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Universal Human Rights T. Rashad Byrdsong President and CEO CEA, Inc. 8/17/10 I. Introductory Remark I am honored to stand before you and share my thoughts because I know that that a major goal of Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has been the promotion of respect for human rights. CAIR understands that the promotion of human rights combats bigotry and discrimination, deter aggression, uphold the rule of law, secure the peace, strengthen democracy, and prevent...
PUBLIC HEARING ON OUR PETITION ON POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY HAS BEEN GRANTED!!! PUBLIC HEARING DATE: MONDAY, JUNE 7, 2010 1:30 P.M. Location: City of Pittsburgh Council Chambers 510 City-County Building Pittsburgh, PA 15219 IT IS IMPORTANT THAT WE COME OUT AND DEMONSTRATE OUR DESIRE TO SEE CHANGE IN REGARDS TO THE CITY OF PITTSBURGH POLICE AND OTHERS BEING HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR ACTIONS AGAINST THE CITIZENS OF THE CITY OF PITTSBURGH. Community Empowerment Association and...
IN RESPONSE TO THE SECOND PRESS RELEASE SENT BY COUNTY CONTROLLER’S OFFICE Community Empowerment Association thanks The Department of Human Services and The Office of Children Youth and Families for the technical assistance provided which has enhanced our understanding of compliance regulations, policies and recent changes to financial reporting standards, which our organization was unaware of. An Audit is looked upon by CEA as positive, “In an evolving organization such as ours,...
Get the Flyer T. Rashad Byrdsong, CEA president and CEO Community Empowerment Association, Inc. 400 North Lexington Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15208 March 23, 2009 Youth and young adult violence is currently among the biggest threats in Pittsburgh's neighborhoods. Pittsburgh’s murder rates in 2008 have surpassed previous 3 years' statistics. Among the victims 88.3% were African Americans. The homicide victims were primarily male (85%) and over...
A public hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 9:00 am in Pittsburgh City Council Chambers relative to the Performance Audit of the Equal Opportunity Review Commission to ensure that the recommendations outlined in said Audit are adhered to guarantee that the Minority Business Enterprise and Women’s Business Enterprise (MBE/WBE) procurement process is in compliance with City Code and that minority businesses get a “fair shot” at contractual opportunities in the City of...