When Class XXXI graduated from Leadership Pittsburgh, they wanted to stay in contact with each other while continuing to give back to the community. More than half of the class, or about 30 people and their families decided to volunteer with VLP. Just recently, a group of alumni from Leadership Pittsburgh – Class XXXI prepared a first floor apartment located in the South Side for a homeless veteran through Veterans Leadership Program’s Project Journey Home.
Project Journey Home provides apartments to veterans who are homeless and in need of a safe and comfortable place to stay for a few months while they look for employment and permanent housing of their own. When the veteran is ready to move out of a Project Journey Home, VLP volunteers clean the apartment and re-stock it with food, supplies and other necessary item for the next veteran.
The Community Leadership Course for Veterans (CLCV) utilizes the skills and experience of post 9/11 veterans for improving the Pittsburgh region. Last year the Leadership Pittsburgh Inc. graduated the inaugural class of CLCV. The CLCV has garnered national attention and is being honored with an award. Listen in to WESA to hear what is next for the group with Aradhna Oliphant, President & CEO of Leadership Pittsburgh Inc. and Benjamin Stahl, a graduate of the inaugural cohort of the Community Leadership Course for Veterans. He is currently working for the Veterans Leadership Program of Western PA as Accreditation and Compliance Manager.
Listen to the airing here: CLCV information starts at 22:14
Leadership Pittsburgh Inc. Board of Directors and Team are delighted to share that we have a new website!
We are excited to announce our newly designed website. One of our main goals was to build a user-friendly and simple to navigate site with a clean/fresh aesthetic. The new design allows the users to quickly find the contents thanks to its easy hierarchical structure. We hope that you will enjoy browsing our new site and find information faster and more efficiently each time.
As you peruse the website (we hope you will!!) try out some of these links below:
Check out the side-by-side snapshot of our programs here! We look forward to using our remodeled recent news page to provide you with more information about our alumni; please do send us an email with news where our alumni are featured – we love to brag about our alums! Need to know who our alums are? Visit here for a list of our LP Alumni, here for a list of our LDI Alumni and here for our CLCV alumni.
If you have made a recent donation to LPI — we THANK YOU! Check out our Virtual Donor Wall!
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If you experience any problems using the new website or if you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more than 30 years, Leadership Pittsburgh Inc. has been dedicated to strengthening a diverse group of leaders to serve southwestern Pennsylvania. Thank you to the New Pittsburgh Courier for their recent article featuring Leadership Pittsburgh Inc. and some of our wonderful alums.
Read more here: New Pittsburgh Courier: LPI
Unboxed, a recent conference organized by Leadership Pittsburgh, brought together some of the region’s most innovative minds to explore topics ranging from new ways of treating brain trauma to the lost art of breast feeding. Unboxed is the most recent program launched by Leadership Pittsburgh Inc. Aradhna Oliphant, President and CEO of Leadership Pittsburgh, is joined by two current participants, Chris Jordheim, Wealth Director with PNC Wealth Management, and Belinda Ashley, Chief United States Probation Officer, to discuss the Unboxed event and the value that Leadership Pittsburgh brings to participants and to the broader community.
‘Unboxed’: Leadership Pittsburgh’s seminar challenges traditional forms of education
“You might think of it as the ultimate intellectual buffet.
Leadership Pittsburgh’s inaugural Unboxed event on Friday and Saturday at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort featured 31 speakers who talked about everything from new educational games to brain research to eyeball transplants.
With the “Edges of Learning” as its main theme, many of the speakers focused on ways of improving the educational system and our ability to learn throughout our lives.”