Shut Down Berks! A Vigil for Lights for Liberty
Jul
3
3:00 PM15:00

Shut Down Berks! A Vigil for Lights for Liberty

Lights for Liberty is an event occurring in cities throughout the world to shine a light on the abuses occurring in U.S. detention camps and to call on political representatives to end these injustices. The vigil will also spotlight the stories of individuals and families being held in detention camps and Black Americans who face daily criminal and incarceration injustices. Lights for Liberty in Pittsburgh will include speakers, artistic performances, and a call for Governor Wolf to issue an Emergency Removal Order for the Berks County Detention Center. The event is free and open to the public, all are welcome.

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Fireside Chat
Jun
14
5:30 PM17:30

Fireside Chat

Join All for All and Welcoming America for a Fireside Chat featuring Mayor Whaley of Dayton, Ohio in conversation with Mayor Peduto about building communities that welcome our immigrant and refugee neighbors. Mayor Whaley has extensive experience ensuring municipalities are inclusive of all residents, as exemplified by Dayton’s status as a Certified Welcoming Community. This event is free to attend and drinks and light refreshments will be provided.  Please register here.

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From Other to Us Community Dinner
May
21
6:00 PM18:00

From Other to Us Community Dinner

Join us in celebration of food and culture as we prepare and eat a meal together with Bhutanese and Nepali community members.

On Tuesday, May 21st from 6-8:30PM, All for All and Age-Friendly Greater Pittsburgh are hosting a free, all-ages community dinner with the Bhutanese Community Association of Pittsburgh. Doors open at 5:30PM

From Other to Us is a community dinner series that bring together US-born Pittsburghers and the immigrant community to connect across cultures and generations over food and conversation. Each gathering spotlights a certain cultural group in the Pittsburgh region and provides an opportunity for attendees to learn about that culture by cooking and connecting with the chefs.

This event is free, but RSVP is required as spots are limited.

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Workshop Series: Pittsburgh's Refugee Landscape
May
13
5:30 PM17:30

Workshop Series: Pittsburgh's Refugee Landscape

Join Dr. Xia Chao for the first of four interactive workshops in a series dedicated to helping educators understand the cultures, needs, and assets of the Pittsburgh area's refugee communities.

Through a grant from the National Geographic Society, Dr. Chao has conducted research over the past several years that explores the experiences and narratives of local refugee communities including the Nepali, Somali Bantu, and Sudanese.

In this first workshop, Dr. Chao will share the findings of her ethnographic research with educators to help them understand the unique and diverse cultures of our local refugee populations. Act 48 credits and light refreshments will be provided. Register here.

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