Community Organizing
The Eastern regional neighborhood Council. .Town Hall Community Speak-out power series meeting. Black Pittsburgh want social and economic justice for Black People in the city of Pittsburgh. We demand full citizens rights in enjoying the prosperity of Pittsburgh Renaissance. We demand inclusion and equitable participation in all development and economic projects specifically in black neighborhoods and particularly in the city of Pittsburgh We demand equitable distribution of...
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Friday, 07 November 2014 23:12

Pancake Breakfast - TownHall Meeting

Pancake Breakfast - TownHall Meeting
Town Hall "Pancake Breakfast" Meeting 10:00am - 1:00pm at Community Empowerment Associastion 7120 Kelly Street Pittsburgh PA,...
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Friday, 04 October 2013 20:40

Coalition of Urban Affairs

The Coalition on Urban Affairs is a collaborative effort of community residents and organizations dedicated to creating and advancing an urban agenda to re-establish our urban neighborhoods through advocacy and political action. There was a large response at our community meeting on September 18, 2013. See and hear Rashad's speech below. Visit our Facebook page to find the next Community...
Sunday, 10 October 2010 17:00

Emergency Town Hall Meeting - Jeron Grayson

Emergency Town Hall Meeting - Jeron Grayson
AN OPEN APPEAL TO THE COMMUNITY October 20, 2010 CEA and the Peace Alliance Network of Greater Pittsburgh and Allegheny County would like to offer its sincere condolences to the Grayson family and the entire congregation of Wesley Center A.M.E. Zion Church, for the untimely loss of your son, Jeron Grayson. We would like to acknowledge and commemorate Jeron for the man he was becoming, what he had accomplished in giving back to his community, the dreams that he had for the future, and...
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Saturday, 13 December 2008 15:35

Followup Townhall Meeting December 13, 2008

Community Empowerment Association, Inc. 412-371-3689 (Phone) 400 N. Lexington Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15208 T. Rashad Byrdsong Speech Given by T. Rashad Byrdsong, President & CEO at the Follow-up Town Hall Meeting December 13, 2008 (Schenley High School) WHY WE ARE HERE TODAY OUR HOMES ARE ON FIRE!!! OUR COMMUNITIES ARE HEMORRHAGING!! OUR CHILDREN ARE DYING AND THEIR BLOOD IS RUNNING IN THE STREETS!! DAILY, WE ARE WALKING ON THE BLOOD OF OUR CHILDREN!!! REVIEW OF STATS -...
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Emergency Town Hall Meeting - Violence 10-13-2010
Get the Flyer Emergency Town Hall Meeting November 13, 2010 The violence that we are experiencing in our communities today is the product of the social conditions that exist in Black communities across the nation. We have more crime because we have more poverty; we have more unemployment not only because of economic conditions, but also because disparities and lack of opportunities still exist. This problem is going to persist until we have an urban policy that addresses the needs...
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Town Hall Meeting - Mental Health, Where Does the Pain Go?
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...
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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....
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