Nonprofit Board Diversity Intitaive Workshop II

Join us! At this event, Urban Kind will host a dozen nonprofit organizations including their board presidents, and or other long-standing board members alongside the executive director to meet with small groups of members of the Black Environmental Collective who are interested in learning more about that organization. Each organization will have 2, 45 minute sessions to engage potential board members. If you are available and interested. Please click here to register to participate. To ensure that everyone has adequate time…

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Another Night Out w/ The Black Environmental Collective

Another Night Out w/ The Black Environmental Collective  Have fun and networking with folks with interests in environmental, food, climate, and health issues. This is an invitation for you to join us for a follow-up event to our now legendary Night Out event at Arnold's Tea in November. We're doing it again.  Only bigger and better. We're keeping the same band, Artistree, and moving it to a larger venue that will also accommodate other rooms for networking conversations. Click here to…

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Phipps feature: Deepening Roots: Our Growing Connections to the Botanical World

Deepening Roots: Our Growing Connections to the Botanical World At Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens through March 17, an amazing new series of "plant profile" paintings by celebrated local artist Ashley Cecil will capture your imagination and challenge your perceptions of the relationships between people and plants. Thursday, March 7, 2019 5:30 PM, Artist Talk at the Biophilia: Pittsburgh meeting Café Phipps (at the main entrance) 7-9 PM, Closing Reception Phipps’ Welcome Center Gallery (at the main entrance) Attendance is…

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Democratic Vacant Land Processes

In its utopic form, democracy is facilitated through widely dispersed power. Widely dispersed power allows for the fair and equitable negotiation of sometimes conflicting interests. Through negotiation, people are able to find positions of true (rather than coerced) compromise. This form of democracy is only possible through community organizing and engagement. The combination of organizing and engagement is instrumental to democracy’s foundational need for fair and equitable representation. Through our Hill District program, Reclaim Central 2.0, we are attempting to…

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Health Access Community Discussion

Join the Steel Rivers Council of Governments and the Allegheny County Health Department for a talk about health care access in your community. The Steel Rivers COG and ACHD are hosting a discussion about what health care access looks like in your town. Come share your thoughts and experiences about what works and what could be better about going to the doctor. This talk is open and welcome to all. Refreshments will be provided. RSVPs are required. To RSVP, select…

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