AFRICAN AMERICAN ORGANIZATIONS
American Cultural Center
The African American Cultural Center of Greater Pittsburgh is a
not-for-profit organization that presents performing, visual and
education programs that celebrate the contributions of African Americans
within the region and the impact of cultural expression from Africa
to the African Diaspora.
Historical & Genealogical Society, Pittsburgh Chapter
AAHGS is designed to encourage the research, documentation and preservation
of African American families. Beginning genealogy classes are offered
as well tips on how to overcome "brick walls" in your
research. Monthly meetings and annual conferences are open to the
Life Skills Inc.
provides training, resources, programs, and activities which assist
churches, church-based groups, community groups, and parents in
instilling Christian Life Skills, values, and behaviors in children,
youth, and families, particularly African Americans, through a networking
A chance for African American professionals to socialize and network.
A multi-purpose social services agency that has been providing services
to residents of the Hill District and the Pittsburgh area for more
than 30 years.
a nonprofit organization established in 1973 by accomplished musician
and social worker Harold Young, Sr. and provides free jazz music
lessons to more than 200 inner city children and adults yearly.
It operates in the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Homewood.
The Kingsley Association works diligently to provide comprehensive,
culturally relevant, educational, recreational, and social programming
that positively impacts the lives of youth, their families and the
East End communities of East Liberty, Garfield, Point Breeze, Homewood,
Lincoln, Larimer, Lemington, Belmar, East Hills, Wilkinsburg, and
a multi-cultural arts education and presenting organization that
has been providing cultural activities to residents of Western Pennsylvania
for the past twenty-nine years.
The Multicultural Arts Initiative is an arts organization that works
to put more black arts and artists in the spotlight and to build
awareness and audiences for black arts groups.
The Greensburg/Jeannette Branch National Association for the Advancement
of Colored People (NAACP) is a volunteer community-based organization
that has been in existence for 45 years and covers Central Westmoreland
Negro Emergency Education Drive
providing "last dollar" financial assistance and educational
counseling to high school seniors with limited means seeking higher
A dance troupe performing Capoeira, a mixture of dance and martial
arts that originated among Brazilian slaves.
The Program to Aid Citizen Enterprise
The mission of the Program to Aid Citizen Enterprise is to identify
and respond to the needs in the African American and disadvantaged
communities, particularly in southwestern Pennsylvania, through
direct funding of nonprofit agencies, service programming and technical
On Ice, Inc
The Pittsburgh Chapter of the National Brotherhood of Skiers that
offers activities in golf, travel and cycling as well.
African Arts Company
UMOJA is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to the promotion
and dissemination of African culture through the public performance
of authentic traditional and neo-traditional music, dancing, and
storytelling, and through demonstrations and educational lectures
and workshops in African heritage, culture, and arts.
League Young Professionals of Pittsburgh (ULYP-Pittsburgh)
The Urban League Young Professionals of Pittsburgh (ULYP-Pittsburgh),
an auxiliary of the Urban League of Pittsburgh, is composed of professionals
who live, work and serve in the greater Pittsburgh region between
the ages of twenty-one (21) and thirty-nine (39).
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