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About Us

Who We Are

PCA Youth Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with adult and student volunteers. 

The PCA Youth Center inspires leadership and a love of community service among children by promoting cultural exchange across diverse communities, providing kids opportunities to help underprivileged populations, and encouraging youth to become advocates for social equalities. We create hands-on workshops and interactive forums on a wide range of topics, all of which are dedicated to create and improve opportunities to develop kids’ interests, building the foundation for their independence, as well a passion for community service. Current and past projects include fund raising and donation of more than 300 books for 13 school and community libraries across Pittsburgh, preparing meals for the sick and homeless, hosting career forums and mentorship events for kids, volunteering for community projects such as tree and flower planting for community spaces, providing free art and cultural workshops for kids, and promoting Asian American culture and heritage through various festivals.

Leadership

President: Jinghua Ou

Vice President: Vacant

Treasurer: Lan Su

Secretary: Jun Zhao

Board Directors: Peng Cui, Yanzi Huang, Xiaohong Liao, Xi Lin, Wei Meng, Jinghua Ou, Na Ren, Lan Su, Han Zhao, Jun Zhao, Hui Zheng, Xiuman Zhu

Our Mission

The PCA Youth Center is a non-profit organization committed to developing the life skills of the youth, with the help of the PCA Student Council. We, as a group of teens, create hands-on workshops and interactive forums on a wide range of topics, all of which are dedicated to improve and make more opportunities to develop kids’ interests, building the foundation for their independence and leadership, as well as a passion for community service.