Pittsburgh's Human Rights City Alliance Activities 2015
- Summit Against Racism 2015 Workshop-- Setting the Agenda for 2015: End stop and frisk, affordable housing, and living wages for all men and women!
- "Inequality in the Land of Plenty" Community Forum: Making Work Pay for Pitt Workers --Thurs. Feb. 26, 2015 5PM-7PM City Council President Bruce Kraus, University of Pittsburgh Cleaners, Security Guards, and Fast Food Workers for a discussion on the need to raise wages for workers in the fastest growing sector. Learn how to take a stand to positively impact your economy, your university, your communities, and your future! University of Pittsburgh O'Hara Student Center.
- April 15 to May 1st Days of Action for Human Rights--Click here for the full calendar of events
- Video report on Pittsburgh's Fight for Fifteen Action. Pittsburgh activist groups coming together for workers rights and rights for Mother Earth. **Union Edge Radio Podcast**: Guests Ashone Osborne of Fight for 15 and Molly Nichols of Pittsburghers for Public Transit talk about the impact of last weeks Fight for 15 Rallies across the country
- June --Making the Global Local: Human Rights Cities Workshop June 22-23, University of Pittsburgh. Conference Summary Report
- ===Monday October 12, 7:00 PM--Indigenous Peoples Day & Global-Local Struggles for Human Rights and Dignity===
**On the Origins of Indigenous Peoples Day**
Pittsburgh's Human Rights City Alliance Activities 2013-2014
- Human Rights Day Rally, December 10, 2013 at the City-County Building
Speakers at this rally were asked to identify key policy changes and goals that will help advance human rights in particular areas. Speakers from the following groups highlighted key human rights issues they address:
Marcellus Protest, Just Harvest, Great Public Schools Pittsburgh, One Pittsburgh- UPMC Worker Rights Campaign, Delta Foundation, Pittsburghers for Public Transit, Immigrant rights: We need to press public officials to make good on Peduto's promise to make Pittsburgh a "Welcoming City" for immigrants. All human beings are guaranteed human rights-- regardless of which side of a border they are on!
Summit Against Racism, January 25, 2014. Read the blog by Curt Conrad, a student in University of Pittsburgh's Civil Action Movement (CAM)
Organizing and Strategy meeting, February 2014-- Envisioning a human rights city and framing our strategy for building one.
International Mother Earth Day Celebration 2014--This was a powerful event that highlighted the need to address racial and economic inequities in order to protect the environment. Speakers included Miguel Sague, Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center, La'Tasha Mayes, New Voices Pittsburgh: Women of Color for Reproductive Justice, Fred Brown, Kingsley Association and Larimer Green Team, and CAPA student Jordan Schultz-McArdie. Read the Report.
- Pittsburgh's Human Rights Days of Action Events December 2014
- 2014 Pittsburgh City Council Recognizes Indigenous Peoples Day-Oct. 12 Pittsburgh Activists Present Human Rights City Action Plan ([:file:Human_Rights%_City_Action_Plan.pdf Human Rights City Action Plan PDF Version])
- 2014 Human Rights Day Rally: Pittsburgh calls for Racial and Economic Justice
- Deliberative forum: How can we build a human rights city? Priorities and actions for 2015
- Police Reform
- LGBT Rights/Anti-discrimination
2013-early 2014 notes on Human Rights Action Plan for Pittsburgh