Coalition invites community participation to envision a better future for Black Pittsburghers

Amid continued reports that Pittsburgh fosters poor quality of life outcomes for Black residents, a wide-ranging coalition of organizations will co...

November 18, 2022
1:36 AM

Amid continued reports that Pittsburgh fosters poor quality of life outcomes for Black residents, a wide-ranging coalition of organizations will convene a public working session this weekend to 'critically examine' the state of human rights in Black communities in southwestern Pennsylvania. On Saturday at Obama Academy in East Liberty, Black people in Pittsburgh and neighboring communities are invited to participate in Taking Back Our Human Rights: Shaping Black Pittsburgh's appeal to the world, an event at which organizers say they will begin creating 'a bold vision and plan of action for this region and its future, prioritizing the concerns of Black people.

Jordana Rosenfeld