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Nonprofit has new name, same job trying to aid the needy

PITTSBURGH — Focus Pittsburgh, a nonprofit offering sweeping social services in the Hill district to the needy, has a new name and new digs, but also a new focus. It continues to give food and clothing, free health care and help with bus passes, IDs and birth certificates. But every service now is underpinned by the growing recognition that generational trauma is the root of instability in predominantly black neighborhoods.

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