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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Sustainability & Health: Partners by Nature Webinar

On Tuesday, March 24th, from 10-11:30 a.m., the Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium (PERC), Penn State’s Sustainability Institute, the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health, the Pennsylvania Department of Health, and the Villanova School of Nursing are co-hosting a webinar on the intersection of sustainability and public health in Pennsylvania. This call will introduce frameworks of sustainability […]

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Let’s Talk Business: Northside Edition

Join Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh as four entrepreneurs speak to their experiences, challenges, and wisdom from starting their businesses in the city and offer their ears and minds to help fellow entrepreneurs like you start your own venture. + resources for small business on site! + bites available from the Carribean Vybz food truck!

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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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