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Americans with Disabilities Act Signed

July 26 - 11:59 PM
US

Commemorates the 1990 signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a civil rights law that protects against discrimination of American with disabilities. It provides for reasonable accommodation in work situations and standards for accessibility to buildings and public transportation. 

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Career Building Expo

July 26 @ 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
William Pitt Union Assembly Room and Ballroom
Career Building Expo

At the expo, the Office of Human Resources will offer information sessions on:Navigating PittSource (online application system) 12:30pm - 1:15pmCreating an Effective Resume 2:00pm - 2:45pmAcing Your Interview 3:30pm - 4:15pmNavigating PittSource 5:00pm - 5:45pmRepresentatives from the following divisions of the Office of Business and Operations will be present offering details about positions in their workplace: Commercial Real Estate & Property Management; Facilities Management; Housing; Food Service & Panther Central; Human Resources; Integrated Security; Parking, Transportation & Services; Public Safety & Environmental Health and Safety; and University Stores.Join us on July 26 from 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm at the William Pitt Union Assembly Room and Ballroom. Registration is preferred, but not required at: http://pi.tt/careerbuildingexpo.

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Celebrate the Cuban and American Revolutions

July 26 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Park Place Pub, 5719 Bryant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States+ Google Map

On July 26, 1953, a small band of courageous and principled young Cubans stormed the Moncada Barracks in Santiago, Cuba. While it was an unsuccessful attack, it started the movement toward the revolution in Cuba that would change the world for the better. On New Years Day, 1959, Dictator Fulgencio Batista was overthrown. In honor of the freedom fighters at the Moncada Barracks, July 26th has became recognized as the Cuban national holiday of independence, much like our own July 4th Independence Day celebration.To RSVP, contact cubasipgh@gmail.com.Reservations are encouraged.For more information, visit cubasipgh.org, or callJim Ferlo at (412) 363-8683 or Lisa Valanti at (412) 303-1247.PICNIC PATIO PARTYLOCATION: Park Place Pub5719 Bryant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15206DATE/TIME: Wednesday, July 26th5:00 – 8:00 p.m.SUGGESTED DONATION: $10FEATURING: Rowdy BBQ Pulled Pork,Black Beans & Rice, Vegetarian DishesSPECIALS: $2.50 Miller Lite and YuenglingDrafts from 5-7 p.m.GET INVOLVED• Hear report back on recent delegationvisits to Cuba• Receive updates on Cuba policy anddictates from Trump• Support our efforts to lift the blockadeand travel ban• Join our mutual engagement initiativeswith the Cuban people and become amember

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Barbosa Day

July 27 - 11:59 PM
Puerto Rico

Celebrates the 1857 birth of Dr. José Celso Barbosa, an early advocate of statehood and founder of the Republican Party on the Island.

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3rd Annual Job Opportunities Awareness Day

July 28 @ 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Doubletree Hotel - Green Tree, 500 Mansfield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15205 United States+ Google Map
3rd Annual Job Opportunities Awareness Day

Job-seekers wanted. Explore over 20 different employers with vacancies. 

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Butler PFLAG Annual Rainbow Picnic

July 30 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Alameda Park Pavilion #3

Please join us for a day of fun. Open to members and non-members. Family friendlyButler PFLAG Rainbow PicnicJULY 30TH Alameda Park Pavilion #312 PM to 5 PMWe will provide the hamburger, veggie burger, hotdog, buns and the fixing.Please bring a side dish or dessert to share with everyone.

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DreamOn Fest

August 04 - August 05
Market Square | August Wilson Center

15 Musical Acts15 Flavors of Ice Cream1 Amazing CelebrationPittsburgh's only music and ice cream festival is back for its biggest weekend yet! DreamOn Pittsburgh returns with your 4th annual dose of Pittsburgh's best homegrown artistic talent. Get ready for a live weekend of entertainment that celebrates you, the people, and the Pittsburgh community!

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Youth Entrepreneur Scholarship Golf Outing

August 07 @ 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Fox Chapel Golf Club, 426 Fox Chapel Road, Pittsbrugh, PA 15238 United States+ Google Map

Honoring the Legacy of Milton A. Washington On Monday, August 7, 2017, the Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council will host its annual Youth Entrepreneur Scholarship Golf Outing at Fox Chapel Golf Club. This year's Golf Outing will honor the legacy of Milton A. Washington, Founder and CEO of Allegheny Housing Rehabilitation Corporation (AHRCO). Engage in friendly sportsmanship on the greens, while raising funds to support educating and exposing our youth on the benefits of entrepreneurship. The legacy of Milton Washington is as a philanthropist and founder of AHRCO, an East Liberty-based company that provides housing for low-income people throughout the county. Mr. Washington spent his life as a community servant leading initiatives like this Golf Outing. With the support of his family and Honorary Chair, Doris Carson Williams, President and CEO of the African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania, we will honor his legacy and continue the joint mission of Mr. Washington and the Council to deliver positive economic impact by creating sustainable wealth in our communities. Attendees at this year's outing will include representatives from the Region's major corporations and institutions, minority business owners, and regional affinity partners. We invite you to participate in, and sponsor, this year's event. For those new to golf, we are pleased to provide a full-day "Golf Clinic" and "Business on the Greens" seminar led by PGA Professional, Anthony G. Stepney. Participants also have the chance to win exceptional prizes at the silent auction. Please use this form to contribute a prize, and you will be recognized for your generosity. Register Now!

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The Pittsburgh Promise Career Launch

August 10 @ 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Rivers Club, One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States+ Google Map
The Pittsburgh Promise Career Launch

The Promise Career Launch offers the chance to connect with top regional recruiters during peak hiring season. Promise Scholars are invited to join us for this exclusive networking opportunity to get connected to internships and jobs. Register Now!

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African Diversity Awards and Gala 2017

August 10 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Rivers Casino Ballroom, 777 Casino Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States+ Google Map

The Union of African Communities of Southwestern Pennsylvania presents African Diversity Awards and Gala 2017 at the Pittsburgh Rivers Casino. We celebrate individuals and groups who have promoted cultural diversity and inclusions to bring about linkages in the region.

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UACSWPA Diversity Awards

August 10 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Pittsburgh Rivers Casino, 777 Casino Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States+ Google Map
UACSWPA Diversity Awards

 The Union of African Communities of Southwestern Pennsylvania presents African Diversity Awards and Gala 2017 at the Pittsburgh Rivers Casino. We celebrate individuals and groups who have promoted cultural diversity and inclusions to bring about linkages in the region.

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Pittsburgh Irish Festival

September 08 @ 4:00 PM - September 10 @ 5:00 PM
Riverplex at Sandcastle, 1000 Sandcastle Drive, West Homestead, PA 15120 United States+ Google Map
Pittsburgh Irish Festival

The Pittsburgh Irish Festival, Inc. celebrates the Irish experience in America. Our “Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day Festival” has become a springboard for a new cultural awakening of all things Celtic in Western Pennsylvania. The beauty of Irish dance, music, and literature bridges many borders. Our desire is to build upon a strong cultural foundation and expand the wealth of talented artisans, both domestic and foreign, available to our audience. Currently, our Cultural Area presents weavers, Irish historians, lace makers, storytellers, Gaelic symbol drawing, and harp and whistle demonstrations, and along side with our Children’s Area, represents our commitment to providing entertaining and educational interaction for families.

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Pittsburgh Lebanese Festival

September 15 @ 11:00 AM - September 17 @ 6:00 PM
Our Lady of Victory Maronite Catholic Church, 1000 Lindsay Road, Carnegie, PA 15106 United States+ Google Map

 Pittsburgh Lebanese Festival  Our Lady of Victory Maronite Catholic Church September 15 thru 17, 2017 1000 Lindsay Road in Scott Township Authentic Lebanese Cuisine & Culture Kibbee, Grape Leaves, Hummus, Lamb Kabob, Falafel, Tabbouli, Lubia and Rice, Spinach Pies, Roasted Chicken, Schwarma, Fresh Saj Bread, Classic Desserts and much more! Dine in or Order Take-out Online Menu and online ordering at pghlebanesefestival.com Accepting Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express Lebanese Music and Traditional Dancing with Said Akl & Band Saturday Night Friday, September 15 11am to 10pm   Saturday, September 16 11am to 10pm Sunday, September 17 12noon to 6pm Phone: 412. 278. 0841 Our Lady of Victory Maronite Catholic Church http://www.olov.info Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pghlebanesefestival/

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Black, Hispanic MBA Organizations to Host 2017 Conference in Philadelphia

September 26 @ 9:00 AM - September 30 @ 5:00 PM
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Black, Hispanic MBA Organizations to Host 2017 Conference in Philadelphia

Prospanica’s premier gathering of Hispanic business professionals and universities has partnered with the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA). Together, in a new strategic partnership the organizations will co-present their 2017 Annual Conference and Career Exposition themed Power of Performance: Leadership at the Next Level and deliver maximum value to corporate and educational partners.The conference will offer a myriad of opportunities designed to increase access to career in management, educate and build entrepreneurs, sharpen and enhance skills, and help attendees secure jobs.FOR EMPLOYERS:Vibrant Pittsburgh will be convening a planning committee to develop a strategy to promote the region, our region’s Member brands and their job opportunities. If you would like to learn more or join the  planning committee, please sign up here. More detailed information about the conference and sponsorship can be found in the NBMBAA 2017 Partnership Guide.

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2017 Hispanic Heritage Month Gala

September 30 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Westin Convention Center Hotel, 1000 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States+ Google Map
2017 Hispanic Heritage Month Gala

 A benefit Gala for the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation Scholarship Fund.

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Second Annual PittJCS Black Tie Gala: Ghoulish Masquerade

October 13 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Pittsburgh's Grant Hall at the Priory, 614 Pressley St., Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States+ Google Map
Second Annual PittJCS Black Tie Gala: Ghoulish Masquerade

We are proud to announce that Austin Tindle and Monical Rial, both voice actors of the popular anime Tokyo Ghoul, will be joining us for this year’s gala as our guests of honor. Because Friday the 13th will fall in October for the first time in over ten years, PittJCS has decided to hold a horror themed masquerade ball, as is only appropriate for such a unique occasion. It is our hope that guests will join us in themed, formal cosplay or ball attire and dance the night away in the company of our guests of honor.Attendees will be treated to a four course meal at Pittsburgh’s Grand Hall with an optional bar package while watching a bit of Toyko Ghoul themed dinner theater. Throughout the evening, we will be conducting Chinese auction styled drawings and holding judging for those who wish to compete for the award of Best Dressed.

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