Scholarship dollars go to Pittsburgh families

On Friday, Sept. 28 I joined colleagues, educators and students for a terrific event at St. Benedict the Moor School, in Pittsburgh. The Bridge Educational Foundation, with support from Braskem, Grane Healthcare, UnitedHealthcare and Waste Management, donated $38,000 in scholarship money to Pittsburgh families.

6th Annual Health and Wellness Weekend

Rep. Jake Wheatley hosts his 6th annual Health and Wellness Weekend with a Community Appreciation Day and Health Expo.

9th Annual Golden Luncheon

Rep. Jake Wheatley hosts his 9th annual Golden Luncheon.

#MWDBE Press Conference

Rep. Jake Wheatley, the Democratic chairman of the House Finance Committee, hosts a news conference as part of his Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise event.

Wheatley Honors Advocates for African-American Students Group

Rep. Jake Wheatley hosts the 25th anniversary honoring the Advocates for African-American Students, a grassroots community group organized in 1990 in response to the dismal plight of African-American students within the Pittsburgh public school district, and to recognize their decades’ long fight and the anniversary of the complaint waged 25 years ago.

2017 Health Expo

Rep. Jake Wheatley hosts his Health Expo as part of his 5th annual Health and Wellness Weekend.

15th Annual Community Day Celebration

Rep. Jake Wheatley hosts his annual Community Day Celebration.

8th Annual Golden Luncheon

Rep. Jake Wheatley hosts his 8th annual Golden Luncheon, bringing seniors from the 19th legislative district together to celebrate and recognize all they do for the area, and provide them with information dealing with senior-citizen issues.

Peace and Justice Initiative Report Findings

Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks at a Pittsburgh Black Elected Officials Coalition event where the PBEOC released their Peace and Justice Initiative report on the state of African American affairs for city's residents.

Senior visits

Rep. Wheatley recently visited and talked with seniors at Brighton Place, Brighton Heights, Arch Court and West Park.

Afterschool Advocacy Day at the State Capitol - May 2015

Rep. Wheatley welcomed advocates for afterschool programs to the State Capitol on May 5, 2015.

Celebrating April as Jazz Month Press Conference and Concert

Press conference and concert to celebrate April as Jazz Month in Pennsylvania.

2015 Golden Luncheon and Senior Fair

6th Annual Golden Luncheon and Senior Fair at Point Park University

Meeting Mahlon Fink

Meeting Mahlon Fink, who fought in 1945 at the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.