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New List of Speakers and Performers Include International Immigrant Workforce Expert, 

Elected Officials, Artists, and Community Leaders


Silent Auction Features Brunch with Second Lady Gisele Fetterman, Cooking Lessons with Ethnic Food Business Owners, 

Tickets to Special Events Including a Penguins Game and Whiskey Tour




The three-day All for All Summit happening Thursday, October 10 through Saturday, October 12 will focus on immigrant inclusion in the Pittsburgh region. New national and local speakers announced for the forum with additional musical performances and kid zone activities at the block party. Events throughout the full summit include neighborhood tours on Thursday, an interactive daylong forum on Friday, and a block party on Saturday. Multiple ticket options are available including an all-inclusive three-day pass. All tickets are Pay What Makes You Happy, attendees determine what they would like to pay. Register at allforall.world/summit or by searching “2019 All for All Summit” on Eventbrite.


New speakers, performers, and activities include: 


  • Speakers

    • Somal-born former refugee turned social entrepreneur, Mustafa Nuur, of Bridge

    • Philadelphia artist and immigrant rights activist, Michelle Angela Ortiz

    • Immigrant Workforce Expert, Senay Gebremedhin with WES Global Talent Bridge

    • Elected officials Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto, Pennsylvania State Representative Ed Gainey, Dormont Councilwoman Joanna Bouldin

    • Outgoing CEO of Vibrant Pittsburgh, Melanie Harrington will speak on the legacy she leaves behind, growth in addressing workforce gaps, and how far we still have to go


  • Performers

    • Farooq Al-Said of 1Hood will kickoff the day at the Friday forum, followed by African drumming in the afternoon led by Camara Drum and Dance 

    • Bhutanese Community Association of Pittsburgh will perform at the block party


  • Activities

    • Attendees to the forum will enjoy food by Casa Brasil, Azorean Cafe, and Salem’s Market & Grill, multiple ethnic food trucks will be on hand at the block party including PGH Halal, Dirty Birds Chicken, Brassero Grill, Jamaica Far Away Kitchen, and Icy Treatz

    • Artisans at the block party include the Ujamaa Collective, henna artist hailing from Somalia, and features various handmade goods from around the world

    • Face painting and other entertainment in the kids zone


  • Silent Auction

    • Weekday brunch with Second Lady of Pennsylvania, Gisele Fetterman

    • Cooking lessons: tacos with La Palapa, Turkish specialties with Kardelens Catering, and Vietnamese favorites with Ineffable Ca Phe

    • Gift basket to Merante Groceria, Italian market in Oakland

    • One night stay at Hotel Indigo in East Liberty

    • Tickets for two to Penguins game, Pittsburgh Symphony, City Theatre, and whiskey tour


The All for All Summit is made possible thanks to the generous contributions of our sponsors and partners: Allegheny County Economic Development, Allegheny Health Network/Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Azorean Cafe, Casa Brasil, City Theatre, Cohen & Grigsby, Google, Kelly Strayhorn Theater, Pandemic, Pittonkatonk, Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations, Port Authority of Allegheny County, PULSE, PUMP, Salem’s Market & Grill, Shift Collaborative, Spirit, The Global Switchboard, The Incline, and UPMC Health Plan. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities contact Betty Cruz at betty@changeagency.world. Video with highlights can be found by searching “Join us for the 3rd annual All for All Summit” on YouTube.  





All for All connects people, organizations, and communities to actions that build a welcoming and inclusive region for all. Driven by collaboration with community and cross-sector partners, All for All aims to advance economic opportunity, break down barriers, and further immigrant inclusion across the Pittsburgh region. All for All is guided by the Immigrant Community Blueprint, a comprehensive community-designed plan for Allegheny County. Learn more at www.allforall.world

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