Gateway to the Diverse communities in Pittsburgh
Gateway to the Diverse communities in Pittsburgh
The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh names Carlos T. Carter president and chief executive officer, effective November 10, 2021. Carter is a native Pittsburgher who brings both nonprofit and business leadership experience, most recently serving as executive director of the Homeless Children's Education Fund.
"As with the many “forecasts of rain” with no completion of the ark, many have grown weary of the diversity, inclusion, equity and social justice rhetoric flowing freely from historically White colleges and universities (HWCUs). justice... "
The Black Women’s Policy Agenda (BWPA) has several touchpoints planned for October as part of its ongoing mission to build collective power among Black women, advocate for their needs and advance policy to achieve racial and gender justice.
Carnegie Mellon will award the Founders Medal for Outstanding Service and Exceptional Achievement to a distinguished alumnus and CMU trustee who has demonstrated outstanding dedication and service to the university and extraordinary accomplishments in his career: Erroll B. Davis, Jr, a 1965 graduate of the College of Engineering.
All eyes were on the state of Texas after lawmakers there passed a statewide ban on abortion health services for women. Well, here in Pennsylvania, the House Republican majority is trying to pass similar legislation threatening women’s reproductive health rights.
We, however, believe that abortion is health care, and health care is a human right. It should be accessible without barriers.
The Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation is pleased to announce a grant of $41,378 from the African American Civil Rights Grant Program, through the Historic Preservation Fund administered by the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Beginning Saturday, October 2nd, Touchstone presents the Second Virtual Open House - direct from the mountains of the Laurel Highlands. Online attendees can experience Touchstone’s creative community atmosphere through more than twenty, FREE on-demand video tours, talks, demonstrations, and more! Over 30 artists and organizations are participating, including Touchstone Instructors, Resident Artists, Summer Interns, Staff, and more. Nothing beats immersing yourself in your craft on Touchstone’s beautiful 150-acre campus, watching live hands-on demonstrations, or visiting our exquisite galleries but perhaps through the Virtual Open House, you will experience what it’s like to be involved in this creative community.
To enjoy Touchstone’s Virtual Open House, visit touchstoneopenhouse.org on Saturday, Oct. 2nd or binge watch any time after.
Celebrated for its innovation, creativity, and dedication to the preservation of African-American traditions through dance, PHILADANCO! continues to shine as a beacon of perseverance!
The City of Pittsburgh has announced trick-or-treating will be Sunday, October 31 from 5-7 p.m. and urges all residents to follow safety protocols and guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Kelly Strayhorn Theater is proud to present the Freshworks showing, 40412 by Livefromthecity and Sheryland Neal, November 5-6, 2021 at KST’s Alloy Studios.
COVID is tough, but together Pennsylvanians are tougher. United, we can defeat the virus. You matter, and so do your actions. When we make good choices and follow health and safety measures, we see results. Let’s work together to stop the spread.
Explore this site to learn more about what you can do to protect yourself, your family, business, neighbors, and community from COVID.
Niche, the leading platform connecting students and families with schools and colleges, has released its 2022 Best Schools rankings, and Shady Side Academy maintained its No. 1 ranking on its list of the Best Private K-12 Schools in the Pittsburgh Area.
With a focus on reaching bigger goals, Duquesne University named Dr. Gretchen Givens Generett as dean of its School of Education, effective July 1, 2021.
As interim dean since July 2020, Dr. Generett led the school by centering on the needs of students and supporting faculty and staff during the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. She worked diligently to listen to and understand the School of Education community to meet its needs.
Rowland School of Business at Point Park University has established the Chuck Cooper and Josh Gibson Center for Equity and Education to help create equity and opportunities in education and employment for youth and families from communities of color.
The Chuck Cooper and Josh Gibson Equity and Education Center will be located within the Rowland School of Business on Point Park's Downtown Pittsburgh campus.
The Master Builders’ Association of Western Pennsylvania, Inc. (MBA) and the Construction Advancement Program of Western Pennsylvania (CAP) are pleased to welcome Lance Harrell as Director of Workforce Development and Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion.
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