Apr 12 2016

We would like to thank Chatham University Center for Women's Entrepreneurship for inviting NEED to be a partner for their Women's Business Leadership Breakfast, which was held on Friday, March 11, 2016. During this event, NEED was recognized for the work we do giving young people...

Aug 12 2014

PUM One on One with Marcia M. Sturdivant, Ph.D. President and Chief Executive Officer of NEED 

Helping Youth Excel Academically, Bridging the Achievement Gap, Building Strong Families…

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Mar 3 2014

NEED's President and CEO, Dr. Marcia Sturdivant, was a guest speaker at White Lily Baptist Church on Sunday February 23, 2014.

Feb 27 2014

NEED is proud to be recipient the 2014 Allegheny County Bar Association Homer S. Brown Division's Black History Month Celebration Spirit Award.

Feb 13 2014

NEED congratutates Jonathan Gamble, NEED Advisor and Male Mentor, for being one of the recipents of the WQED BMe (Black Male Engagement) Awards: Celebrating the Efforts of African American Men in the Community on Thursday, February 20 from 6 - 8 p.m., at the Fred Rogers Studio, located at WQED...

Dec 12 2013

Calvin A. Hornsby, M.Ed., known as “Bubba” to family and friends was a man of deep passion and commitment to children and families. Calvin gave up a lucrative career in business to serve children in education and social services. For more than 20 years, Calvin worked with abused and neglected...

Sep 24 2013

On October 3, 2013, you can Point, Click, Give, and maximize your donations.



Mark your calendars, because for a 24 hour period on October 3, 2013, all charitable donations made through PittsburghGives.org will receive a...

Jun 1 2013

NEED’s nationwide search for new leader ends

MARCIA M. STURDIVANT, Ph.D. to take the reins as President and CEO

After an exhaustive nationwide search, NEED today announced the hiring of a new President and CEO to lead the college access program following the June 2012 death of...

Jul 30 2012

Public service announcements

Jul 12 2012

Please be advised: The May 31st Scholarship application deadline for the current 2012-2013 academic year ha passed. We encourage you to apply in February 2013 for next year.