Feel of Poverty

Local and state agencies increase awareness among private citizens, public officials and business leaders about poverty. Through a roleplay simulation, participants experience what poverty actually feels like.


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Series: OnQ

It's a major event designed to raise awareness about hunger and to raise money for The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and Just Harvest. OnQ shows how you can get an amazing piece of pottery while helping those in need.


In 2005, OnQ followed researchers fishing local rivers to determine if cancer-causing contaminants are seeping into the rivers and into our tap water. In this 2007 follow-up report, Michael Bartley has the startling results of the major study.


This half-hour episode focuses on the ongoing transformation of Pittsburgh's Garfield neighborhood with the help of community leaders, businesses and neighbors who care. 


He spent more than a month at the National Aviary recovering from a terrible wound. Now, this eastern golden eagle may help local researchers to save thousands of other birds. OnQ correspondent Tonia Caruso explains how and why.


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