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Students work with teaching artists to craft haiku poetry.
It’s raining poetry in Pittsburgh this spring! PA Humanities’ innovative hands-on literacy and community engagement project is underway at sites including Northview Heights, where teens swapped phones for pen and paper to reclaim the narrative of their community.
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We believe in contributing our learnings to the larger conversation about the role of the humanities in creating lasting change. We put participatory research at the forefront of all our work and partner with scholars, consultants, and a cross-sector of leaders including University of Pennsylvania’s PennPraxis, Elizabeth Myrick + Associates, and Allegheny Intermediate Unit.

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