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The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV), with support from FISA Foundation and the Heinz Endowments, invite you to join us for "A Call to Men: A Call to Action", Thursday, September 11, 2014, 9:00 am - 4 pm at Rodef Shalom, 4905 5th Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Join Tony Porter, internationally known author, activist and lecturer in conversation about healthy, respectful masculinity and men’s role in ending violence against women and girls. His agency “A CALL TO MEN” challenges communities to think differently about the ways we raise boys, including how rigid messages of manhood create pain and isolation and ultimately promote violence. This workshop will focus on how we can do better in supporting healthy individuals and vibrant communities and will highlight local men who are engaged in this work. Lunch will be provided and there is free parking. There is no cost for the event but registration is required by September 4, 2014 by clicking on the link below: A flyer is attached for your review: ACallToMenFlyerSept11_2014


US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health - Second United States Conference on African Immigrant Health, September 19-21, 2014, Pittsburgh, PA. Doubletree Hotel, 500 Mansfield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15205. Register Now/Call for Abstracts

For additional conference information please click on the link. Additional information will be updated soon.


Kelly-Strayhorn Theatre - Dance Alloy Presents Dance Performance on Mental Illness/Poverty/Addiction “being Here…/this time” Friday, August 15 at 8 PM artist and choreographer Marjani Forté examines the delicate intersections of mental illness, addiction and systemic poverty in her residency reworking of being Here.../this time at The Alloy Studios in East Liberty/Friendship. This event is pay-what-you-can, as part of KST’s East Liberty LIVE! summer series. Click for Details!


NOTE TIME SENSITIVE: University of Pittsburgh, Human Engineering Research Laboratories present "Tech Link Lego-Robotics Summer Experience Camps for children ages five to fourteen. All camps are held at The University of Pittsburgh @ Bakery Square. Space is limited and the camps are free. Dates are August 11, 12, 14 and 15, 2014. Please click on the links to the flyer and the application link for additional information and to enroll.

Tech Link Summer Experience 2014 Flyer



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