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'Hear Me Out' Dialogue Series: How Will Election Redistricting Affect Me?

Wednesday, April 28th │ 5:30-7:00 PM (Virtual Event)
Join Pennsylvanians across distance and difference to discuss election redistricting taking place this fall! This 90-minute virtual program will feature a representative from Draw the Lines PA to discuss how to get productively involved in redistricting and fighting gerrymandering.

Participants will have the opportunity to connect with fellow Pennsylvanians through facilitated small group discussions and interactively learn how to map their own communities from citizen mappers. Click here to register.

Virtual Book Discussion: The Sum of Us

Join Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh for a community book discussion on Wednesday, May 19 featuring Heather McGhee’s new book, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together. Free copies of the book are available at select library locations. Learn more and register here.

Health Literacy:
Smell Pittsburgh

Smell PGH crowdsources smell reports to track how pollutants travel through the air across Pittsburgh. CMU CREATE Lab worked with the Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) to set up the app so they receive all Smell PGH odor complaints as they are submitted. ACHD can then use this information to better monitor our air quality and identify pollution sources. Click here to learn more about the app.

Community Spotlight: VEEEM Pittsburgh

The Voter Empowerment Education and Enrichment Movement (VEEEM) is a faith-based, nonpartisan community organization dedicated to increasing voter turnout in the Greater Pittsburgh area. Learn more here.

Staff Pick for Kids

To build a world in which the current division and distress doesn’t become the norm, we need to help kids find ways to make sense of the problems facing us without being overwhelmed by them. (And it wouldn’t hurt for us to learn some new coping skills either).

Click here to find titles that might help when talking with children about elections, violence and current events.

Navigating Information Fatigue:
Social Media Two-Part Webinar Series

May 13 & 20, 2021 │ 6:00-7:30 PM (Virtual Event)
This two-part series will showcase the ways in which social media has contributed to information fatigue, and what we can do to take back control over our digital lives. Our presenter will share resources and offer guidance on the subtle effects social media has on our lives, how our reliance on it influences society, and how we can be more conscientious users of this technology. Click here to register.
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