Program Recognizes Young Leaders Who Are Turning to Entrepreneurship to Solve the World’s Biggest Problems. On November 29, 2022, Forbes unveiled its 12th annual 30 Under 30 List for the Class of 2023, and named The Hear Foundation Co-founder Leon Ford to the prestigious list in the Social Impact category. Leon was selected for his […]
PITTSBURGH (November 11, 2022) – On the 10-year anniversary of the date that he was shot by Pittsburgh police in a case of mistaken identity, international speaker, author, and entrepreneur LeonFord today announced that he would be donating the clothing he wore that night to the Smithsonian-affiliated Senator John Heinz History Center. The announcement was […]
Inaugural microgrants from The Hear Foundation also supported Center for Victims resiliency workshops, and camps engaging youth and police. PITTSBURGH (October 10, 2022) – Students at Pittsburgh Perry High School have completed the development of a student-led safety plan at Perry High School with support from a $21,600 grant from The Hear Foundation’s Summer of Healing […]
The Hear Foundation, a new nonprofit dedicated exclusively to fostering collaboration between law enforcement, city officials, community groups, and residents in order to build a safe, thriving community for all, launched today in Pittsburgh and announced the recipients of its inaugural Summer of Healing community grants.