Justice Opportunities

Summit Against Racism on Jan 20

Posted on Jan 18, 2018 in Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

Summit Against Racism on Jan 20

The Summit Against Racism, a multicultural initiative of the Black & White Reunion, is an opportunity to learn more about racism, and a forum for healing trauma, building community, and inspiring action. The 2018 event will be the 20th gathering, held annually following Jonny Gammage’s 1995 death during a traffic stop. There will be many members and friends of the church going as presenters and as attendees. Here are a few of the workshops being offered: Join the Coalition for Racial Justice in Media Presenters: Khalid Raheem, Shanon Williams, Dr. Letrell Crittenden, Mila...

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Serve a Shelter Meal!

Posted on Jan 14, 2018 in Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

Serve a Shelter Meal!

As one of the founding congregations of Northside Common Ministries, we continue to support their important work of serving those most in need in our community. Volunteers from Allegheny provide a meal for the 30 men staying at the Pleasant Valley Men’s Shelter on the 3rd Thursday of every month.  Here are the dates for 2018: Thursday, January 18 Thursday, February 15 Thursday, March 15 Thursday, April 19 Thursday, May 17 Thursday, June 21 Thursday, July 19 Thursday, August 16 Thursday, September 20 Thursday, October 18 Thursday, November 15 Thursday, December 20 The Pleasant Valley...

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Sept 23: We’re Glad You’re Our Neighbor Picnic

Posted on Aug 13, 2017 in Feature Stories, Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

Sept 23: We’re Glad You’re Our Neighbor Picnic

Through food, conversation, and entertainment, we hope to foster deeper understanding and appreciation for our uniqueness and similarities and draw people into closer relationship.

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100 Days of Action

Posted on Jan 18, 2017 in Feature Stories, From Rev. Dave, Justice Opportunities

100 Days of Action

  On Martin Luther King Sunday, we gathered to celebrate Rev. Dr. King’s legacy and commit to live it out! We reflected on the social concerns that occupy our thoughts and touch our hearts. Then we focused on what we can and shall do during the first 100 days of the impending new presidency. We wrote down what we would do over the next 100 days to make our homes, our neighborhoods, our nation, and our world a better place. We placed these commitments in envelopes to be sent to us in the middle of those 100 days as a reminder. Or as a reason to celebrate our actions. Or an...

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Film Screening of The Mask You Live In

Posted on Jan 15, 2016 in Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

Film Screening of The Mask You Live In

The Mask You Live In follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity.

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18th Annual Summit Against Racism

Posted on Jan 14, 2016 in Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

18th Annual Summit Against Racism

A great way to start Thirty Days of Love! The 18th Annual Summit Against Racism, hosted this year by the Metro-Urban Institute and the Black and White Reunion at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, will provide a forum for discussion about the current state of race relations in the U.S., what we have learned so far, and pathways to deeper understanding, healing, and social action. Mark your calendar for Saturday Jan 23 from 8am until 5pm. UUs have been a regular presence at this gathering and we hope we’ll have a strong turnout again this year. Regular registration is $25/person. You can...

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