Former head of the Gates Foundation, Patty Stonesifer changed careers to head a food pantry because "I wanted to be Bill Strickland." Read the full story here.
To commemorate Black History Month, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) announced that he would be honoring William E. “Bill” Strickland, Jr. on February 25, 2013 with a proclamation on the US Senate floor. Read the full press release here.
Manchester Bidwell Corporation is proud to present true tales of triumph from Bidwell Training Center and MCG Youth & Arts alumni. Visit our account on Issuu to read their stories.
Manchester Bidwell Corporation will showcase its unique mix of youth arts and adult career training to the Saionji family, culminating in a presentation ceremony on June 20 at 11 a.m. at 1815 Metropolitan Street.
Watch coverage of the event on KDKA.
Listen to the story on Essential Public Radio.
Read about their visit in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review.
See pictures of their visit in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette.
For more info, read the press release.
For a quarter century, MCG Youth & Arts has been a champion for youth, art and education in Pittsburgh. Historically, MCG hosted an annual juried arts exhibition where talented students from the Pittsburgh Public Schools competed for accolades and awards. The MCG Invitational continues this tradition, expanding the opportunity to students attending Pittsburgh’s charter schools, as well as schools in West Mifflin, Duquesne, Homestead and McKeesport.
For our newest public service announcement, click here.
For our public service announcement onYouTube, click here.
For the invitational Web site, click here.
This month, BTC is featured on Burgh Watching. Take a few minutes and discover why our adult career training has such an impact on the community!
US Senator Bob Casey Jr. visited MBC on January 19 to announce his proposed National Program for Arts and Technology Act. The bill, if passed by Senate, would help fund the expansion of the MBC educational model to cities across the United States. Click here to see Strickland and Senator Casey touring the Culinary Arts major with Executive Chef Cindy Tuite.