Word of Mouth - May 2021

May 2021

Announcements


We are proud to present LitFest: El.Ella.Elle with our dear friends Tradoctas and City of Aylum for an important discussion about the use of nonbinary language in the context of translation, as well as translation as a tool for social justice and inclusion. This workshop is part of City of Asylum’s 2021 International LitFest and we are honored to present this panel. REGISTER HERE


WE ARE HIRING A FULL-TIME FINANCE ASSISTANT!

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The All for All Coalition is proud to present a MAYORAL FORUM by Pittsburgh’s Immigrant and International Communities.

With love, Mary Jayne

“Woven Chronicle”by Reena Saini Kallat


Culture

Jhumpa Lahiri on Her New Novel Whereabouts and the Power of Translation Disrupting Anglophone Readers’ Received Notions About Women in the Arab World Bomba Estéreo dropped a new track that's pretty great if you need to just breathe

News


The Vital, Lonely Work of Medical Interpretation During the Pandemic

One year into a racial pandemic within a viral one, the gaps in our collective knowledge are still startling.

Trying To Assess COVID's Impact On Arab-American Communities Is Complicated

Resources

Pittsburgh Learning Collaborative Family Hotline (available in multiple languages through the end of the school year)

COVID-19 Vaccine Information in Multiple Languages

Putting Out the Welcome Mat (a Welcoming Toolkit)

Events


Help India Breathe Fundraiser RUN to see Vanessa Germain’s urgent, powerful and beautiful exhibition “Reckoning: Grief and Light” at The Frick. Seriously, every single City of Asylum’s LitFest 2021 event is incredible. Fiesta del Sol (Register or Donate to Casa San José!) Happy 10th birthday to Assemble! Happy 10th birthday to Open Field! Check out Karen Lue’s work in the Pittsburgh Center for Arts & Media Spring Fundraiser: In Bloom Jefferson Forum: Embracing Transformation PA is Ready! Grant Application is Open (deadline is May 14) The 2020 Korean-American film Minari will remain here through at least May 4 Remake Learning Days Global Pittsburgh First Thursdays: Scattergories! Welcoming America 2021 Welcoming Interactive! Jewish Family and Community Services Annual Meeting Diversity Town Hall Series: The Dying of the Vine: U.S. Black Maternal Mortality Virtual Screening of Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom Open Field: Play. Lead. Inspire. A virtual 5k and Run Series Leap Session: Language Justice for a Brighter Future! Los Sabores de Guatemala - A Cook-Along Fundraiser for the Latino Community Center 2021 Pennsylvania Health Literacy Coalition Webinar Series Mayoral Forum by Pittsburgh Immigrants and Internationals Community 2021 Pennsylvania Immigrant & Refugee Rights Convening Silk Road Rising: Art, Activism and Why Representation Matters Italian Summer Camp! Arava Institute Virtual Gala Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Portrait


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