Race and Employment - July 11
Race, Unemployment, and Poverty in Pittsburgh
WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2017
8:00am - 5:00 pm in 2017 Cathedral of Learning
Speakers will be from the Pittsburgh Black Elected Officials Coalition:
Jake Wheatley, Pennsylvania State Representative
Ed Gainey, Pennsylvania State Representative
DeWitt Walton, Allegheny County Councilman
Rev. Ricky Burgess, Pittsburgh Councilman
Daniel Lavelle, Pittsburgh Councilman
Full event information is available here.
8:00 am Registration and Hot Breakfast
8:15 am Photographs of Principals
8:50 am Dean Davis, Welcoming Remarks & Introductions
9:10 am Individual Talk Topics
- PA State Rep. Ed Gainey Business & Organization
- PA State Rep. Jake Wheatley Education & Family Outcomes
- County Councilman De Witt Walton Employment/ Workforce Development
- Councilman Rev. Rev. Ricky Burgess Affordable Housing
- Councilman Daniel Lavelle Public Safety
10:10 am Short Break
10:20 am Roundtable Discussion
10:45 am Q & A with audience.
11:30 am Sandwich lunch available in 2001
12:15 pm Afternoon session
Five different discussion groups; participants will register for a discussion group based on above list of topics ahead of time.
Discuss, brainstorm ideas and make recommendations for solving problems identified in talks. Identify spokesperson for each discussion group to present ideas to larger group.
1:45 pm Break: snack, tea, coffee, soda available in 2001
2:00 pm Five Group Spokespersons on Recommendations for Next Steps
2:50 pm Dean’s closing remarks
3:00 pm Adjourn
Seating is limited. REGISTER NOW
For information about other 2018 Summer Institutes, please visit: http://crsp.pitt.edu/service/summer-institutes.