JUNE 14—The Pittsburgh African American Leadership Association will host the 4th Annual African American Leadership Summit from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 100 Lytton Ave., Oakland. The theme for the two-day summit is “Mission Possible with Leadership.” The keynote speaker will be Jacquie Hood Martin, a nationally recognized author and wife of CNN contributor, Roland Martin. There will also be a reception on June 13 from 6-8p.m. Registration is requested. For more information, call 412-295-1935 or email info@AALApgh.org.
JUNE 14—The Advisory Council of the Allegheny County Department of Human Services, Area Agency on Aging will host a Public Hearing on the Future Budget Plan at 10 a.m. at the Allegheny County Courthouse, 436 Grant St., Downtown. This hearing is to solicit public comment on the 2012-2013 Area Plan and Budget Prospectus, and on the AAA Four Year Plan for Fiscal Years 2012-2016. Anyone looking to give a testimony must pre-register. For more information, call Ken Kornick at 412-350-4083 or email Kenneth.Kornick@alleghenycounty.us.
Men of Impact
JUNE 15—BCC Ministries will host a Men of Impact Symposium at 7 p.m. at 1400 Boyle St., North Side. This three-day symposium will tackle issues faced by African-American makes and to encourage, empower and educate young males. There will be a concert; workshops covering topics such as finances, family relationships, youth violence prevention and more; and a special father/Men’s Day banquet at Allen Place Community Services. Registration is requested. For more information, call 412-321-2240.
Plant the Seed
JUNE 16—Queen Esther Chapter No. 6 of the Order of Eastern Star will host “Plant the Seed to Believe: ’Dreams Do Come True’” from 12-4 p.m. at the Prince Hall Temple, 1117 Wood St., Wilkinsburg. This informational forum brings in professional women to speak to African-American girls ages 10-14 to empower and encourage them to overcome their personal obstacles and hold fast to their dreams for successful future. Lunch is free. For more information, call 412-320-6932.
Banking 101 for Families
JUNE 16—The Lincoln Park Community Center will host a Banking 101 for Families at 12:30 p.m. at 7300 Ridgeview Ave., Penn Hills. Denise Graham-Shealey, of First Niagra Bank, will be the presenter. Children are invited to attend. For more information, call 412-441-6150.
Juvenile Lifers Gathering
JUNE 16—The Pennsylvania Coalition for the Fair Sentencing of Youth will host a Gathering for Friends and Family of Juvenile Lifers from 2:30-4:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Pittsburgh, 5401 Centre Ave., Hill District. Opn to those with a friend or family member sentenced as a juvenile to life in prison without parole. Reservations are requested. For more information, call 267-217-3036 or email email@example.com.
JUNE 17—The Penn Hills Branch of the NAACP will host a Juneteenth Celebration and free Concert from 6-8 p.m. at the William E. Anderson Library, 1037 Stotler Rd., Penn Hills. For more information, call 412-628-3200 or visit www.ph.naacp.com.
ONGOING—The Allegheny County Department of Human Services will host their SummerFood Program at more than 100 sites through Allegheny County. From now through Aug. 17, the program will offer free breakfast, lunch and recreational programs to children up to 18 years old, as well as eligible individuals with intellectual or physical disabilities 19 year or older. For more information, call 1-800-851-3838 or visit www.alleghenycounty.us/dhs/food.aspx#summerfood.
ONGOING—Community Farmers’ Market from 3:30-7:30 p.m. at five locations in Pittsburgh, Mon – Fri. Markets are in East Liberty, South Side, Carrick, Bloomfield, Beechview, Downtown and the North Side. All sell fruits, vegetables, meats, cheese and baked goods. 412-422-6523 or visit www.citiparks.net.