International Council
Saturday, 19 June 2010 11:22

Day of Black Male Solidarity 2010

Day of Black Male Solidarity 2010
A yearly meeting and activities among Black men, both youth and adult.

THE GOAL

The Black Male Solidarity Day is an over arching concept designed to develop collective efforts to improve the quality of life within our communities. We expect to produce a new harvest of leadership of men to become mentors to pickup the mantle to lead our youth.

THE CHALLENGE

For Black men to individually and collectively become change agents within their communities. To provide hope for the...
Published in Old Events
A CALL TO ACTION FOR COMMUNITY RESIDENTS, YOUTH, FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS, COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS, PUBLIC OFFICIALS, COMMUNITY ACTIVISTS, MEDIA AND ALL INTERESTED PARTIES TO COME TOGETHER FOR AN EMERGENCY MEETING TO ADDRESS THE RECENT VIOLENCE IN THE MON VALLEY – ESPECIALLY IN THE MCKEESPORT AND DUQUESNE COMMUNITIES!!!!!!! The recent inhumane violence in the Mon Valley neighborhoods McKeesport and Duquesne offer a glimpse of what the summer in Allegheny County may look like if...
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Wednesday, 16 June 2010 14:12

CEA to purchase building from HBRDC

Joined by more than 20 supporters, Community Empowerment Association founder Rashad Byrdsong told the Urban Redevelopment Board their practices were detrimental to the Black community in Homewood. Byrdsong apologized in advance for his comments prior to the start of the June 9 board meeting, then charged the authority had shafted him-mainly because there were no Blacks in high management positions since Mulu Birru left as director. He said Homewood has been ignored to the point where...
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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...
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Sunday, 06 June 2010 17:05

Black Family Reunion 2010

Black Family Reunion 2010
With the mission to build healthy families and communities by way of activation, education and mobilization, the Community Empowerment Association, Inc. (CEA) over the last decade has been tirelessly serving thousands of disadvantaged and minority families throughout the Greater Pittsburgh area. Since 2003, CEA has been sponsoring the Black Family Reunion as an opportunity for Allegheny County residents to come together for two days to celebrate the Black Family. It has been extremely well...
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