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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Solve Climate by 2030: Virtual Teach-in on Climate Solutions and Justice

On April 7, from 7 to 8 p.m., the Sustainability Institute at Penn State will host the online Pennsylvania session of “Solve Climate by 2030,” a nationwide, university-hosted virtual teach-in on climate solutions and justice. For one evening, attendees from all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico will tune into power dialogs to explore and […]

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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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Climate Reality Project: How to talk to elected leaders

Activate Democracy for Climate Action Presented by: Climate Reality: Pittsburgh & Southwestern PA Tuesday, February 25, 2020 Doors Open: 5:45pm Program starts: 6pm I. Keynote PA State Rep Sara Innamorato – will give us insider tips on how to persuade our elected officials to take swift climate action, and why local campaigns need your help. She will also […]

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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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Schooling for Critical Consciousness: Engaging Black and Latinx Youth in Analyzing, Navigating, and Challenging Racial Injustice

Scott Seider, EdD & Daren Graves, EdD   Scott Seider: Associate Professor of Applied Developmental and Educational Psychology, Boston College Daren Graves: Associate Professor of Education Coordinator, Boston Teachers Union Pilot School Program, Simmons University   The authors’ new book will be available for sale and signing.   2017 Cathedral of Learning 4200 Fifth Avenue […]

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