Items filtered by date: January 2014
Thursday, 30 January 2014 22:17

Byrdsong Helping Homewood Come Together

Ulish Carter, New Pittsburgh Courier - December 5, 2013 Kudos go out to Rashad Byrdsong and the various other organizations in Homewood for coming together to solve some of the many major problems in that community. Recently the Courier reported “Homewood building its own safety net” that through Byrdsong’s leadership several groups have united to work toward the common goal of uplifting Homewood into the beautiful and safe community it once was. Joining the Community Empowerment...
Published in Community Organizing
Thursday, 30 January 2014 21:18

Homewood Building Its Own Safety Net

Homewood Building Its Own Safety Net
Christian Morrow, New Pittsburgh Courier - November 28, 2013 "In September, Community Empowerment Association CEO Rashad Byrdsong told the New Pittsburgh Courier that the Homewood Community would to to show some self-reliance because Superman is not coming to save us and help address the problems that lef to a rash of gun violence at the time. He said that after key political and financial entities failed to come to a scheduled meeting on the matter. What a difference two months...
Published in Community Organizing
Tuesday, 28 January 2014 00:00

S.A.F.E. Truancy Program

S.A.F.E. Truancy Program


Everyday, All year 7am-7pm, prescriptive 1st grade through 12th grade
Students Aimed For Excellence (S.A.F.E) Truancy Program The Community Empowerment Association, Inc. (CEA) has developed a truancy intervention program in aspirations of bridging the gap between the social problems that inhibit successful outcomes for the youth in Pittsburgh and academic success. The goals of the program are to develop and enhance educational rigor and academic achievement by...
Published in Programs
Thursday, 16 January 2014 15:50

Paul Robeson - One Man Show 2014

Paul Robeson - One Man Show 2014
World Renowned Comedian and Actor Stogie Kenyatta in his acclaimed One-Man Show ‘The World Is My Home –The Life & Times of Paul Robeson’ Saturday: Feb. 1, 2014; Doors open at 6:30pm, Show starts at 7:30pm CEA Arts & Culture Institute; 7120 Kelly Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208 The #1 One Man Show Broadway Style Solo Show on the U.S. and Caribbean College circuit. This show about the triumph and tragedy of this mistreated American genius not only promotes diversity,...
Published in Events
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 21:09

MLK Basketball Tournament 2014

MLK Basketball Tournament 2014
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Published in Events