Why is Pittsburgh Special?

VisitPITTSBURGH offers a free school program for local students!

The Why is Pittsburgh Special school program teaches students to be proud of their unique and different qualities by showing them that our city's unique qualities are the things that make it so special!


This program highlights one-of-a-kind facts about Pittsburgh as told by representatives from VisitPITTSBURGH, as well as one of our partner organizations and a local elected official in a visual, interactive and fun way!

We know that today’s children will be Pittsburgh’s next ambassadors! The most important thing we hope students take away from our program is that being different is special, and something to be embraced! 

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