(Global Girl Gifts, 649 Elm St., Bridgeville; 412/251-2443, facebook.com/globalgirlgifts) Daniel Childs of Eyetique last year launched his own line, Chromos Eyewear, as well as nonprofit organization Chromos Cares.For every pair of eyeglasses sold (prices vary), Chromos provides a free pair of glasses to a student in need from Pittsburgh Public Schools.Blue stands for water.org, which helps communities develop sustainable water supply systems; red stands for V-Day, a global movement to end violence against women and girls; and yellow represents Alex's Lemonade Stand, working to raise money to fight childhood cancer.
(534 Braddock Ave.; 412/852-4733, studebakermetals.com) Pittsburgh-based company Local Goodness has created the Seeds of Hope line from its POWER Collection, which supports women reclaiming their lives after struggling with addiction.
This large pendant ($150) and matching earrings ($150) were crafted by Caesar Azzam of Caesar’s Designs Fine Jewelry Creations in Shadyside and inspired by the seeds of a sunflower.
There was a time that if a teacher was accused of a sex crime with a student your first thought was, "Who is the sick SOB man that did this? Seems many cases are female teachers assaulting multiple victims.
There exists a clear and wide disparity between the punishments female sex offenders face, especially when compared to male sex offenders.
Amberlee Evonne Meeker, 28, of Palm Coast, Florida was working as an elementary school teacher in Volusia County when she was arrested on January 5, 2012 for alleged sex crimes with children in North Carolina.