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DHS News March 2012

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DHS Safety Alerts
DHS has recently begun distributing ‘All DHS Staff’ safety alerts emails to notify staff of potentially unsafe situations in the community.

DHS Partners with Text4baby
DHS has partnered with text4baby – the first national texting service to provide free health information to pregnant women and new moms.

DHS Scholars Program
Since 2008, DHS has sought talented individuals to participate in the Scholars in Local Government program, a career development initiative designed to attract and retain bright graduates while exposing them to government work in the Pittsburgh region.

Get the Lead Out!
Childhood lead poisoning is a major health issue in the United States, affecting a quarter of a million children.

Project Prom Continues to Impress
This year, the Project Prom store, located at Century III Mall in West Mifflin, served over 200 high school students. Visitors were happily surprised to see such a wide selection of dresses and accessories available in the store.

Building Communities That Thrive is Luncheon Theme
The DHS Office of Children, Youth and Families (CYF) celebrated Black History Month in the traditional way, with the 17th Annual African-American Luncheon. 

Celebrating AmeriCorps
Each year, over 80,000 people make a difference in their communities by serving in an AmeriCorps program. To celebrate their hard work, the Corporation for National and Community Service declared March 10 through 18 National AmeriCorps Week. 

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