August 5 – August 9, 2019 100 South Commons, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Help recruit students for a week-long program to learn about their rights and influence within the educational system. Educators and community leaders are invited to share the TeenBloc Youth Organizing Academy with students entering 8th-12th grade. Students will join A+ Schools on August […]
this resource list updated to reflect APOST’s News You Can Use article about the Tree of Life Shooting, 11/7/18 Below is a list of select resources created to help educators approach trauma with children & youth, as well as how you can support local efforts related to Justice for Antwon Jr. We also have enlisted the […]
Join Repair the World: Pittsburgh, Public Source and YWCA Greater Pittsburgh at the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary for part two of our ongoing “Let’s Talk About Race” conversation and action against racism. This event will feature breakout groups led by different experts in the community that are open to all levels of knowledge regarding race and […]
Presenter: Dr. Mindy Fullilove Title: Reflections on 400 years of inequality Abstract: 2019 will mark the 400th anniversary of the first arrival of Africans in Jamestown, to be sold into bondage. The creation of chattel slavery had many evil consequences, among them the enshrinement of inequality in law, custom and the Constitution. This talk will reflect on […]
Practitioners Talking About Race With Students: One School’s Journey Thursday, February 16 Facilitated by Megan O’Brien, Christie Herring, Diana Gomez and Katie Pohl, in-service teachers, The Falk School 12 – 1:30 p.m., Center for Urban Education Conference Room (Posvar 4118) Click here to learn more and to register.
We Are Still Here: Declarations of Love and Sovereignty in Black Life Under Siege February 8, 2018 Facilitated by Cynthia Dillard, Mary Frances Early Professor of Teacher Education, Department of Educational Theory and Practice, University of Georgia 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m., CUE Commons Click here to learn more and to register.
The Summit Against Racism is a flagship event for Pittsburgh organizers. The Summit creates opportunities for attendees to learn, connect, and act on behalf of racial justice. The 20th Annual Summit Against Racism will be held on January 20, 2018, at the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Since it’s inception in 1996, the Summit […]
Creative Expression + Youth Activism = Youth Leading Change Join us for the Youth Leading Change concluding program featuring Shaka Senghor, author of newly released Writing My Wrongs. The foundation of Youth Leading Change is youth-lead, teacher-powered learning that highlights the the merging of educational innovation and social justice through STEAM. This event highlights an […]
Center on Race and Social Problems Wednesday, 27 January 2016 12:00PM ~ 1:30PM 2017 Cathedral of Learning Dear Friends of CRSP, As part of the Spring 2016 Speaker Series, the Center on Race and Social Problems will host Pat Chew, Judge J. Quint Salmon and Anne Salmon Chaired Professor at the University of Pittsburgh […]
Thursday, October 22, 2015 4–5:30 p.m. University Club • 123 University Place Pittsburgh, PA 15260 Presented by Russell Skiba, PhD In the last year, even as we have been confronted by tragic inequalities in communities from Ferguson, Mo., to Madison, Wis., a series of national reports has highlighted continuing […]