bolster early learning, after-school programs and nutritious meals for children in Allegheny County. The groups kicked off...

KIDSBURGH —After school programs changed my life. These programs are vital to the well-being, education and development of our local kids. When I look back on my childhood, my years in middle school stand out as some of the hardest to get through. I felt awkward...

Pittsburgh Business Times —Without access to affordable, high-quality early learning, too many children will enter school already behind in the game. As Allegheny County business leaders and members of the Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commission, we support Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed increases in the 2018-19...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette —Michaela loves third grade: spelling, multiplication, friendships and, well, lunch. Turns out, for Michaela, lunch is as critical to her development as the academic and social progress she’s making. Michaela is one of 34 percent of children in her school eligible for free...