Catalyzing community change through social businesses, nonprofits, and collaborative initiatives
Launch Sto-Rox is a cohort of startup organizations whose values align with the Sto-Rox community’s priorities for development. Beginning in March 2018, participants will strengthen their business plan, build their leadership, connect with peer and professional networks, access funding, and engage the Sto-Rox community.
MEET THE TEAMS
The Joinery supports the development of small businesses and projects through co-working, office, and production space.
Strong Ambitious Women motivates young women to develop self-esteem and a positive identity.
Zellous Hope Project inspires hope for low-income men with barriers to seeking and obtaining employment.
PittMovers provides moving assistance with a personal touch for clients within Allegheny County.
Right Vibez fuses power yoga and dub (instrumental reggae) for a unique energizing and restorative experience in a transformative setting.
Digital Bridges closes the digital divide by using technology and digital literacy skills to decrease poverty and nurture strong social connections.
1st Layer is a branding, design, and printing shop incorporating workforce development training for teens.
Peddler’s Paradise creates a unique space for artisans and craft makers to connect and sell their products.
Gazette 2.0 provides crucial communication resources for the community.
Launch Sto-Rox is a Vibrant Communities program of New Sun Rising, held in partnership with the McKees Rocks Community Development Corporation and Focus on Renewal, and supported through the generous support of the Henry L. Hillman Foundation.