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DHS News July 2014

Words of Encouragement from Foster All-Stars
DHS has sponsored two young adults in Foster All-Stars, a program that trains former foster care youth to speak about their experiences to children who are currently in foster care.

DHS strengthens its digital media presence 
The Office of Community Relations is undertaking an increasing number of digital media platforms to bring the programs and messages of DHS to the attention of the public, providers, foundations, elected officials and others.

AAA Celebrates Senior Companions 
AAA celebrated 40 years of administering the Senior Companion Program at an annual appreciation luncheon held at the Edgewood Country Club June 27.

Kudos: Reginald Young
Kudos goes to Reginald B. Young, who received a 2014 Men of Excellence Award from the New Pittsburgh Courier.

Kudos: Colleen Coudriet, Rusty Hewitt and Heidi Sasson 
Kudos to Colleen Coudriet, Rusty Hewitt and Heidi for coordinating and participating in a response surrounding the events at Franklin Regional School District.

Kudos: Kesha Sing  
Kesha Sing, Program Specialist for the Director’s Action Line (DAL) received kudos from the Center to Prevent Youth Violence in Washington, D.C., for assisting at the Center’s recent outreach in Pittsburgh. 


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