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School 2 Career hosts 20 new students through Learn and Earn

This summer, School 2 Career hosted 20 students through our partnership with the City of Pittsburgh and Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board’s Summer Learn and Earn program. Students gained valuable job and life skills through mentored job placements at Higher Achievement, Steeltown Entertainment Project, the Josh Gibson Foundation, and Oakland Planning and Development Corporation. The […]

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S2C students lobby Harrisburg legislators

On April 12, 11 of our School 2 Career (S2C) students joined a Pittsburgh delegation to Harrisburg to advocate for investments in afterschool programs. Over 100 Pittsburgh students loaded three school buses for the trip to the capitol, organized by Allegheny Partners for Out-of-School Time (APOST). Students met with state senators and representatives, armed with […]

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American Eagle Outfitters supports OPDC’s School 2 Career program through education tax credit

OPDC is proud to count American Eagle Outfitters among our donors. The specialty teen retailer recently awarded our School 2 Career program a $5,000 grant through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program. “American Eagle Outfitters is proud to support OPDC’s School 2 Career program because of its successful track record in assisting at-risk […]

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