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MARCH 2017: LUMINARI NEWSLETTER

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CHANGE MAKERS: Q&A

by Beth Dolinar, Luminari Coordinator

Meet Angelica Ocampo, the president and CEO of the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh. The Council is a non-profit that works to help the residents of Western Pennsylvania understand how global challenges affect the local region. The Council is especially committed to helping high school students understand that they are part of a global community
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CULTURAL CONVERSATIONS

by Dalel Khalil, Writer & Guest Speaker

One of the most beautiful things about the Syrian culture is that life revolves around food and family. It is at the very heart of our culture. We not only gather for weddings and other major events, but it is also a very strong staple of the social diet to gather with friends and family, and enjoy each other’s delicious delicacies, wonderful company and awesome music
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TEEN WRITER! FAQs

by Gina Catanzarite, Teen Writer! Director

Choosing the right summer camp for your aspiring young writer is a big decision and gathering all the information can be daunting. So to make things a little easier, we've compiled a list of some of the most frequently asked questions from parents just like you... read more

CAMP DELICIOUS! TOP 10 LIST

by Leslie Bonci, Camp Delicious! Co-Director

Nothing tastes better than a home-made meal, unless of course you can make it yourself. At Camp Delicious! young chefs, age 12 to 17, will gain hands-on experience with simple yet sophisticated recipes that they’ll be able to repeat at home. Is your teen ready for the challenge... read more

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? NICHOLAS UNGARINO

by Beth Dolinar, Luminari Coordinator

From time-to-time we like to check back in with some of our campers, to find out what they’ve been up to—and to get their thoughts on how the Luminari Camp experience has enhanced their lives. Nick attended both “I Want to be an Ambassador!” and “Speak & Tell!” camps in summer 2016. He’s now a senior at Northgate High School... read more

WHAT'S THAT SOUND?
THE MBIRA

by Beth Dolinar, Luminari Coordinator

In each issue of LUMOS!, we offer a regular series about the unique and unusual (and sometimes downright strange) instruments:
You’ve heard of a pipe organ, a church organ, and a mouth organ, but how about a thumb organ? That’s the more common name for the African instrument called the mbira... read more

WITH HEARTFELT GRATITUDE


Luminari would like to thank our new 2017 sponsors: Berner International Corp. and Schell Games for supporting our teen summer camps. Luminari programs are also made possible with funding from The Pittsburgh Foundation, The Heinz Endowments, PNC Charitable Trusts and the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation.
LUMINARI programs are made possible by the generous support of our SPONSORS
We are extremely grateful for their belief in our mission and continued support!
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About Luminari 
Luminari is a Pittsburgh-based nonprofit organization founded to foster activites that broaden minds, inspire innovations and promote community engagement.

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