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"I'm able to keep my 3.6 GPA because of the homework help and positive encouragement I get from Mr. P at YouthPlaces."

Toi, age 16

Homewood

"YouthPlaces is where I go after school and during the summer because YouthPlaces is where my friends are."

Kimyah, age 13

East Hills

"Miss Brenda pays attention to every one of us and treats us all the same. She encourages us."

Ja'Mera, age 15

McKeesport

"YouthPlaces gives me something to do with my friends in the neighborhood. It keeps me out of trouble."

Rason, age 16

Beltzhoover

"You meet new, nice people at YouthPlaces. It's something to do and takes kids off the streets."

Monttel, age 17

Duquesne

"I went to YouthPlaces to get out of the situation I was in. I've convinced my friends to come with me now."

Jamar, age 16

Northside

"YouthPlaces gives us more opportunities - like the College Fair - so we can succeed."

Jaymere, age 17

Wilkinsburg

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Strong young women in STEM? How could you not love to see that? Citizen Science Lab led our youth in worm dissections last week and you can tell that they saw the joys of science! We're looking forward to even more activities like this that inspire and empower our youth, and we hope you are too! ... See MoreSee Less

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Last week we got to take our youth on a field trip downtown! They explored the Water Steps, went to a Pirate game, and enjoyed all of it. Check out the big smiles that we all love to see! ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago  ·  

Youth at our Westinghouse site are amazing! They showed innovation and critical thinking during two engineering challenges yesterday! Can you believe what they can do with only 1 marshmallow, 1 yard of masking tape, uncooked spaghetti, and index cards? Engineering projects don't have to be time consuming or costly, they only have to inspire and empower. Know of some more challenges we could try? Send them our way via message, email, or comment! ... See MoreSee Less

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