The #WarshYourHands Shirt and Soap and Snowflake Kits Are For Sale

Snowflakes wash their hands. Steel City Snowflakes WARSH our hands (n’at?) These cute kits contain one tee shirt printed by the snowflakes at Etna Print Circus, one bar of soap handcrafted by Dragonfly Lake Scents, and a digital Steel City Snowflake created by us. All for less than $26plus shipping. You can also do a […]

Pip & Lola’s Hopes to Sell 100 Bars of Soap to Donate to Northside Common Ministries by Monday

Donate Soap

The residents of Pleasant Valley Shelter at Northside Common Ministries are sheltering in place, keeping safe and helping out as much as they can with the other life-sustaining operations like the food pantry. Their only real opportunity to get outside is to walk the shelter dog, Anne. NCM is a wonderful community resources and in […]

#SteelCitySnowflake Q&A with Lynz

Lyndsey Sickler Pittsburgh

As part of our #SteelCitySnowflakes project, we are highlighting neighbors who contribute to the social justice fabric in our communities. Next up is Lynz nominated by Anonymous. They and I have known one another for many years and we are actually distant cousins. They are very well known in the LGBTQ community and had a […]

#SteelCitySnowflake Q&A with Princess Jafar

Princess Jafar snowflake

As part of our #SteelCitySnowflakes project, we are highlighting neighbors who contribute to the social justice fabric in our communities. Next up is Princess Jafar who was nominated by Tereneh Idia. Princess Jafar and I go back a few years – I’m a fan and friend. Her commitment to building and promoting the queer arts […]

#SteelCitySnowflake Q&A with Tereneh Idia

Tereneh Idia Steel City Snowflakes

As part of our #SteelCitySnowflakes project, we are highlighting neighbors who contribute to the social justice fabric in our communities. Our very first snowflake profiles Tereneh Idia who sets the bar high for this work by thoughtfully assessing the concept. I personally think her feedback is vital and appreciate being in community with her.  Thank […]

Nominate a #SteelCitySnowflake

When I think about a Steel City Snowflake, a lot of folks come to mind – from high profile social justice warriors to the everyday folks in the trenches doing the important, vital work. Most of the time, that work goes unacknowledged, even unnoticed by the general population. Our working definition of a snowflake is […]

Make Your Pittsburgh Valentine (or Galentine) a Steel City Snowflake to Show Your Love

We have the purrfect gift for your very special snowflakes – a permanent digital tribute to their values, beliefs, and politics vis a vis the Steel City Snowflakes. Why not celebrate your love, friendship, and respect with an investment in progressive media, especially a permanent installation. It takes less than five minutes. You simply opt […]