Events Archive

Providing New Opportunities or Reinforcing Old Stereotypes:  Perceptions and Experiences of Single-sex Public Education
April 22, 2013
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Assistant Professor Sara Goodkind and her students present their work Read more
Career Development Workshop Series: Evaluating and Negotiating Offers
April 19, 2013
12:00pm - 1:00pm
The ability to effectively evaluate multiple job offers and negotiate the many aspects of compensation is often new territory for social workers. Read more
Lecture: “Perspectives on Poverty”
April 18, 2013
12:00pm - 1:30pm
“Perspectives on Poverty” Lecture with Vic Papale, SW PA Food Security Partnership (retired) Read more
Poverty in Our Backyard: UPMC, Workers, and Middle Class Jobs in Pittsburgh's 'Eds & Meds' Economy
April 17, 2013
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Part of the TEACH-IN on Poverty, Inequality and Hunger. Poverty in Our Backyard: UPMC, Workers, and Middle Class Jobs in Pittsburgh's 'Eds & Meds' Economy. Labor campaigns for fair wages – with SEIU and UPMC, Pitt and other workers. Read more
Career Development Workshop Series: Evaluating and Negotiating Offers
April 17, 2013
5:00pm - 6:00pm
The ability to effectively evaluate multiple job offers and negotiate the many aspects of compensation is often new territory for social workers. Read more
Locked In: Refugee Warehousing
April 17, 2013
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Part of the TEACH-IN on Poverty, Inequality and Hunger. Locked In: Refugee Warehousing - A Global Perspective on Poverty. Read more
The New Economy Movement
April 16, 2013
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Part of the TEACH-IN on Poverty, Inequality and Hunger. The New Economy Movement with the Thomas Merton Center. How can we support a more equitable economy? Read more
CRSP Speaker Series: “Is Black Music Criminal?”
April 16, 2013
12:00pm - 1:30pm
“Is Black Music Criminal?” Gerald Early, Professor, Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters, Department of English, Washington University in St. Louis Read more
Film: “What’s the Economy For, Anyway?”
April 15, 2013
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Part of the TEACH-IN on Poverty, Inequality and Hunger “What’s the Economy For, Anyway?” Film and discussion. Powerful video on the purpose of our economy. Read more
Film: “The 51st State: America’s Working Poor”
April 12, 2013
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Part of the TEACH-IN on Poverty, Inequality and Hunger “The 51st State: America’s Working Poor” 12–1:30 pm Film and discussion about 75% of those who are poor…but working Read more
Protecting SNAP: The nation's first defense against hunger
April 11, 2013
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Part of the TEACH-IN on Poverty, Inequality and Hunger Protecting SNAP: The nation's first defense against hunger 12–1:30 pm with Just Harvest & students Read more
WPU Tabling on Events and Poverty & Food Insecurity Exercises
April 11, 2013
(All day)
Part of the TEACH-IN on Poverty, Inequality and Hunger You can participate in our simulated learning experiences – Food Insecurity Challenge or Estimating the Poverty Line (Economics & Social Work class) Read more
Minimum Wage Forum
April 10, 2013
5:00pm - 6:30pm
HARD WORK DESERVES FAIR PAY! If Minimum Wage kept pace with the rise in executive salaries since 1990, America’s poorest paid workers would be making more than $23/hour. Read more
Documentary: “A Place at the Table”
April 10, 2013
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Part of the TEACH-IN on Poverty, Inequality and Hunger “A Place at the Table” – new documentary film. 12–2 pm Hosted with Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank , Pitt’s partners for Partnership For Food on our Campus Read more
Project Presentations by the Geriatric Fellows in the Hartford Partnership Program for Aging Education
April 10, 2013
8:30am
8:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 10, 2013, Social Work Conference Center Room 2017 Cathedral of Learning R.S.V.P by April 9, 2013 to Dr. Ray Engel rengel@pitt.edu Read more