Promise Coaches Campaign - Get Involved
Get Involved with the Promise Coaches Campaign

There are a number of ways to join the Promise Coaches Campaign as an individual, or with your organization. 

1. Become a Promise Coach

Every young person deserves to have a caring adult who can help them succeed in school and in life. Become a Promise Coach, and be a driving force to help young people achieve their educational goals. We'll train you so you can coach them, and together, we'll support student success and make a difference in the lives of thousands of Pittsburgh youth.

Sign up for a Promise Coaches Workshop by calling 412-255-2280 or e-mailing

2.  Host a Workshop

Organizations can apply to host a Promise Coaches Workshop, in which community members are trained to be effective coaches. Organizations must identify a suitable location for training, and must have 20-25 interested trainees. 

Sign up to host a Promise Coaches Workshop by calling 412-255-2280, or e-mailing

3. Become an Anchor Agency

The Promise Coaches Campaign is now seeking organizational partners to help implement the Campaign. Organizations must host Promise Coaches workshops, distribute related materials, and act as a resource for Mayor Ravenstahl's Promise Coaches Campaign within their community. 

Anchor Agencies must:

  • Assign one staff member as a liason to the Promise Coaches Campaign. This staff member must attend a 90 minute training session.
  • Support promotion of the campaign by connecting with other anchor agencies and community organizations, and displaying Promise Coaches promotional materials.
  • Procure a location for holding training workshops. Locations must comfortably hold 20-25 people, have adequate lighting and climate control, include access to a laptop/computer with internet and a projector. Locations must have regular weekend or evening hours, and be handicapped accessible. A location with child care availability for the duration of the training is preferrable. 
  • Recruit and train 100 Promise Coaches
  • Host five to seven workshops in a six month period, coordinating the schedule with Promise Coaches staff
  • Provide basic supplies such as markers and paper, as well as light refreshments.

Sign up to become an Anchor Agency  by calling 412-255-2280, or e-mailing

Contact Us
servePGH Office:
Phone: 412-255-2280

Mayor's Office of Service and Civic Engagement
512 City County Building | 414 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
telephone: 412-255-2280

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