SAR19: Overview of Workshops

Workshop Descriptions Here

Session  Block I: 9:30 am-11:30 am


Title Location Who’s It For?
Racism and Mental Health Long Hall 216

 

Everyone
Cut Through The Noise: Be an Engaged Citizen (or Candidate)

 

Long Hall 104 Everyone
Understanding Privilege and Oppression Kadel Dining Room (Main)

 

Everyone and especially people who have not previously studied structural causes for oppressive systems like racism

 

Stereotyping Our Schools: Public vs. Private Education

 

Long Hall 203

 

Youth
Confronting the Racist Legacies of U.S. Housing Policy and Finding Real Solutions to the Affordable Housing Crisis

 

McNaugher Lounge

 

Everyone
Pittsburgh Against Discrimination: No Limits for Women

 

Long Hall 205

 

Everyone

 

Compassionate Conversations in Troubling Times

 

Long Hall 207

 

Everyone
Ending the School to Prison Pipeline with Community Schools: Lift us Up! Don’t Push Us Out!!

 

Small Dining Room

 

Everyone
An examination of Racism through the lens of Black Steelworkers: Their “Struggles in Steel”

 

Long Hall 204

 

Everyone
Beyond Black and White: building a multiracial anti-racist movement

 

Basfield Dining Room

 

Everyone
Let’s Get Free: Women and Trans Prisoner Defense

 

Shak Everyone
The Church on Sunday The Most Segregated Time

 

Long Hall 207 Everyone

 

 

 


Community Resource Tables & Vending: 11:30am – 1:50pm

John Knox Room

Some tables may be open all day


Lunch Session Block I: 11:35am – 12:10pm


Title Location Who’s It For?
Health Inequities: We know they exist, let’s prove it Long Hall 210 Everyone

Lunch Session Block II: 12:15pm – 1:00pm


Title Location Who’s It For?
Reflections on Resistance: Embracing African American Civil Rights Historical Sites Long Hall 215 Everyone

Lunch Session Block III: 1:05pm– 1:50pm


Title Location Who’s It For?
Cinema Justice Soup Screening and Discussion Long Hall 216 Everyone

Session Block II: 2:00pm – 4:00 pm


Title Location Who’s It For?
The Arts in Activism Movements throughout History, Interactive Workshop

 

Long Hall 210

 

Everyone

 

Naming Our Unfinished Business and Growing Our Capacity for Compassion

 

Shak

 

Everyone
Refugees Welcome: Fighting Racism and Embracing Diversity

 

McNaugher Lounge

 

Everyone
Building a Local Movement for Human Rights and Racial Justice

 

Long Hall 215

 

Everyone
Neither Black or White, But Asian American

 

Long Hall 204

 

Everyone
Her Time to Shyne: The Impact of Hip Hop on Black Women

 

Long Hall 205

 

Women of color and youth
Don’t Just Stand There: Strategies to Be an Effective Ally

 

Kadel Dining Room

 

Interactive workshop for everyone

Pittsburgh Raising every Kid; Economic and Racial Justice in Early Childhood

 

Basfield Dining Room

 

Everyone
Restorative                             Practices:  Fostering Healthy Relationships & Promoting Positive School Discipline in Schools

 

Small Dining Room Everyone
 Personal vs. Professional: It’s the same damn thing! Long Hall 216 Everyone
The Joint Battle against white supremacy and racism: Black Lives Matter and Palestinian Liberation Movement Long Hall 104 Everyone
Why Black Lives Don’t Matter or How Slavery Created a Nation of Sociopaths Long Hall 210 Youth 15 years and up and adults