Get Involved!, Inc. provides leadership and development programs and initiatives that engage, energize, educate, and empower students, young professionals, and lifelong learners to make a positive difference in their communities and to become civically engaged. Get Involved!, Inc. provides leadership and development programs and initiatives that engage, energize, educate, and empower students, young professionals, and lifelong learners to make a positive difference in their communities and to become civically engaged. The efforts of the organization enable student leaders to make a better transition in their careers through becoming or staying active. Get Involved!, Inc. provides a variety of leadership focused events, service oriented programs and courses, and inspiring and engaging trainings throughout the region. The core four programs of Get Involved!, Inc. are the annual Service Summit (annually for 7 years), Power Hour (58 total sessions), Student Empowership Conference (annually for 6 years), and the Fast Track Service and Leadership Program (6 co-horts have graduated in 5 years).
The Pittsburgh Service Summit event hosts hundreds of students, young professionals, and community leaders annually to learn from keynote speakers about best practices and strategies to make a larger difference in the region.
Power Hour brings difference makers and passionate leaders together each quarter to brainstorm ways to positively influence the region, assist each others businesses and organizations, and develop connections. The event also feature panelists who share about ways that attendees can make a difference. Get Involved! has hosted 55 Power Hours.
A combination of empowerment and leadership, Student Empowership Conference focused on providing high school and college students with concrete, skills-based training on how to become active in either student or community based organizations. Expert training is provided on topics such as leadership, career development, professional use of social media, and networking. In addition to providing practical skills training, students are provided the opportunity to network with each other and our expert presenters. This conference provides a wonderful opportunity for students to learn about different initiatives taking place within the city and on various campuses.
The twelve week Fast Track Service and Leadership Program is dedicated to empowering young-minded Pittsburgh professionals to learn more about civic engagement, community leadership, and service. The last two years have had a Social Justice focus. Fast Track Social Justice is a unique twelve-week course designed to educate participants on social justice related issues while simultaneously developing leadership skills to promote civic engagement.
Get Involved! programs focused on service and civic engagement impact the lives of thousands of individuals annually. We inspire generations of potential leaders to focus more on personal development and about the importance of staying active and productive as engaged citizens who provide assistance to others. By coordinating courses, events, and seminars focused on vitally essential issues such as service, leadership, and philanthropy Get Involved, Inc. inspires, educates, and springs interested participants into action.