Crossing Fences: Northside
Northside Voices features first-person reflections from ten men as collected by fourteen boys. Project activities were conducted in collaboration with Allegheny Youth Development. Listen below for each man’s story as well as reflections from the interviewers.
Reflection by Justin McEachern, Terrance McIntosh & Deondre Morgan on interviewing Ernest Dorsett, Sr.
Special thanks to Brian Foltz, Dana Bose, Char Harris and everyone at Allegheny Youth Development.
For a copy of the accompanying book/CD or for information about conducting a similar oral history project in your community, please contact Chanessa Schuler at firstname.lastname@example.org,
Crossing Fences is made possible by the African American Men and Boys Initiative of The Heinz Endowments
with major support from Hive Pittsburgh, PNC Bank, Private Wealth Advisors and UPMC Health Plan as well as The Duckworth Group at Merrill Lynch, Manchester Academic Charter School, Manchester Youth Development Center, Mayor’s Office of the City of McKeesport, New Pittsburgh Courier and Rothschild Doyno Collaborative.
The opinions expressed herein are solely those of the individual represented and do not necessarily reflect those of The Heinz Endowments or any collaborating organization.