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Saturday, November 16th, 2013 11am - 3pm 7120 Kelly Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208 Enjoy an afternoon of brunch, tea & networking while also learning about Medicinal Oils, Custom Formulated Health Supplements, Healing Herbs & Essential Oils, Holistic Approach to Healthy Living, and Eating Healthy. Sponsored By Sisters of Community Empowerment Association and The Muslim Women's Association of Pittsburgh R.S.V.P. Amargie Davis at (412) 371 - 3689 ext....
Community Empowerment Association and the Pittsburgh's NAACP is sponsoring a back to school supply drive. We are asking for your charitable donations for children who are at an economic disadvantage. The most precious assets we have are our children; let's invest in them to insure in their social, educational and civic development. Thank you - in...
Once again gun violence has permeated the media airways of America and throughout the world with the recent killing of innocent children in Connecticut. Hundreds of children throughout the country each year have died senselessly by gun violence - Columbine, Virginia Tech, Colorado as well as in the many urban centers of America. A reoccurring theme is that the perpetrator shows signs of mental illness. Yet those of moral conscious refuse to acknowledge that we have to address...
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...
Violence is a byproduct of a much more deeply seeded mental disorientation in the Black community. We have to begin to better understand our conditions and the historical trauma that continues to play itself out in our day to day personal relationships. We also need a better understanding of how day to day life occurrences impact our physical, mental, and emotional well being. It is only then, that we can begin to address and eradicate these issues. Announcing a Call to Action Town Hall...
A Call To Action Town Hall Meeting on Educating Black Children Announcing a Call to Action for a Town Hall Meeting on Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 11am at The Pgh Obama School, 129 Denniston St, Pgh PA 15206 to discuss the “Culture of Silence” and “Who’s Educating Our Children” “As many/most Black Children in American schools are failing academically, the only way to successfully educate theme is with the support and actions of their parents, families and communities....
April 9th through May 9th of 2007, Community Empower Association held a series of Community Forums in neighborhoods around the Greater Pittsburgh Area. These neighborhoods included: Crawford Village, McKeesport Homewood North Wilkinsburg Hawkins Village, Rankin Harrison Village, McKeesport Lincoln These community forums were designed to give residents of the communities a platform to address their concerns, such as Children's...
Posted March 27, 2012 by Tom Zeller Jr. of The Huffington Post "When Rashad Byrdsong looks out at the grim tableau of multigenerational black poverty that afflicts his native Pittsburgh, he doesn't see an economic problem. Rather, Byrdsong -- the founder of Community Empowerment Association, Inc., a nonprofit community development organization serving some of the tougher neighborhoods of eastern Pittsburgh -- sees a threat to public health. From street violence, single motherhood and...
Sister 2 Sister Presents Black Butterflies CEA's Community Wellness Initiative is a holistic therapeutic program to support the wellness of children, adults and families in comfortable and natural community settings. The goal of this culturally specific initiative is to foster an environment of empowerment for youth and their families to determine and advocate for their needs, improve their health and pursue their aspirations. In an effort to provide more comprehensive services CEA's Community...
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