Urban Impact Choir
The Urban Impact Foundation Choir is comprised of middle and high school students from Pittsburgh’s North Side and beyond. OnQ visits with choir directors and UIF founders to discover how music gives the at-risk youth direction and hope.
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Alicia Kozakiewicz of Pittsburgh was only 13 when she was kidnapped and assaulted by a man she met on the internet. Now a young adult, Alicia educates young people and parents on the importance of internet safety. This is a short feature on her story. See also the 30 minute documentary Alicia's Message: I'm Here To Save Your Life.
Dr. Marcela Bohm-Velez is a local radiologist who not only helps patients in Pittsburgh, but educates doctors and patients throughout South America. OnQ's Tonia Caruso reports on the doctor's life-saving work in countries where cancer detection and survival rates are low.
Everyday people take on the role of cops at the Pennsylvania State Police Citizen's Police Academy. OnQ reports on the experience of learning to think and act like law enforcement.
Many Pittsburgh area voters experienced long lines this past presidential election day. Can that be prevented by "early voting" for Pennsylvania? Other states have it, why not PA? Michael Bartley reports on the movement to bring early voting to the Keystone State.
This 30-minute special profiles the PSO's new conductor and music director, Manfred Honeck. The Austrian-born Honeck takes OnQ's Michael Bartley on a tour of his beloved Vienna, and in return we showed the new maestro the best of the 'burgh!
There's lot of talk these days about developing alternative sources of energy. OnQ's Tonia Caruso finds out what's on the horizon and takes a closer look at Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell's energy independence strategy.