All for All Summit

The All for All Summit is an annual, day-long, interactive gathering on the role of immigrants in entrepreneurship and the local economy, as well as the intersection of immigrant inclusion with local politics, the arts, and more.

 

 
 
 

This year's Summit will span three days and include Neighborhood Tours, the annual Summit Conference, and end with celebration at the All for All Block Party.

Thursday 10/10, 1PM - 5PM: Neighborhood Tours presented by The Global Switchboard

Visit community organizations and cultural landmarks around Pittsburgh through the perspectives of tour guides representing Pittsburgh’s youth, artists, and newcomers. Hear from local business owners, community leaders, and cultural creators on their experiences in Pittsburgh.

Friday 10/11, 8AM - 3PM: All for All Summit

Join us for a day-long, interactive gathering on the role of immigrants in entrepreneurship and the local economy, as well as the intersection of immigrant inclusion with local politics, the arts, and more.

Emcee: Founder of Yummiholic , Jasmine Cho, will leads us through a day of speakers, performances, and panels that challenge and inspire us.

What to Expect: Keynote talks by national and local leaders, action-oriented workshops led by local experts, networking, youth voices, and cultural celebration.

Saturday 10/12, 3PM - 10PM: All for All Block Party

Dance to live music, eat delicious food from around the world from food trucks, and browse arts and crafts made by local artists at the All for All Block Party on Saturday, October 12th!

 

This is the first time I have felt this seen, heard, included, welcomed, accepted, and visible at a conference
— Kari Kokka, University of Pittsburgh
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2nd annual all for all summit: fall 2018

September 13th, 2018 was a day full of rich conversation, inspiring speakers, and key takeaways.  To see a full schedule of events, take a look at the day’s program here.

Throughout the morning, Summit attendees broke out into small group sessions to explore immigrant entrepreneurship, political inclusion, workplace equity, and how big data can be applied to immigrant inclusion. For more photos of this inspiring day check out our Facebook!

 

 
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1st annual all for all summit: fall 2017

More than 100 attendees representing nonprofits, business owners, elected officials, and academia filled Alphabet City to hear from local and national leaders on immigrant inclusion. We talked candidly about where we are and what steps need to be taken in the Pittsburgh region to better engage, empower, and grow our immigrant communities. Morning and afternoon sessions included a range of topics from Hiring Immigrants to Designing Programs that Drive Immigrant Inclusion - view the full program here.


What people tweeted about the Summit:

"Immigrants don't bring down our economy, they help it flourish' ~Pittsburgh's County Executive@ACE_Fitzgerald at the #All4AllSummit."      @TheGlobalSwitchboard 


"What a great message shared by@BGenerett- we must transcend our race and develop a world perspective!#BeforeItsTooLate@welcomingaction."      @Ketaki Desai


"Grateful to be on a panel at the  #AllforAll  Summit  @welcomingaction  discussing #educationaccess  for refugee & immigrant youth #aryseandshine."      @ARYSE