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United Pittsburgh Public Speaker Series Schedule and Topics

Prominent speakers will discuss Pittsburgh's most pressing challenges--and meaningful solutions--in a series of public presentations to students and community residents alike. These community forums are open to the public and are free of charge.

All presentations will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be held on the Duquesne University campus in College Hall, Room 104, unless otherwise noted. NO PRESENTATION on March 4, 2019 due to Spring break

DATE TOPIC SPEAKER
Feb. 4* Who is my neighbor? Rabbi James Gibson, Temple Sinai
Feb. 11 How did we get here? Samuel W. Black, Heinz History Center
Feb. 18 How NOT to fix things. Mindy Fullilove, MD, The New School
Feb. 25 How can we heal our community Majestic Lane, City of Pgh
March 11 What does belonging look like? Tyian Battle, ACH Clear Pathways
March 18 What is the difference between charity and equity? Grant Oliphant, Heinz Endowments
March 25 What is my worth? LaKeisha Wolf, Ujamaa Collective
April 1 How to work together. TBD
April 8 Where does the buck stop? TBD
April 15* What can universities contribute to a United Pittsburgh?

Ken Gormley. J.D., Duquesne University

Suzanne Mellon, Ph.D., Carlow University

 
 

*Presentation held at the Hill House Association's Kaufmann Center, 1825 Centre Ave, Pgh 15219
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