Taking Back Our Human Rights

Actions Panel

Taking Back Our Human Rights

A community coalition convenes this event to critically examine the state of human rights in Black Communities in Southwestern PA

When and where

Date and time


Obama Academy 6-12 515 North Highland Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Map and directions

How to get there

About this event

We welcome members of Black communities from across Southwestern Pennsylvania to join this conversation to develop solutions advancing human rights for People of African Descent in Pittsburgh. We’ll build a plan of action for this region and its future that prioritizes the concerns of Black people. For more information and registration link see: pghrights.org

Schedule of Events

  • 11:15a | Registration & Networking Lunch
  • 12:00p | Introductions & Charge
  • 12:15p | Working Group Sessions
  • 01:45p | Reconvening

Planning Coalition

  • Pittsburgh Human Rights City Alliance
  • 1Hood Media
  • Alliance for Police Accountability
  • Black Women's Policy Center
  • Center for Family Excellence
  • The Global Switchboard and All for All
  • Gwen’s Girls and the Black Girls Equity Alliance
  • Hill District Consensus Group
  • New Voices for Reproductive Justice
  • Penn Plaza Support and Action Coalition
  • Pittsburgh Black Equity Coalition
  • Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations
  • Pittsburgh Public Schools, Equity
  • Pitt Schools of Health Sciences Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • University Human Rights Working Group
  • UrbanKind Institute
  • West End POWER