Building Change: A Convergence for Social Justice, October 13-15, 2011

October 7, 2011

Building ChangeBuilding Change: A Convergence for Social Justice is a three-day, open-attendance conference for social change and justice, primarily for the region of Southwestern Pennsylvania.

The Convergence will run:
October 13-15
Thursday, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM / 6:00 PM -9:00 PM
Friday, 9:00 AM - 4:30PM / 6:30 PM -11:00 PM
Saturday, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Youth Leading Change Program will run:
Thursday, October 13, 8:00 AM-2:00 PM

Building Change Film Festival will run: October 12-16

Site: Sen. John Heinz Regional History Center, 1212 Smallman St., in the Strip District of Pittsburgh.

The Convergence is being planned by a wide range of people and organizations who have come together to create a conference unlike any you’ve ever attended!

Building Change will host a mix of skill-building workshops, panel discussions, community dialogues on key issues, speakers, actions, art, roundtable talks, networking, entertainment, a film festival, and more.

The key issues that Building Change will cover in its sessions are: Disability Rights; Economic Justice; Environmental Justice; LGBTQ Rights; Peace/Human Rights; Racial Justice; and Women, Youth, & Families.

To ensure that the Convergence is open to all, the event planners are keeping admission rates low and the event will be fully accessible for people with disabilities, and as carbon-neutral as possible.

Daily Tickets (Thurs-Sat): Sliding scale of $5-$10
Three-Day Convergence Pass (does not include nights): Sliding scale of $20 to $25
Thursday Evening Reception with Winona LaDuke: $25
Thursday and Friday Evening General Admission: $10
Film Festival Screening: Suggested donation of $5
All-Access Pass: $80

For more information:  (412)-243-9250