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February 7, 2022

Hotline Helps Families in Need of Support

The Pittsburgh Learning Collaborative (PLC) Family Hotline is a available for families in the region who need help navigating the system or need general supports.

About the Family Hotline

Representatives from A+ Schools, ARYSE, Lawrenceville United, the Latino Community Center, and the Boys & Girls Club will be fielding calls to answer questions and offer support to families about:

  • online learning and your child’s school
  • tutoring or homework help
  • getting access to technology or the internet
  • youth workforce opportunities
  • food and school supplies distributions
  • other support for academic or personal needs

Representatives will answer calls live during the following hours:

  • Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Wednesdays from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Fridays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Calls can be received 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If a representative doesn’t answer, callers can leave a voicemail and expect a call back within 48 hours on weekdays.

For English, call 412.256.8536. For Spanish, call 412.335.7446.

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November 10, 2021

A+ Schools 2021 Report to the Community Press Conference

Join A+ Schools Pittsburgh to learn more about the indicators of equity they have highlighted this year, and to hear from representatives of Pittsburgh Public Schools, the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers, community members and more.

Participants must register via the online form in order to receive the Zoom link.

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November 16, 2020

Support Available Through Family Hotline

Need assistance in navigating the academic and personal needs of those in your household? Call this Family Hotline offered by the Pittsburgh Learning Collaborative.

About

In August 2020, A+ Schools, ARYSE, Lawrenceville United, the Latino Community Center, the Boys & Girls Club, and Heinz Fellows launched their new Family Hotline to answer questions and offer support to families as they navigate the academic and personal needs of those in their household.

The Hotline is available in 14 languages, including English, Spanish, Uzbek, Swahili, Nepali, Tigrinya, Kinyarwanda, Mandarin, Hindi, Burmese, French, Dari, Portuguese, and Arabic. Calls can be received 24/7. A representative may answer your call, but if not, please leave a voicemail. You will receive a call back within 48 hours on weekdays. Voicemails can be left in any language.

Hotline Phone Numbers

    • For calls in any language: 412.256.8536
    • Para llamadas en Español: 412.335.7446

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May 7, 2019

Volunteer at the Polls: School Board Elections

Being a School Board member is one of the most important elected positions in Pittsburgh. They play a vital role in our community property, including setting tax rates, negotiating the work rules and pay for all school staff, hiring key school administrators, and enacting policies that govern the district and budget. However, only one in five registered voters cast their votes during school board elections.

How Can You Help?

On May 21, 2019, community members will vote in the primary elections for Districts 2, 4, 6 and 8. You can help make sure voters are informed about the upcoming School Board elections by signing up to volunteer today and talking with your friends and neighbors. Interested volunteers can sign up for varying types of opportunities, including:

  • Door Knocking,
  • Phone Banking, and
  • Giving Voters Information on Election Day.

Volunteer Sign Up

Support your local community by signing up to volunteer at the polls on election day!

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May 6, 2019

Vote School Board First! Fundraiser

Mingle with members of Vote School Board First! coalition organizations to learn more about why they are involved, what issues they care about most, and why you should care too!

Light appetizers will be provided. Cocktails will be available for purchase.

About the Fundraiser

Happening at Wigle Whiskey Distillery on Monday, May 6 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., this event is an opportunity to learn more about and donate to the Vote School Board First! 2019 campaign. A portion of all drinks and bottle sales will be donated.

Don’t like whiskey? Don’t worry. Visit their website to learn about their full spirits collection.

RSVP and More Information

To RSVP for free, visit the event page.

For more information, contact Graham at 412.697.1298, ext. 115 or gmulqueen@aplusschools.org.

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April 22, 2019

Phone Banking: School Board Member Elections

Being a School Board member is one of the most important elected positions in Pittsburgh. They play a vital role in our community property, including setting tax rates, negotiating the work rules and pay for all school staff, hiring key school administrators, and enacting policies that govern the district and budget. However, only one in five registered voters cast their votes during school board elections.

How Can You Help?

On May 21, 2019, voters will vote in the primary elections for Districts 2, 4, 6 and 8. You can help make sure voters are informed about the upcoming School Board elections by signing up to volunteer today and talking with your friends and neighbors. Interested volunteers can sign up for varying types of opportunities, including:

  • Door Knocking,
  • Phone Banking, and
  • Giving Voters Information on Election Day.

Volunteer Sign Up

Sign up for phone banking today to support your local community.

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