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Arts and Culture
FOR THE LOVE OF BOOKS
Each week parents meet at the Carnegie Library to receive free childrens books and to learn more about reading to their sons and daughters. Parents learn to use the resources of the public library through this counseling program for low-income families.
COFFEE AND CARING
Bethlehem Havens Project Employ saves lives. The 12-week program provides supervised and supportive work environments for homeless women. The women learn much-needed life skills while participating in job training in the retail, banking and foodservice industries.
AN OUNCE OF PREVENTION
Hands Are Not For Hurting is the descriptive title of a violence prevention program created by the Womens Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh. This school program, which is offered throughout southwestern Pennsylvania, attempts to decrease aggressive behavior among teens and, ultimately, to reduce domestic violence.