All programs are FREE. No registration is necessary.
Jury Selection: How Come You Got Picked?
November 11, Tuesday
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Akin Adepoju will discuss the process of jury selection. Mr. Adepoju is Assistant Federal Public Defender for the Western District of Pennsylvania and has served as co-chair of the Pennsylvania Minority Bar Government Attorneys Subcommittee. He was the 2012 recipient of the Feinstein Institute for Legal Service Public Interest Alumni Award. This program is cosponsored by the Greater Pittsburgh Chapter of the ACLU-PA.
"We Did What We Had to Do": Peace Corps Volunteers in Chad, 1971-73
November 13, Thursday
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Jim Diamond will present a slideshow about the experience of living in a remote Chadian village, and how he and his wife Betty Diamond learned to appreciate and understand the customs, culture, traditions and survival hardships of a rural society in the Republic of Chad.
Local Writer Eileen Colianni: The Power of Stories -- Yours and Mine
November 15, Saturday
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Oakmont writer Eileen Colianni will speak about the power of stories -- yours and mine -- and read from her new essay collection While There's Still Time: Inspiring Essays That Touch the Heart. Eileen is an award-winning freelance writer and also a semi-retired mental health counselor who conducts seminars and facilitates retreats. Her work has been published nationally and locally, primarily in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Juvenile Justice: Children in Prison
November 18, Tuesday
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Jeff Shook, Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Social Work, will discuss the juvenile justice system. Jeff is involved in efforts to end the sentencing of juveniles to life sentences without opportunity for parole both nationally and in PA. This program is cosponsored by the Greater Pittsburgh Chapter of the ACLU-PA.
Affordable Care Act Year Two: Enrolling, Renewing, and Using Your Coverage
December 3, Wednesday
12:00 noon - 8:45 p.m.
Join us for an in-depth, interactive presentation on how health insurance works in the post-Affordable Care Act landscape. Before and after the presentation, enrollment assisters will be available to provide one-on-one help for those seeking coverage or needing to renew their plans. Please call 412-372-0500 ext. 13 for details.
Soul Line Dance Class: Holiday Party Edition
December 15, Monday
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Join instructor Phyllis Jackson for a soul line dance class in the Gallery Space. Instruction will be given on several of the most popular line dances, including the Electric Slide, Cupid Shuffle, Detroit Shuffle, Michael Jackson Shuffle, Wobble, Slide On, Ms. Jody's Thang and more. Bring a few friends and learn some new dances for the holiday party season!
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