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March 5, 2019 - Luminari, a Pittsburgh-based, nonprofit organization celebrating its tenth year, is pleased to announce the winners of its eighth annual merit scholarship essay contest-the Luminari Award and the Luminari ESL Award.
February 15, 2018 - Recipients of Seventh Annual Luminari Awards Represent “Diversity of Thought”  PITTSBURGH, PA, February 13, 2018–Luminari, a Pittsburgh-based, nonprofit organization, is pleased to announce the winners of its seventh annual Luminari Awards – the Luminari Thought Leadership Award and the Luminari ESL (English as
March 30, 2017 - For Immediate Release Luminari Contact: Beth Dolinar bdolinar@luminari.org PITTSBURGH, PA, February 21, 2017–Luminari, a Pittsburgh-based, nonprofit organization, is pleased to announce the two winners of its sixth annual Luminari Award. The competition for this prestigious award was open to all
January 4, 2017 - For immediate release: Contact Beth Dolinar, Luminari Coordinator luminari@luminari.org (412) 877-1888 Some events call for a drumroll and a trumpet flourish. Luminari, a Pittsburgh non-profit, is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, www.luminari.org. The website is a
October 3, 2016 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — Luminari, a Pittsburgh-based non profit, has announced its Sixth Annual Luminari Awards, merit-based scholarships for students in grades 7 through 11. The essay competition for this prestigious award is open to all schools in the Pittsburgh region.

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June 26, 2019 - Gina Catanzarite (#TeenWriter Director) was featured on PTL this morning to talk about all of our amazing #TeenSummerCamp offerings. Check out her interview now!!
June 21, 2019 - Saturday Light Brigade interview with Susan Brozek Scott and Gina Catanzarite with details on Luminari summer camp opportunities for youth.
May 23, 2019 - Pittsburgh’s future is bright. Organizations throughout the city are helping mold today’s kids into tomorrow’s leaders. From tots to teens, programs cater to every age level … because it’s never too early to give kids the keys to success.
May 18, 2019 - We are excited and honored to announce that County Executive Rich Fitzgerald declared May 15, 2019 “Luminari Day” in Allegheny County! Thank you to all of our alumni and friends for your constant support. And a special thank you to our Operations Manager Sheila Hyland, Ambassador Director Susan Brozek Scott & Assistant Director Kyle Smith for helping us with the designation.
May 9, 2019 - Pittsburgh Urban Media (PUM) features Luminari President, Hilda Pang Fu in a "One on One" interview.
March 20, 2019 - Luminari President Hilda Pang Fu shares her story on the 10 year anniversary of founding her Pittsburgh based non-profit.
March 17, 2019 - Camp Delicious! Director Roger Levine and Sous Chef Taylor Flora were invited on Pittsburgh Today Live to discuss Camp Delicious! and make an old family recipe of noodle pudding called Kugel. Enjoy!!