Lauren Shaffer

After taking a short break from writing, and working in the corporate world as a Project Manager, Lauren returned to her creative calling. She enjoys the opportunity as an outlet and fun way to interact with the community. She is also a certified RRCA run coach, 200hr Registered Yoga Alliance instructor as well as a freelance writer. When she's not involved in the above activities, she's usually walking her rescue dog, Emma or spending time with her boyfriend in the City of Pittsburgh.

Meet Chef Claudy Pierre, founder of the EAT Initiative

By Lauren Shaffer / March 8, 2022

Chef Claudy Pierre and his food justice organization act as a beacon of hope for local Pittsburghers and Allegheny Country residents during tumultuous times.