Local and state agencies increase awareness among private citizens, public officials and business leaders about poverty. Through a roleplay simulation, participants experience what poverty actually feels like.
The land where the Clarion River meets the Allegheny is rich with history and natural beauty. And now the little town that's perched there is enjoying a tourism boom, thanks in part to a strange but snazzy way to tool around. OnQ contributor Beth Dolinar has the story of Foxburg and its Segway Tours.
When 19 of the largest economies and the European Union get together making decisions affecting the whole world, activists and protest groups follow. OnQ's Chris Moore reports on some of these activists and the roles they play. (From 9-23-09)
This Pittsburgh organization provides a supportive environment for disadvantaged girls, boosting their self-esteem, and providing hope for a successful life. OnQ's Tonia Caruso reports.
Four children coping with the loss of their father get help from Highmark's Caring Place. OnQ contributor Lynn Sawyer reports.
Featured guests include Jonathan Weinkle, M.D., an internist and pediatrician with the Squirrel Hill Health Center.
This non-profit organization provides free medical foot examinations and shoes to the less fortunate men of the metropolitan Pittsburgh area. OnQ's Michael Bartley reports on how Our Hearts to Your Soles was founded by two high school students on a mission to help others.
OnQ reports on a green energy community art center in Pittsburgh's Garfield neighborhood that welcomes everyone to come and express their artistic creativity through art classes and community events.
This OnQ report shows how one local company is improving the health of its employees - and its bottom line.
They like to be called "the little people" or dwarfs. They know people make fun of them by calling them "midgets" or "shorty." Yet, through all the condescending stares and cruel jokes, the little people triumph by living normal lives just like everyone else.