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Yinz Are Good

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Host Tressa Glover asks folks from her hometown of Pittsburgh, PA to share their stories about times when someone changed their lives for the better. YINZ* ARE GOOD celebrates the good stuff that’s happening out there and the good people who remind us that kindness, compassion and sincerity exist, even in these precarious times. If you have a story to share, please give us a call or send us an email: 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com *Yinz = Pittsburgh‘s version of Y’all. Artwork by Mike Rubino

Host Tressa Glover asks folks from her hometown of Pittsburgh, PA to share their stories about times when someone changed their lives for the better. YINZ* ARE GOOD celebrates the good stuff that’s happening out there and the good people who remind us that kindness, compassion and sincerity exist, even in these precarious times. If you have a story to share, please give us a call or send us an email: 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com *Yinz = Pittsburgh‘s version of Y’all. Artwork by Mike Rubino

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Host Tressa Glover asks folks from her hometown of Pittsburgh, PA to share their stories about times when someone changed their lives for the better. YINZ* ARE GOOD celebrates the good stuff that’s happening out there and the good people who remind us that kindness, compassion and sincerity exist, even in these precarious times. If you have a story to share, please give us a call or send us an email: 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com *Yinz = Pittsburgh‘s version of Y’all. Artwork by Mike Rubino

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English


Episodes

Ep. 59 A follow up episode! Updates from 4 previous guests and NTN: Tarentum or McKeesport?

6/27/2022
Find out what's new with WEST VIEW HUB, NORTHSIDE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE, THRIVE PITTSBURGH, and BEVERLY'S BIRTHDAYS. And how will Don do on Name That Neighborhood this week..? West View HUB https://westviewhub.org/ Northside Leadership Conference http://www.pittsburghnorthside.com/ THRIVE Pittsburgh https://www.thrivepittsburgh.org/volunteer Beverly's Birthdays https://www.beverlysbirthdays.org/our-work/beverlysbabies/ *Have a story of GENEROSITY or KINDNESS to share with us? Please email...

Duration:00:42:25

Ep. 58 1 HOOD MEDIA, Juneteenth, and NTN: Polish Hill or Troy Hill?

6/19/2022
Want to know more about the history of Juneteenth? Tressa does too and she reaches out to actor/historian/friend Wali Jamal to tell us all about it. Also, she shares a powerful and hopeful conversation with Jasiri X, CEO & Co-Founder of 1Hood and 1Hood Media. 1Hood https://www.1hood.org/ Wali's HISTORY'S FLIPSIDE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqr23lyZUJHBWwccE8h7m3A Have a story of GENEROSITY or KINDNESS to share with us? Please email us: yinzaregood@gmail.com To request a...

Duration:01:09:27

Ep. 57 ASSEMBLE, A Listener's Note of Gratitude, and NTN: Garfield or Carnegie?

6/11/2022
Tressa sits down for a chat with Nina Barbuto, Founder & Executive Director of Assemble, a non-profit org and community space for arts and technology for learners of all ages. Also, a listener shares his gratitude. And…Don is back for another round of Name That Neighborhood. Assemble https://assemblepgh.org/about/what-is-assemble/ Nina Barbuto: nina@assemblepgh.org Have a story of GENEROSITY or KINDNESS to share with us? Please email us: yinzaregood@gmail.com To request a KINDNESS...

Duration:00:49:08

Ep. 56 LISTEN, LUCY and NTN: Glenshaw or The Northside?

6/3/2022
Live from the Wrap-Up Event for Listen, Lucy - an incredible organization dedicated to ending the stigma of mental illness. Tressa has a lively, fabulous chat with founder, Jordan Corcoran, followed by a live round of Name That Neighborhood. Listen, Lucy is a mental health organization that uses lived experiences with mental illness to end the stigma that has stopped so many people from receiving the help they need and deserve. They aim to create a kinder, less judgmental...

Duration:00:47:45

Ep. 55 MELANIE SALVATORE-AUGUST and YOGA TO SUPPORT IMMUNITY and NTN: Jeannette or Richland Twp?

5/27/2022
Melanie Salvatore-August is an author, teacher, Founder of Fierce Kindness, a mom…the list goes on and on. She’s helping so many folks through her work, her classes, and her books, including Yoga To Support Immunity, which is currently a Foreword Indie Book Award Finalist. Oh! And she and Tressa were friends in high school and haven’t chatted for a few decades... Get ready for an uplifting, soul-recharging conversation. melaniesalvatoreaugust.com Instagram: @MelSalAugust Facebook: @ Melanie...

Duration:01:00:56

Ep. 54 GLOBAL LINKS and NTN: Greentree or Sharpsburg?

5/20/2022
Based in Pittsburgh, Global Links is a non-profit dedicated to improving health in communities with need both domestically and in 15 Latin American and Caribbean countries. Tressa chats with Executive Director, Angela Garcia, about all they do and how it all works. GLOBAL LINKS https://globallinks.org/ Phone: (412) 361-3424 Email: info@globallinks.org Have a story of GENEROSITY or KINDNESS to share with us? Please email us: yinzaregood@gmail.com To request a KINDNESS CRATE drop off...

Duration:00:54:13

Update: Episode 54, Where Are You?

5/17/2022
Tressa and Don explain why there’s been a delay in dropping the latest episode.

Duration:00:05:55

Ep. 53 GREATER PITTSBURGH FESTIVAL OF BOOKS and NTN: Etna or Ambridge?

5/6/2022
The 1st annual Greater Pgh Festival of Books is coming up on May 14th and co-founders Marshall Cohen and Laurie Moser, along with author Dr. Rachel Kallem Whitman, join Tressa to chat all about it! Also... Don returns after a 2-week Name That Neighborhood hiatus. The Greater Pittsburgh Festival of Books Saturday, May 14th 10:00am - 6:30pm https://www.pittsburghbookfestival.org/ Book festival events will be taking place at Bakery Square, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-East Liberty,...

Duration:00:57:26

Ep. 52 PEOPLE WE LOVE and the biggest twist yet on Name That Neighborhood

4/29/2022
Featuring an insightful and engrossing conversation with Kit Monkman, creator/curator of People We Love, a digital installation making its North American debut right here in Pittsburgh. https://www.peoplewelove.online/ https://www.kitmonkman.com/ Have a story of GENEROSITY or KINDNESS to share with us? Please email us: yinzaregood@gmail.com To request a KINDNESS CRATE drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com Please visit our website and follow us on Instagram and...

Duration:00:46:34

Ep. 51 - COMPUTER REACH and a new (but familiar) guest on NTN: Wilkinsburg or Hempfield?

4/23/2022
Tressa sits down for a great chat with Kyle Spangler, Program Director for Computer Reach, a fantastic non-profit that makes technology available to people most in need through refurbished equipment, computer literacy, training, and support. She also meets David Mitchell, their Technology Director and Terry Golightly, their PC technician, while touring their warehouse. Computer Reach https://www.computerreach.org/ Kyle Spangler, Program Director kspangler@computerreach.org Scent With...

Duration:00:58:16

Ep. 50 DRESS FOR SUCCESS PITTSBURGH and NTN: Washington County or Butler County?

4/15/2022
A most fabulous and inspiring conversation with Liz Mims, Director of Client Services for Dress for Success Pittsburgh. And Don returns for another round of Name That Neighborhood. DRESS FOR SUCCESS PITTSBURGH https://pittsburgh.dressforsuccess.org/ For more info about EmployHER Pgh, email Liz at: elizabeth@dressforsuccesspittsburgh.org Have a story of GENEROSITY or KINDNESS to share with us? Please email us: yinzaregood@gmail.com To request a KINDNESS CRATE drop off at your business or...

Duration:01:06:34

Ep. 49 WHAT I REALLY WANT TO HEAR: A CHILDREN'S BOOK ABOUT MANAGING FEELINGS and NTN: Squirrel Hill or Upper St. Clair?

4/8/2022
Ep. 49 Featuring an insightful conversation about emotional literacy, how to “hear” each other and much more with Brenda S. Levin, LCSW, and her daughter, Faith R. Beck, PhD (and Author and Illustrator, respectively), publishers of the parenting/children's book, What I Really Want to Hear: A collection of short stories about managing feelings. Also, NTN: Squirrel Hill or Upper St. Clair? What I Really Want to Hear: A collection of short stories about managing feelings At Amazon.com Learn...

Duration:01:00:16

Ep. 48 Following Up with former guests WHEN SHE THRIVES, NHCO, 412 THRIVE, & SOCKS WITH A MISSION and a "follow up" of sorts for NTN

4/2/2022
In this episode, we're following up with 4 organizations who've previously been guests on the show. Such. Good. Stuff. Listen in to find out how you can support their missions. And a "follow up" twist for Don on Name That Neighborhood. WHEN SHE THRIVES https://www.whenshethrives.org/ NHC https://www.nhco.org/ 412 THRIVE https://www.412thrive.org/ SOCKS WITH A MISSION https://www.sockswithamission.org/ Have a story of kindness or goodness you want us to share on the show? Send us an email:...

Duration:00:37:33

Ep. 47 KATE'S KID BOOK BASH, A humorous essay by TINA TUMINELLA, and NTN: Glenshaw or Lawrenceville?

3/25/2022
Featuring KATE’S KID BOOK BASH, Pittsburgh's children's book festival that celebrates the life of Kate Dopirak, an essay from Tina Tuminella about grocery shopping in Glenshaw, and NTN returns to its original form. www.kateskidbookbash.com www.katedopirak.com Summer Author Visit June 18th, 2022 Kate's Kid Book Bash Dec. 3rd, 2022 Have a story of generosity or kindness to share? Please email us! yinzaregood@gmail.com To request a Kindness Crate drop off at your business or school:...

Duration:00:55:26

Ep. 46 TWO DADS AND A DOG, PROJECT PROM and NTN with an Irish Twist

3/18/2022
Featuring two fabulous conversations: One with Luis Rosas and Michael Cunningham of Two Dads & A Dog and the other with Shelli Luchs from the Allegheny County Dept. of Human Services about Project Prom. And Don returns for a surprise twist on NTN. TWO DADS AND A DOG -Dog training and pet care https://www.twodadsandadog.com/ FB:@TwoDadsandaDog IG: twodads_dogtrainers PROJECT PROM https://www.alleghenycounty.us/Human-Services/News-Events/Events/Project-Prom.aspx FB:...

Duration:01:00:37

Ep. 45 AMANDA FILIPPELLI, Notes From Our Kindness Crate and NTN: Braddock or East Liberty?

3/11/2022
Tressa has a wonderful chat with author, editor, book coach and leader of the Write To Heal Workshops, Amanda Filippelli. Also, more notes from our Kindness Crate and Name That Neighborhood LIVE from our Mar. 7th show. Amanda Filippelli https://amandafilippelli.com/ Have a story of generosity or kindness to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com To request a Kindness Crate drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com

Duration:00:52:00

Ep. 44 URBAN IMPACT, The Great Kindness Challenge, and NTN: The Northside or Mt. Lebanon?

3/4/2022
An inspiring conversation with Pastor Ed Glover (no relation :) ), President and Founder of Urban Impact and a fabulous chat with Jefferson Elementary school counselor, Shira Akamatsu, about their Great Kindness Challenge. Urban Impact https://uifpgh.org/ Have a story of generosity or kindness to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com To request a Kindness Crate drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com

Duration:01:02:42

Special Episode: Ukrainian Pittsburgh - Rally and How to Help

3/2/2022
In this special episode, Tressa talks with Ukrainian-Pittsburghers during the Rally to Support Ukraine on Feb. 27, 2022. How you can help: https://hopeforukraine.net/

Duration:00:13:05

Ep. 43 BROGLIE BOX, UPSTREET PGH & NTN: Hazelwood or Shadyside?

2/26/2022
Featuring wonderful conversations with Julia Broglie, Co-founder of Broglie Box and Stephanie Rodriguez, Adolescent and Teen Psychotherapist at UpStreet Pgh, as well as Name That Neighborhood: Hazelwood or Shadyside? Broglie Box https://brogliebox.com/ info@thebrogliebox.com IG: @thebrogliebox FB: Broglie Box LLC Crisis Text Line: Text 741741 Keyword: Home UpStreet https://upstreetpgh.org/ IG: @upstreetpgh, @jfcspgh FB: UpStreet Pittsburgh Have a story of generosity or kindness...

Duration:00:55:56

Ep. 42 412 THRIVE, Random Acts of Kindness, and NTN: Sewickley or South Park Twp?

2/19/2022
You don't want to miss Tressa's chat with Samantha Moatz, Founder and Executive Director of 412 Thrive, a non-profit org that helps people impacted by breast cancer navigate treatment and life after treatment by creating an incredible support system. 412 Thrive https://www.412thrive.org/ Yinz Are Good LIVE SHOW Monday, March 7th Orbis Caffe in Mt. Lebanon Doors open at 6:30pm Show starts at 7:00pm Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/d/united-states--pennsylvania/yinz-are-good/ Have a story...

Duration:00:41:29