“Politically Incorrect” Human Rights-themed Art Show

Hosted by Brady & crew at ArtForm Gallery in Lower Burrell, PA.  Thanks, Brady!!
Opening night: Saturday, March 1, 7pm

Amnesty Group 39 will have letters and petitions available at the event. Proceeds benefit Amnesty International Group 39 and Brother’s Brother.

Join us on Saturday March 1st at 7 pm for the opening of an art exhibition dedicated dedicated to making a change. “Politically Incorrect” will explore the sociopolitical landscape of human rights; highlighting triumphs and successes and exposing injustices and inequality.

All proceeds from artwork sold will be donated to Amnesty International Local Group 39 and the Brother’s Brother Foundation; two human rights focused charities committed to making the world a better place. We will also be holding a food drive for the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank so if you have any canned goods to donate it would be greatly appreciated.

The evening will also feature the beautiful and lively musical stylings of Geña!

SUGGESTED DONATION OF $5 AT THE DOOR

ARTISTS INCLUDE: Seth LeibowitzZiggy Sawdust, Rachel Dawn Renaudin, Danielle Robinson, Michelle DuToit Nortier, Billy Pilgrim, Beth McClone, Natiq, Lusky, David Turner, Matt Miller, Matt Gondek, Pierce Marratto, Kara ZuZu, Kyle Anthony Adams, Todd Pinkham, Donnie Toomer, Abby Diamond, Abby Bunnell, Alisa Jacobson, Casey Worthing, John Shook, Hope Keshavarz, Christian Miller, Tyler David Rahl

ArtFmarch1orm Gallery, 2603 Leechburg Road, Lower Burrell, PA  15068

For more information, email Amnesty Pittsburgh: amnesty39@gmail.com or contact the Gallery at 724-212-3153

Summit poster

16th Annual Summit Against Racism

Hosted by the Black & White Reunion

16th Annual Summit Against Racism
Saturday  January 25, 2014 8am -3pm

@ East Liberty Presbyterian Church 116 S. Highland Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15206 – Wheel Chair Accessible
Workshops, Panels, Discussion, Information Tables, Education and Strategies for Racial Justice!
The Summit Planning Committee is so excited to have 17 confirmed workshops, a video tribute to Nelson Mandela, a great closing line up with poets and young hip hop performers from the 1hood Media Academy!

 

View the 2014 Workshop descriptions: http://summitagainstracism.blogspot.com/p/schedule-and-workshops.html

Register online: http://summitagainstracism.blogspot.com/p/register-here.html

Breakfast and Lunch Included in Registration. Vegan and GF options will be available.  Adults $25, Students, Low-Income, Seniors $10, Groups of 5 or more $10 each. Limited Scholarships Available!

Cash or Check at door or if you prefer to send a check ahead of time.  Make Checks Payable to “Black & White Reunion” and mail to East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 N. Highland Ave, Pgh, PA 15206. A portion of your registration goes to the Jonny Gammage Scholarship and Summit expenses.

Sign Language Interpretation Available on Request. summitagainstracism@gmail.com--phone - 412-501-3355

Si ud. necesita traducción entre inglés y español por favor llame al 412-888-6518 lo más pronto posible.

 

 

Bollywood on Ice! Benefiting AID Pittsburgh

*Hosted by AID Pittsburgh*

Bollywood on Ice is back!!
Enjoy ice-skating to a mix of smashing Bollywood numbers, with a view of the sparkling Downtown Pittsburgh skyline as the backdrop! Come and join us for ice-skating and delicious Indian food and help us in this unique fundraising effort to make a difference to thousands of lives!

Admission (includes dinner; skate rentals extra)
Students with ID – $10
Kids (Age 16 and under) – $10
Adults – $15

Early bird discount – $12

Buy tickets at https://secure.aidindia.org/pages/events/boi_pittsburgh

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Ice Skating – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Dinner – 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
**Only cash will be accepted for skate rental and tickets at the door.

All proceeds from this event will directly benefit development projects in India, undertaken by AID Pittsburgh, related to education, healthcare, agriculture, and women’s rights.

For questions, please contact aidpittsburgh@gmail.com.