Events

August Wilson African-American Cultural Center: Summer Youth Writers Camp

11/14/2020 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Youth Writers Camp curriculum addresses social justice issues during this current time while maintaining August Wilson's literary legacy as a core objective. Youth Writers Camp focuses on creating a poetic monologue in the style and themes ... Read More

URA Regular Board Meeting

11/12/2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

The URA's next Regular Board Meeting will take place Thursday, November 12, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. Out of concern for the health and wellness of the public, the Board Members, and employees, this meeting will be call-in and web-based only ... Read More

August Wilson African American Culture Center: Dominic Chambers: Like the Shapes of Clouds on Water| Artist Talk

11/10/2020 - 6:00pm

Join artists Dominic Chambers and Shikeith for a conversation about creating work that centers Black interior life, cultural memory, and joy. Shikeith is a conceptual artist working in installation, sculpture, photography, and film. His ... Read More

Clean Slate and Expungement Clinic

11/10/2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Learn about the process of clearing your criminal record. About This webinar will share information on the expungement and pardon process in Pennsylvania. Professors Tracey McCants Lewis and Barbara Griffin of the Civil ... Read More

Selling Online & eCommerce Store Setup

11/05/2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

This webinar will run through the best practices for setting up an eCommerce store via Shopify. The content covered in this webinar will be applicable to other website platforms, so it's still relevant if you’re not using Shopify. Topics ... Read More

August Wilson African American Cultural Center Lit Fridays

10/30/2020 - 6:30pm

Bernardine Evaristo is the author of the 2019 Booker Prize-winning novel Girl, Woman, Other. Her numerous other works span the genres of fiction, verse fiction, short fiction, poetry, essays, literary criticism, and radio and theatre ... Read More

Understanding the Black Family and Mass Incarceration

10/29/2020 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Participants will be involved in a University of Pittsburgh class taught by Professor Erv Dyer that will be focused on understanding the Black Family and Mass Incarceration. If you would like to attend, please reach out by ... Read More

Clean Slate and Expungement Clinic

10/27/2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Learn about the process of clearing your criminal record. About This webinar will share information on the expungement and pardon process in Pennsylvania. Professors Tracey McCants Lewis and Barbara Griffin of the Civil ... Read More

Sunday Funday Silent Party at SAVOY

10/25/2020 - 7:00pm

Enjoy Hostess @cakebossx, along with Savoy for a fun-filled enjoyable night. About this Event All are encouraged all to wear their Halloween costume! The winner wins a prize  There will be three (3) DJ’s there! •DJ RUE ... Read More

Black Women Moving From Trauma to Transcendence: A Virtual Community Conversation

10/24/2020 - 10:00am

Trauma has been a fixture in the lives of Black women since our enslavement. Recognizing, acknowledging, and understanding the impact of that trauma is essential to our well-being. This two-part presentation and discussion focus on ... Read More