Thoughtful Thursdays: Movies with a Message 

Movies with a Message – Come enjoy a good movie, discuss the related social issue and enjoy free popcorn and hearty refreshments. $2 donation, payable at the door. No registration required.

Thursday May 9th: Lars and the Real Girl 

Thursday June 13th: Milk (Rated R) 

Thursday September 12th: Burning Bed

Discussion Facilitator – Ann Emerling
Executive Director – Blackburn Center

Thursday October 10th: Finding Forrester 

Discussion Facilitator – Cindy Leonard
Executive Director – YWCA Westmoreland

LGBTQ 101 Educational Training Workshop

Date: August 15th


PFLAG Greensburg

LGBTQ Westmoreland Interfaith Network

LGBTQ 101 is a basic training covering fundamentals of the LGBTQ experience. We look at current terms, definitions and vocabulary; examine the social context of discrimination and examine some the physical and behavioral disparities experienced by the LGBTQ community. There’s an extended look at SOGIE (Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity & Expression). The program finishes with a brief discussion of current legal issues affecting the LGBTQ community.

This workshop will feature Ted Hoover of the Persad Center in Pittsburgh, the nation’s second oldest behavioral health & wellness center working with the LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS community.

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Keynote Address: Not Hate-Not Here 

Date: August 29, 2019

A Keynote Event with Arno Michaleus

Former White Supremacist


Community Foundation of Westmoreland

YWCA Westmoreland

Adelphoi Village

St. Vincent College

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Ferrante’s Lakeview, Greensburg

Annual Unity Celebration

Date: October 17, 2019

Free Event Open to the Community and Family Friendly

An event to promote unity and an appreciation and understanding of difference, inclusion and diversity.

Agency displays, Tasty Refreshments,
Entertainment, Interactive exercises and much more

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Understanding Transgender People: Training Workshop

Date: September 26, 2019


PFLAG Greensburg

LGBTQ Westmoreland Network

This workshop will feature local expert Rick Marsili providing training about transgender people including statistical information, medical, social, psychological and spiritual needs, and later will feature a panel of individuals sharing first-person experiences to help the audience understand how each of us can support transgendered people.

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