Justice Opportunities

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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Building Authentic Diversity Conference

Posted on Jan 7, 2016 in Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

Building Authentic Diversity Conference

To become a truly multicultural faith, we need leaders who can build relationships effectively across difference including ethnicity, class, sexual orientation, gender, and more.

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Interfaith Prayer Service for Charleston AME Church

Posted on Jun 21, 2015 in Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

Interfaith Prayer Service for Charleston AME Church

Join the Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network and others from the community for an Interfaith Prayer and Commitment Service on Tuesday, June 23rd at 7pm at the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. This will be an evening of prayer and a call to end racism and forms of ethnic prejudice, dedicated to the shooting victims of the historic Emmanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina. The Pittsburgh Theological Seminary is located at 616 N Highland Ave in Pittsburgh’s Highland Park/East Liberty neighborhood.   Download...

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Come Out for Pittsburgh’s 2015 Pride Events

Posted on Jun 10, 2015 in Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

Come out to Stand on the Side of Love and express your support for LGBTQ Pride! There’s a lot going on – these are just some of the highlights. Check out some of the links for more. We’ll add events here as we learn of them, submit to <webmaster @ alleghenyuu.org>.   Friday, June 5 – Pittsburgh Latin @LGBTQ Pride   Friday June 12 6-9pm – Intergenerational Balloon Fight – Anderson Pavilion in Schenley Park. FREE   Saturday June 13 7pm – Pride in the Street – Downtown. Now headlined by Nick Jonas 10pm – Roots Pride...

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