Items filtered by date: March 2012
Rashad Byrdsong, Pittsburgh Community Leader, Urges Public Health Approach To Poverty
Posted March 27, 2012 by Tom Zeller Jr. of The Huffington Post "When Rashad Byrdsong looks out at the grim tableau of multigenerational black poverty that afflicts his native Pittsburgh, he doesn't see an economic problem. Rather, Byrdsong -- the founder of Community Empowerment Association, Inc., a nonprofit community development organization serving some of the tougher neighborhoods of eastern Pittsburgh -- sees a threat to public health. From street violence, single motherhood and...
Published in Community Health