Friday, September 30, 2011

Pittsburgh Unity Fair Offers Help for All Working Families

Unemployment is a community problem. Are you out of work, facing a lay-off, or under-employed? Do you know someone who is? The Pennsylvania Wants to Work! Resource, Jobs and Unity Fair can connect you with information, help, and support.

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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

President Obama’s American Jobs Act

Congress is now sitting on President Obama’s American Jobs Act. It emphasizes infrastructure improvements and tax cuts. Given the politics, it will not move quickly. Congress just isn’t interested because it affects your life, not theirs.

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Friday, September 9, 2011

Weekly News Roundup September 9

Check out these interesting articles on kids and technology!

 Back-to-school advice for parents of special needs kids (

 The top 10 most influential kid bloggers (

 Pittsburgh's A+ Schools program seeks volunteers for confidential teacher talks (

 Father and son curated blog "The Kid Should See This" shares off-the-grid videos to educate and entertain children (

  The top 5 real-life skills students need to be taught today (

 LeapFrog creates its own "iPad" (

 Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF goes digital with online costume party (


For more information,visit the Spark blog!

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Republicans Want to Steal Your Vote

Lyndon Johnson said voting is: "…the basic right without which all others are meaningless.” He signed the Voting Rights Act as president in 1965. Today, the Republican Party and other Koch brothers’ stooges want to strip you of your right to vote.

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Thursday, September 1, 2011

Join Your Friends and Neighbors in the Labor Day Parade

Monday September 5, Labor Day parade, downtown. Gather 8:30. Parade 10:00. Unions honor all workers-union and nonunion-especially now when corporate and political thugs attack U.S. workers like never before. Watch Out America! They’re Coming For You Next.