International Council
Thursday, 27 June 2013 12:41

"How to Get Arrested? Stand There"

A journalist and a schoolteacher are arrested outside of the Community Empowerment Assocation building on Kelly Street while exchanging business cards during an Urban Agenda meeting held at CEA's Arts, Culture & Training Center. Read the full Article from Homewood Nation here. Hear the Story from Roassano Stewart Hear the Story from witness Jerome Jackson At minute 4:10 Rashad begins speaking on this...
Published in Community Organizing
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 19:47

Black Family Reunion 2013

Black Family Reunion 2013
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...
Published in Events
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 17:00

Day of Black Male Solidarity 2012

Day of Black Male Solidarity 2012
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
May 30th - June 2nd, 2013 | Cleveland State University, Ohio. "Community activists from around the country will meet in Cleveland this spring to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Nation's First Gang Summit..." Read more about the event from The Plain Dealer. Rashad talks about National Gang Conference in Cleveland
Community groups from across the country attend first day of nnational summit to stop urban...
In early spring of 2013, the Leadership & Sustainability Institute for Black Male Achievement - "a national membership network that seeke to ensure the growth, sustainability, and impact of leaders and organizations across public, privates & nonprofit sectors committed to improving the life outcomes of black men & boys through systemic change" - recognizes leaders across the country who "have shown tangible results in improving the life outcomes of black men & boys and who also have the passion...
Published in Blog