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  • Ready to Run Campaign Training for Women Pittsburgh 2020

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    Ready to Run is a non-partisan program for women who want to run for office, seek higher office, work on a campaign, get appointed to office, or learn more about the political system. Ready to Run is your one-stop training on running for office or getting involved in public life. You will learn from prominent elected and appointed leaders, campaign consultants, party officials, and policy experts.

  • Pittsburgh Racial Justice Summit

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    Our theme for the 2019 PRJS is Moving Forward Together: An Honest Confrontation and Resource for a Just Community. We face deep divisions across our country, region, city, and world. We, the people must step up to reckon with the continued violence on people across ideological divides to reconcile the injustices and to begin to repair our frayed social fabric.

    The opening ceremony will take place on January 25, 2019, at Union Project, 801 N Negley Ave, from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. The full-day Summit follows on January 26, 2019, at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm. Doors open at 7:30 am. A final call to action will be made at our closing Organizing Dance Party that evening at Union Project, 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm.

  • Women of Color in Pennsylvania Politics: Ready to Run Pittsburgh Pre-Conference Session

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    Ready to Run is a non-partisan program for women who want to run for office, seek higher office, work on a campaign, get appointed to office, or learn more about the political system. Ready to Run is your one-stop training on running for office or getting involved in public life. You will learn from prominent elected and appointed leaders, campaign consultants, party officials, and policy experts.

     

    *This session is part of the Ready to Run Campaign Training Conference.

  • Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership Summit

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    The goal in 2019, Building a Region that Works … for Everyone, will require us all to engage in capacity building, collaboration, building our own knowledge, and the use of compilation and data. We will train, match, and support our regional nonprofit organizations to reach all of their goals.

  • Racial Justice Awards 2019

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    The 2019 YWCA Racial Justice Awardees are individuals and organizations that have demonstrated their commitment to racial equity through their efforts to build community, conduct research, shift policies, raise awareness, and empower people of color and immigrants. Join us on November 22 to celebrate Pittsburgh’s racial justice champions!

     

  • Leaders and Lead: Creating Lead-safe Municipalities

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    Come learn how municipalities and elected officials can lead the charge to protect your community from lead!

    Join Lead Safe Allegheny County Coalition for an inspiring morning that can set your municipality apart:

    • Ordinances that are fiscally friendly
    • Protect your community’s most valuable asset: children
    • Proactive lead inspection programs and rental registries
    • Costs associated with regulations; resources available for testing and remediation
    • Implementing lead-safe demo practices

    Plus, a real world case study featuring: Len Merritt, Manager of Code Enforcement, City of Rochester

    Check in / Breakfast — 9:30am

    Speakers / Discussion — 10:00 to Noon

  • Creative Reconnection in the Anthropocene

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    In the face of climate change and the Anthropocene, artists are embracing social practice, community art, and collaboration to support a just and sustainable future. In this workshop, we’ll consider how best to apply our skills in analysis, envisioning, and pattern recognition to understand how we have arrived at this historical moment of human impact and how to move forward as artists.

  • 2019-2020 Newly Elected Officials Course

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    Local Government Academy’s acclaimed Newly Elected Officials Course (NEOC) will once again provide in-depth training opportunities for elected officials new to their positions in November. NEOC is the go-to training for local government officials in the practice of good governance.

    Designed specifically for local elected officials in Pennsylvania, the Newly Elected Officials Course is now in its 35th year and is a comprehensive program that gives elected officials a head start in all aspects of governing, including leading an efficient and effective workplace, policy writing, conserving natural resources, and planning for the future. Participants engage with leaders at the local, county, and state level, as well as academic professors and credentialed instructors from both the public and private sectors.

  • Emerging Leader Award Ceremony

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    The Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership is pleased to announce this year’s Emerging Leader Award recipient, Samir Lakhani, founder of the nonprofit Eco-Soap Bank a global soap-recycling organization which operates in 11 countries in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

    This annual celebration recognizes the accomplishments of individuals who, relatively early in their professional careers, have demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities and high promise of future contributions.

    RSVP gspiaji@pitt.edu