North Allegheny (NA) for Change, in partnership with the University of Pittsburgh and the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, invites local high school and early college students to their first-ever Pittsburgh Youth Changemakers Conference.
The conference—a two-day transformative experience filled with dynamic workshops, inspiring speakers, and a network of like-minded visionaries ready to make a difference in Pittsburgh—will welcome Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey for a keynote address.
The Pittsburgh Youth Changemakers Conference will also feature the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh’s highly-anticipated annual State of Black Pittsburgh event, which highlights challenges and accomplishments in the work of enabling African Americans in Southwestern Pennsylvania to achieve economic self-reliance, parity, power, and civil rights.
The State of Black Pittsburgh is open to all individuals.
Thursday, June 29 – Friday, June 30 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
University of Pittsburgh, Alumni Hall
4227 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Thursday, June 29 | 5 – 8 p.m.
Find the conference schedule on the online registration form.
Please direct all questions to the conference team at email@example.com.
View the event flyer to learn more.
The State of Black Pittsburgh plenary session will be livestreamed by ONE Hood Media.
In the plenary session titled, “Building Peace and Prosperity in Our Neighborhoods,” One Hood Media’s Jasiri X, Urban League President & CEO Carlos T. Carter, and a young adult and victim of gun violence, Manny Townsend, will be joined by Tammy Thompson, Executive Director of Catapult Pittsburgh, to discuss how we can work together toward equity and justice.
Dr. Clyde Pickett from the University of Pittsburgh will serve as the moderator for the discussion.