Pre-Summit Town Hall


Join us for a Pre-Summit Town Hall in partnership with the Union Project

Tuesday, January 17 at Union Project,

801 N. Negley Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Doors 5:30 p.m.

Program 6-8:30 p.m.

Engage in an interactive facilitated dialogue with invited elected officials on this year’s Summit theme,”Polarization to Cooperation: HOW Do We Get There?”

This event is co-moderated by Brittany McGraw, weekend anchor for WPXI and Summit Coordinator, Mary C. Parker.

Light snacks provided. Free and Open to the Public.  RSVP Requested.

RSVP here:

Sign-up to Volunteer here:

We are seeking the following volunteer roles:
Set-up | Registration | Table Facilitation | Clean up
Volunteer Orientation, Friday, January 13, 6-8 p.m. at
The Union Project 801 N. Negley Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15201

For more information contact

Confirmed Attendees listed in no particular order:

  • Majestic Lane, Deputy Chief, Neighborhood Empowerment, City of Pittsburgh (on behalf of Mayor Peduto’s Office)
  • Austin Davis, Representative for Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald
  • Representative Jake Wheatley,  PA House of Representatives
  • Representative Ed Gainey, PA House of Representatives
  • Council President Bruce Kraus, Pittsburgh City Council
  • Daniel Lavelle, Pittsburgh City Council
  • Scott Schubert, Acting Chief of Police, Pittsburgh Police
  • Lorraine Petrosky, Chair, Westmoreland County Democratic Party
  • Jim Roddey, Former Allegheny County Executive
  • Joann Duvall Flynn, President, Washington County NAACP
  •  Dean Larry Davis, Center for Race and Social Problems, University of Pittsburgh
  • Marita Garrett, Vice President, Wilkinsburg Borough Council
  • Mayor John Thompson, Mayor, Borough of Wilkinsburg
  • Dewitt Walton, Allegheny County Council
  • Coleman McDonough, Superintendent, Allegheny County Police
  • Rebecca Haywood, Appellate Chief, representing U.S, Attorney W. PA
  • Khadija Diggs, Deputy Director, Governor’s SW Regional Office