Race + Disability: Understanding Intersectional Oppression

This workshop is the launch of the RACE + DISABILITY series sponsored by FISA Foundation, The Heinz Endowments and The Pittsburgh Foundation Disability as both a construct and experience has historically been presented as a “white person’s experience,” but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Studies show that 1in 4 people have a disability, […]

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First Peoples Past & Present: Native Health and Voting Power

Pittsburgh is known as a city with a rich colonial past, but the Native American perspective is often lost in the retelling of this history. Thus, our students (many of whom are from Pittsburgh and broader Pennsylvania), as well as the Pittsburgh community would greatly benefit from learning about the Native people who once lived […]

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Redefining Equity, Equality, and Justice in Community Development: Community Development Summit

PCRG’s annual Summit features exciting keynote speakers and engaging breakout sessions designed to cover the myriad of issues that surround community development. We honor and lift up the work of our members and partners, providing access to the state of the art in community and economic development. Sessions cover topics from strategies for increasing financial […]

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TRUTHSayers: Tarana Burke

Tarana Burke is a civil rights activist who was the original founder of the “Me Too” movement, which she started in 2006. It later became a global phenomenon that raised awareness about sexual harassment, abuse, and assault in society in 2017. In 2017, Burke and other influential female activists were named “the silence breakers” by […]

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Negro Leagues Centennial Commemoration

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Negro League baseball, the Heinz History Center is partnering with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Josh Gibson Foundation, and Carnegie Museum of Art to host an engaging panel discussion on Thursday, Feb. 13. The date marks exactly 100 years since the Negro National League – the first African American professional baseball league – was […]

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People + Place + Policy Winter Symposium

Join Beaver County Local Governments on February 13th as local government officials and citizens learn together from a local, regional and national perspective on what it means to work collaboratively on community development through our developing our people, place identity, and policy-making. Keynote Speaker: Majora Carter, Majora Carter Group/Sustainable South Bronx

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