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Welcoming Week Spotlight on Language Access

Casey Rich, SHIM Family Center Site Director Did you know that more than 7% of people in Allegheny County speak a language other than English? Equity is recognizing that all people are not given the same resources and opportunities. When we think about equity, we often focus on systemic racial…...

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Gardens Help to Alleviate Hunger

Rachel White, Development and Communications Manager We’re enjoying an excellent harvest season in our community gardens, and at the same time we are observing Hunger Action Month, which focuses on food insecurity. The juxtaposition of bountiful baskets of food and long lines of people attending our food pantries gave me…...

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My Experience at the Afghan Support Center Resource Fair

Casey Rich, Family Center Site Director Last month, I had the opportunity to participate in Pittsburgh’s Afghan Support Center (ASC), a huge resource fair designed specifically for Afghan families who have relocated to the area. The four-day event showcased a host of Allegheny County’s most dedicated social service providers at…...

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