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Thursday, February 5, 2015

City's Black History Month exhibit honors young leaders

Posted By on Thu, Feb 5, 2015 at 4:23 PM

Video produced by Rebecca Nuttall and Ashley Murray

This year, in recognition of Black History Month, the City of Pittsburgh honored leaders who are shaping the future leaders of tomorrow.

The Pittsburgh Legacy of Leaders: Laying the Groundwork for our Future Leaders exhibit showcases the accomplishments of four young African Americans: James Brown, director of the YWCA Lighthouse Project; Tamasia Johnson, president and founder of The Pearl Club; Alichia Parker, president and founder of A Par Education, LLC; and Ryan Scott, co-director of the Black Male Leadership Development Institute.

A ceremony was held at the City-County Building on Feb. 4 where Mayor Bill Peduto, Councilman Corey O'Conner, and Jim Griffin, director of the Department of Parks & Recreation presented the honorees with awards.

A showcase of the leaders' work will be on display all month.

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