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October 4, 2019

Fathers Trying Together

Fathers Trying Together is a biweekly support group for male caregivers to come together and engage in positive activities with their young children on the first and third Fridays of each month. On the third Wednesday of each month, Parent-Child Interactions are held as part of this gathering.

  • Connect with your child
  • Learn care, cope, and connection activities to foster positive interactions
  • Understand Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)
  • Practice belly breathing and calming exercises with books and music
  • Build positive memories

For more information, contact Neil Walker.

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September 6, 2019

Fathers Trying Together

Fathers Trying Together is a biweekly support group for male caregivers to come together and engage in positive activities with their young children on the first and third Fridays of each month. On the third Wednesday of each month, Parent-Child Interactions are held as part of this gathering.

  • Connect with your child
  • Learn care, cope, and connection activities to foster positive interactions
  • Understand Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)
  • Practice belly breathing and calming exercises with books and music
  • Build positive memories

For more information, contact Neil Walker.

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August 16, 2019

Fathers Trying Together

Fathers Trying Together is a biweekly support group for male caregivers to come together and engage in positive activities with their young children on the first and third Fridays of each month. On the third Wednesday of each month, Parent-Child Interactions are held as part of this gathering.

  • Connect with your child
  • Learn care, cope, and connection activities to foster positive interactions
  • Understand Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)
  • Practice belly breathing and calming exercises with books and music
  • Build positive memories

For more information, contact Neil Walker.

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August 2, 2019

Fathers Trying Together

Fathers Trying Together is a biweekly support group for male caregivers to come together and engage in positive activities with their young children on the first and third Fridays of each month. On the third Wednesday of each month, Parent-Child Interactions are held as part of this gathering.

  • Connect with your child
  • Learn care, cope, and connection activities to foster positive interactions
  • Understand Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)
  • Practice belly breathing and calming exercises with books and music
  • Build positive memories

For more information, contact Neil Walker.

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July 5, 2019

Fathers Trying Together

Fathers Trying Together is a biweekly support group for male caregivers to come together and engage in positive activities with their young children on the first and third Fridays of each month. On the third Wednesday of each month, Parent-Child Interactions are held as part of this gathering.

  • Connect with your child
  • Learn care, cope, and connection activities to foster positive interactions
  • Understand Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)
  • Practice belly breathing and calming exercises with books and music
  • Build positive memories

For more information, contact Neil Walker.

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June 7, 2019

Fathers Trying Together

Fathers Trying Together is a biweekly support group for male caregivers to come together and engage in positive activities with their young children on the first and third Fridays of each month. On the third Wednesday of each month, Parent-Child Interactions are held as part of this gathering.

  • Connect with your child
  • Learn care, cope, and connection activities to foster positive interactions
  • Understand Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)
  • Practice belly breathing and calming exercises with books and music
  • Build positive memories

For more information, contact Neil Walker.

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May 20, 2019

Children’s Fund Working Group Community Meetings

Join the Allegheny County Children’s Fund Working Group this spring for a series of community meetings to share your views on what works best and what additional support is needed when it comes to early learning and out-of-school time.

About

Allegheny County’s goal is to make sure that every child can benefit from quality early learning and out-of-school time. A series of six Community Meetings are being held across the County to learn from families, caregivers, and educators what access to quality early learning and out-of-school time looks like today—from your perspective and in your community.

Each meeting will include child care, refreshments, and opportunities for community members to voice their input on how Allegheny County can be a leader for kids moving forward.

Community Meeting Dates

The Allegheny County Children’s Fund Working Group and community members will convene on the following dates:

    • City Meeting – May 30 | 6:30 p.m. | Jeron X Grayson Community Center, Hill District
    • West Meeting – June 3 | 6:30 p.m. | The Landing Community Center, Moon Township
    • South Meeting – June 4 | 6:30 p.m. | Bethel Park Community Center
    • North Meeting – June 5 | 6:00 p.m. | Shaler North Hills Library
    • East Meeting – June 12 | 6:30 p.m. | Founders Hall Middle School, McKeesport
    • Spanish-Language Meeting – June 18 | 6:30 p.m. | YWCA Building, Downtown Pittsburgh

Registration & Questions

Visit the Community Meeting website to learn more, RSVP, or contact event organizers.

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May 17, 2019

Fathers Trying Together

Fathers Trying Together is a biweekly support group for male caregivers to come together and engage in positive activities with their young children on the first and third Fridays of each month. On the third Wednesday of each month, Parent-Child Interactions are held as part of this gathering.

  • Connect with your child
  • Learn care, cope, and connection activities to foster positive interactions
  • Understand Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)
  • Practice belly breathing and calming exercises with books and music
  • Build positive memories

For more information, contact Neil Walker.

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PPS: Take a Father to School Day 2019

Pittsburgh Public Schools welcomes fathers, grandfathers, uncles, and positive male role models to participate in the nationally recognized Take a Father to School Day.

In support of the District’s long-term outcome of increased proficiency in literacy for all students, this year’s theme is #ExpectGreatThings. Every school will have an activity or event planned to celebrate the day.

Ask your school for details!

Questions

For questions, contact Larry Meadows at 412.529.3851.

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May 14, 2019

Imagination Library Online Registration Now Open

On April 27, 2019, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto announced that a new program will offer free monthly books to Pittsburgh children from birth to age five. The program is currently accepting applications from parents and guardians.

About the Program

The free book program – in conjunction with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, the Benter Foundation, and the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania – will mail all eligible children an age-appropriate book every month up until their fifth birthday. Participating children will receive their first book through the U.S. Postal Services six to eight weeks after the registration form has been received.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the program, preschoolers must:

  • Be a resident of the City of Pittsburgh
  • Have a parent or guardian fill out an official registration form
  • Notify the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania of any address changes

Registration

To sign up for this program, register your children online via the Imagination Library website!

Interested in mailing in or submitting your registration in person? See their webpage for more details.

Questions

For any questions, please contact Tiffini Simoneaux via email (tiffini.simoneaux@pittsburghpa.gov) or phone (412.255.2505).