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SEPTEMBER 2015: NEWSLETTER

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CITIZENS OF THE WORLD   
by Gregg Ramshaw

I grew up on the South Side of Chicago, in a neighborhood of bungalows, two-flat apartment buildings, and three-story walk-ups. Everyone we knew was white; the only differences among them were second-generation ethnic groups: Irish, Italians, Polish, some Germans, and some English. Some of the grandparents still spoke their native languages or pidgin English, but the kids my age playing on the streets, parks and vacant lots spoke unaccented English... more
TEEN WRITER BEWARE: HOW TO SPOT A SCAM
by Gina Catanzarite

Thanks to the Internet, young writers have more access than ever before to find exciting writing competitions and scholarship opportunities. Now that school is back in sessions, you can be sure that many of them will be heavily promoted to teens seeking scholarships, prizes, and chances to be published... more
NOURISHING MINDS & BELLIES   
by Hannah Williams  

Chopping, mixing, stirring, picking, growing and tasting were all on the menu this summer as Camp Delicious! teens showcased their culinary talents with some of the best chefs in Pittsburgh. Through experiments in flavor, adventures in the garden, and a trip to the Art Institute’s professional kitchen, the learning opportunities were endless for participants and staff alike... more
ILLUMINATING PITTSBURGH

As we move forward over the next few months, we would especially like to hear from you, the reader. So we invite you to contribute pieces on issues that matter to you, as well as our participants, partners and members. We welcome you to submit articles and feature stories on current events, points of view, and other topics that are educational, informative or encouraging on a regular basis...Submit Today!
Check out our 2016 summer camp schedule. Remember enroll early and save!!
June 14 - June 22, 2016
Pittsburgh and Washington D.C.
Teen Writer!
Fantastic Fiction
June 27 - June 30, 2016
NEW!!! July 5 - July 8, 2016
The Art of Speaking in Public
Camp Delicious!
Our Recipe: Inspire, Create, Motivate
July 11 - July 15, 2016
LUMINARI programs are made possible by the generous support of our sponsors and patronsWe are extremely grateful for their belief in our mission and continued support!!!
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