Community Café

Casual coffee with community leaders


A casual coffee (or tea) with local leaders

Join us each week for a discussion with our community's changemakers. 
Thursdays from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. in the Cathedral of Learning, floor 35. 

Spring 2019

Jan. 17
Workshop: Let's explore YOUR community ideas

Jan. 24  
Producing Purposeful Events
with Dorie Taylor, Culture Connector and Event Producer at Taylor Made, LLC

Jan. 31 
Use your research for good: A how-to + FAQ

with ACT community-based research fellowship alumni, faculty mentors, and community nonprofit partners 

Feb. 7
Poverty: What can normal people do to help?

with Waverly Duck, Pitt Associate Professor of Sociology

Feb. 14 - TBD 

Feb. 21
Using faith as a force for good 

with Wasi Mohamed, honors alum and Executive Director, Islamic Center of Pittsburgh

Feb. 28
Philanthropy for all: why you should be a philanthropist, too

with Chalis Henderson of Philanthropy LLC and Jay Emiola, Program Manager at Pitt's Office of Interfaith Dialogue and Engagement 

March 7
Claiming our feminisms 

with anupama jain, Executive Director, Pittsburgh Gender Equity Commission, Office of the Mayor

March 14 - No Community Cafe (spring break) 

March 21
Strengthen your community with sustainability 

with Jim Price, Sustainable Community Manager at Sustainable Pittsburgh

March 28
Tech for action: the new tools of social change

with Kimberly "Dr. Goddess" Ellis, Hill District native, blogger, national speaker, and Black Twitter expert

April 4 
Why yes, you can build lasting legacies as a student 

with students & alumni who have built 4 years of lasting community partnerships in the Hill District

April 11
Intersecting crises: Substance abuse + mental health

with Jessica Burke of the School of Public Health