Thursday, January 21, 2016

Fwd: Energy Rising! Snow or Shine!

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From: Summit Against Racism #18 <>
Date: Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 3:08 PM
Subject: Energy Rising! Snow or Shine!

Snow or Shine
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 This Summit is everything because of you. Your ideas. Your spirit. Your hearts of justice. All you do for Pittsburgh every day of the year.  WE ARE THRILLED YOU ARE COMING!!

Over 75 people presenting sessions. Over 40 groups sharing resources. Almost 500 people already pre-registered.  Over 25 people on the planning committee. 95% Volunteer Run. Hosted by the Metro Urban Institute at the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. This is gonna be AMAZING.

You are welcome to come at any time of day. Please stay as long or short as you like!


The Pittsburgh Theological Seminary has a parking lot. See the map below. There is a specific parking lot  for people with disabilities between the 9 and the 12 on the map. Download Seminary Map here The elevator is near the 9 coming from the back parking lot

You can also park on the streets around the seminary, please be mindful of the signs posted.


The seminary has WIFI - Open a browser and click accept. If you utilize social media please use #SAR18

Schedule Overview

Read Session Descriptions by Clicking Here

Room Chart

8:00am    Registration – In Rotunda of John Knox Room Breakfast in the Main Dining Room
8:30am – 9:15am  Opening Ceremony in the Main Dining Room
9:30am –11:00am    Session Block 1
11:15am – 11:55am Lunch Break Main Dining Room
Lunch Session 1 in Long Hall and Resource Tables in John Knox Room
11:55am – 12:35pm 2ND Lunch Break Main Dining Room
Lunch Session 2 in Long Hall and Resource Tables in John Knox Room
12:50pm – 2:20pm   Session Block 2
2:35pm – 4:05pm    Session Block 3
4:20pm – 5:00pm    Closing Ceremony in Chapel Auditorium

Special Rooms and Activities Happening Throughout the Day

Community Resource Tables & Vending  in John Knox Room in Long Hall with high traffic times during the Lunch Sessions from 11:15 - 12:35

Snacks, Tea and Coffee in John Knox Room

Quiet Chill Space located in Long Hall – Room 219 throughout Day - This is a space if you need a time out from people. There will be tea.

Family Art Table in Main Dining Room –McNaugher Hall - There will be a family art table in the main dining room throughout Summit. Children can't be left at the art table without an adult ally. This table might move around during lunch sessions.

Palestinian Solidarity Room – Find Books and Resources on Palestine in the Basil Dining Room – Open space for participants to dialogue.

There will be hot beverages in the Chapel Auditorium for the Closing Ceremony and any left over food will make its way there too.

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