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Pittsburgh air quality receives ‘F’ grade: What you can do about it

Pittsburgh's air quality has ranked among the worse in the country for years. Just recently the American Lung Association released its State of the Air report, giving the Pittsburgh region a 'F' grade. The poor air quality in the City has not been without consequence — research has shown Pittsburgh's childhood asthma rates are 'alarmingly … Continue reading Pittsburgh air quality receives ‘F’ grade: What you can do about it

Sunday Assembly Announces Spring Service Project

Sunday Assembly Pittsburgh will be joining the Princeton Park Neighbors BlockClub and Western PA Conservancy to beautify (cleaning and planting) the median strip on Ardmore near Community Forge. We will meet at Ardmore and Marlboro (a 5 minute walk from Community Forge). You're welcome to come and go during the 8am-12pm window! We may grab … Continue reading Sunday Assembly Announces Spring Service Project

The woman largely responsible for modern computers and programming

(Photo by Donaldson Collections/Getty Images) Where we are today with computers and technology is due to countless incremental steps, eventually leading to enormous leaps. Many of those responsible for the advancements have been left out of the vaults of history. Fortunately, Ada Lovelace wasn't one of those people. I first heard of Ada Lovelace while … Continue reading The woman largely responsible for modern computers and programming

How Sunday Assembly hopes to help you pursue your hobbies

Sunday Assembly Pittsburgh (SAPGH) launched their 'smoup' platform. A smoup is short for "small group". The gathering can be one-time or something that occurs regularly. A type of smoup can range from just about any category (science, wellness, art, technology etc.). There are a few rules. Sunday Assembly Pittsburgh is a 501(c)(3) community benefit organization, … Continue reading How Sunday Assembly hopes to help you pursue your hobbies

Improving the Pittsburgh community with burritos

Sunday Assembly Pittsburgh will be having a fundraiser in partnership with Chipotle Mexican Grill. Join us for the second annual Burritos for Good! Just come in to the Chipotle at 4800 Baum Blvd. in Pittsburgh on Saturday, April 20th from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. Show them the flyer on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re … Continue reading Improving the Pittsburgh community with burritos

How exactly do vaccines work?

In recent weeks there have been multiple measles outbreaks across the United States, most recently in Rockland County, New York. These outbreaks are attributed largely to the anti-vaxxer movement. Let's take a moment to explore exactly how vaccines work. Antigens - the uniforms Imagine every cell in your body wears a uniform to be recognized … Continue reading How exactly do vaccines work?

Sunday Assembly After Dark returns for non-morning people

The regular Assembly is held every third Sunday of the month at 10:00 AM, but not everyone in the community are morning people. Sunday Assembly Assembly After Dark is back for those non-morning people. The Sunday Assembly community will be gathering for a series of events monthly. According to the event: "After dark "OUT" is … Continue reading Sunday Assembly After Dark returns for non-morning people

The group fostering community among Pittsburgh’s nonreligious

Sunday Assembly Pittsburgh's Yule Rock Event I grew up going to church with my mother every Sunday. As I got older, I eventually became nonreligious and embraced humanist values. After I left the church, there was a void left once filled by the church community — I still wanted to be apart of a collective … Continue reading The group fostering community among Pittsburgh’s nonreligious