We facilitate partnerships that enable greater youth voice and efficacy to pursue their interests and deepen their impact on their world. 


As a founding organization and learning-arm of Community Forge, a community space in the former Johnston Elementary school, Pittsburgh Learning Commons is a core programmatic support for their mission to revitalize that space as a community asset for learning in Wilkinsburg.


community forge after-school program

A new partnership-based program, giving youth access to advanced instruction in film, steel pan, dance, athletics, technology and more! Starts Fall 2019.


Outdoor commons and

learning Playscape

We are leading the co-design and development of an outdoor commons and learning playscape at Community Forge. We have a slide, climbing wall, and new benches so far, with a community BBQ, workout area and more to come!