Announcements

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A coalition of activists from the Thomas Merton Center and several different social and political advocacy groups in town are meeting in Oakland on August 25, at 10:30 a.m., for a rally in Schenley Plaza.

The organizers understand the U.S. is not technically “at war” with another country right now, a march such as ours is more necessary than ever. The US military budget now stands at $700 billion, which amounts to 54% of all discretionary spending. It is at its highest since 1945 in constant dollars, exceeding military spending during the Cold War and the Korean and Vietnam wars.

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Palestinian-American Sam Bahour
from Youngstown, Ohio who lives and works from Ground Zero in Palestine will discuss the current conditions living under Israeli occupation.

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Educators and librarians are invited to our fall 2018 book discussion on October 19th. The book for discussion is An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine. We will begin with a complementary dinner at 5 PM and the book discussion at 6 PM in the Greensburg Room of the Administration Building. Twenty free copies are available. Dr. Rachel Sternfeld, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Indiana University of Pennsylvania will lead the discussion.

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The highly acclaimed Chicago-based blogger and community organizer, Hoda Katebi, is coming to Pittsburgh to speak on internalized white supremacy, self-expression in the current political climate, and being Muslim in America.

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Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit unmasks the powerful organizations and individuals behind a surging demonization of Muslims in America.

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Qatar Foundation is hosting a fully-funded trip to Qatar and Oman from Dec. 23-January 3. ! The application is due June 22, 2018 (or when they get a good cohort of teachers, whichever comes first.) They will take 15 teachers, who are full-time K-12 teachers, teach at a public or public charter school in the U.S., and can demonstrate that you will use what you learn in the classroom.

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The public is invited to ICP's annual outreach event Humanity during the sacred month of Ramadan, when ICP invites it’s friends and neighbors of all faiths to celebrate and honor members of the Pittsburgh who embody the change we want to see through their compassion and inspirational vision benefiting our city of Pittsburgh. The program will begin at 7:00 PM with dinner to follow at 9:00 PM

The guest speaker for the event is Professor Younus Mirza, Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies at Allegheny College.

2018 Honoree are:

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You are invited to join Muslims in breaking their fast under the stars on the University of Pittsburgh lawn. Dinner served for all at no cost starting at 8 PM. Sponsored by Peace Islands Institute, Turkish Cultural Center and the University of Pittsburgh Muslim Student Association. Dinners will served on May 18 - 20, 2018

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Pittsburgh's Potluck for Palestine in the Steel City, comes together to share food, art, history and stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters occupied and oppressed here and around the world. From Pittsburgh to Gaza, Baltimore to the West Bank, the group seeks to build community and amplify the suppressed voices of those suffering from police brutality, discriminatory legislation, and institutionalized execution.

Rain or shine at 4 PM on the corner of Forbes and Bigelow under the tent at Schenley Plaza.

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Join CAIR-Cleveland's 16th Annual Civil Rights Banquet and Benefit "Living Our Faith, Defending Freedom." Featured speakers include Imam Suhaib Webb, Snap Chat Imam & Founder of SWISS; Roulla Allouch, Esq., CAIR National Board Chair; Edward Mitchell, Esq., CAIR-Georgia Executive Director; Hassan Shibly, Esq., CAIR-Florida Chief Executive Director; Preacher Moss, All-Star Comedian & Educator.

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