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Brashear After School: International Women’s Day

March 8, 2017 – 4:55 pm | 359 views
P1040278 Brashear High School students celebrated International Women's Day (and Women's History Month!) by talking about special women in their lives.

Brashear High School: Cultural Recordings

March 2, 2017 – 12:32 pm | 544 views
P1040081 Brashear High School in Pittsburgh serves about 1,300 students, 22% of whom are immigrants or former refugees who are learning to speak English. For a different perspective on U.S. immigration policies and realities, Youth Express spoke with ten students from Syria, Iraq and Yemen -- with a translator, when needed -- to provide perspective and insight into what it's like to be an Arabic-speaking teen in high school.

Brashear After School: Bulls Bucks & Future Plans

January 25, 2017 – 3:18 pm | 294 views
P1040050 For some After Schoolers, the high school experience is almost over. Students looked ahead to what they plan to do after they bid farewell to Brashear.

Brashear After School: Sanctuary Status

January 18, 2017 – 4:02 pm | 394 views
P1040010 With Pittsburgh Public Schools looking like it may declare itself a "sanctuary" school district (which became official shortly thereafter), Brashear students discussed what that status would mean to their school and to their peers - a conversation that is particularly applicable because of Brashear's large population of students who speak English as a second language.

Brashear After School: MLK Day

January 11, 2017 – 12:58 pm | 243 views
P1030988 With Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the horizon Brashear After School students did some writing, reflecting, and had discussions about the civil rights leader. What would MLK think of progress in the United States if he were here today?

Brashear After School: Introductions & Round Table Discussions

January 4, 2017 – 11:20 am | 266 views
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We’re very excited to be back at Brashear for After School programming! Two years ago we captured some great conversations and round table discussions of students on social issues, current events, and things that were happening in their …

YES: Project Perspective, Pittsburgh Brashear Students in Action

February 6, 2016 – 12:45 pm | 785 views
IMG_0851 From 02/06/2016: Leon Blair (14, Beechview), Savannah Mynahan (17, Morningside), Cameron Brown (16, Beltzhoover), and Carlyle Stokes (17, Brookline) on Project Perspective: Bridging Community and Police Voices developed by Pittsburgh Brashear's Students in Action.

YES: Pittsburgh Brashear Students in Action

October 24, 2015 – 11:45 am | 1,052 views
IMG_0340 From: 10/24/2015: Savannah Mynahan (16) and Cameron Brown (16) of Pittsburgh Brashear talk about Students in Action community and police relations programs at their school.

Believe Brashear!

June 3, 2015 – 4:47 pm | 1,182 views
P1020624 On May 18th, Brashear High School hosted Believe Brashear - an event showcasing the talents, hard work, and incredible diversity of the student body. Visitors enjoyed refreshments and also took in dancing and music from young performers. We were on site with microphones rolling.

Brashear After School: End of Year Celebration

May 27, 2015 – 2:28 pm | 856 views
P1020668 As we said goodbye to our Brashear students for the summer, we looked (well, listened) back to all the great work they did over the year. Students enjoyed refreshments and received a CD containing some choice recordings from our time together.