CLAS Weekly Digest (April 27, 2021)

CLAS Weekly Digest (April 27, 2021)

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4/27 at 7pm --Pittsburgh Eastern Time

The Latinx & Proud! Reading Series is excited to feature poets Eduardo C. Corral, Yesika Salgado, Edyka Chilomé, and Vanessa Angélica Villarreal in a powerhouse lineup. Latinx & Proud! continues the important work of celebrating Latinx artists, and empowering the local and national Latinx community in this ongoing series. This event is in proud partnership with the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Latin American Studies.

To register, click "HERE"

The aim of the internship is to involve CLAS certificate student(s) in organizations that work in and with the Latinx community in Southwestern Pennsylvania and leverage the skills and language acquired during their course of studies at the University of Pittsburgh.

Internship Opportunities:

Summer Institute for Global Educators

July 26-30, 2021

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 1, 2021

The Summer Institute for Global Educators will allow in-service and preservice secondary educators in all subject areas to develop syllabi and lesson plans with enhanced global and regional studies content. Sessions will include the use of film and media, simulations, games, and technology to enhance global learning and teaching.

To apply, click "HERE"

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute


Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Pittsburgh offers dozens of noncredit courses each term that are designed especially for older adult learners age 50+. Our members may take as many OLLI courses as they like, participate in events and other lectures, and also have the ability to take several preapproved university undergraduate courses to audit (no tests, no papers, no grades) - all for a modest membership fee. Also, no affiliation with Pitt is required so tell your friends, neighbors, and relatives! Summer term registration has started (all Summer 2021 courses will be online and auditing will only be in web-based courses). Learn more about the Osher program at Pitt:
Community initiative:
The City of Pittsburgh is creating an online directory of international businesses to bring visibility and growth to the diverse businesses in our City. We want you to join us so we can celebrate your business! Formore information, click "HERE"


Event on 4/27 at 12:00 P.M.

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Community Announcement:

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The City of Pittsburgh’s blue recycling bin distribution program to become BAG FREE BY ’23 features a free webinar presented by the PA Resources Council instructing residents on how to RECYCLE RIGHT.  The 30-minute webinar, taking place through May 2021, spotlights bin use and options for recycling hard-to-recycle items.  


La ciudad de Pittsburgh apunta a funcionar sin bolsas de reciclaje (BAG FREE) para el 2023, mediante la distribución de más de 100,000 contenedores azules para todas las viviendas unifamiliares, dúplex y edificios de apartamentos con cinco o menos unidades. El programa ofrece un seminario web gratuito del Consejo de Recursos de PA, con instrucciones de como RECICLAR BIEN. El seminario se presentará hasta mayo de 2021, tiene una duración de 30 minutos y presenta el uso adecuado de los contenedores y las opciones para el depósito de artículos difíciles de reciclar.


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