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Aid for Pittsburgh Region Artists During Pandemic

The Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council Emergency Fund is now offering emergency aid for artists during this time of need. Until further notice, artists who live in the nine-county region may apply for up to $500 in assistance. Aid is available to those whose creative practices and incomes are being adversely impacted by COVID-19 or other emergencies.

All applicants ware being placed on a waiting list and reviewed in the order their applications are received. Funds will be distributed based on availability. The contact address for questions and concerns is effa@pittsburghartscouncil.org.

The organization also continues to request donations for the Emergency Fund for Artists. Click here to offer a doantion directly to the fund to support the region’s artists during this critical time.

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Local Bilingual Storytime for Hispanic Heritage Month

National Latinx Heritage Month – StoryTime Sept 25 / 11 a.m. / Cooper Siegel Library / 403 Fox Chapel Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15238 Beloved Chilean Spanish teacher Ms. Bea Conte will be sharing a special storytime in English and Spanish that celebrates the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements…

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Performing Afrolatinidad: The Arts, Identity, and Social Justice

Join the University of Pittsburgh for the kick off of this year’s Transnational Dialogues in Afrolatindad webinar series. It is a featured event of the Latinx Connect Virtual Conference. This webinar focuses on the arts, identity, and social justice. Scholars working at the intersections of music, education, Latinx, Cuban, Dominican, and Puerto Rican Studies will…

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Comcast Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Free Content, Community Leader Interviews, and Programs for Latino Entrepreneurs

Xfinity has curated an exclusive collection of bilingual and bicultural movies, TV shows, music and more, to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. This unique collection of diverse content has been assembled to inspire, educate, and entertain viewers as our nation celebrates this special month together. The collection, titled, “¡Mi gente, presente!” includes: Recommendations from Hispanic celebrities including global superstar…

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HHM: Submit an Item to the Latinx Artifact Showcase

The University of Pittsburgh’s Hispanic and Latino Professional Association, Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, and Center for Creativity are hosting a Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month Artifact Showcase to celebrate our region’s Latinx and Hispanic friends and neighbors. You can tell a part of your story, your family’s, or celebrate those close to you…

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Celebrate Pittsburgh Latino Stories at Documentary Screening Event

Come witness the videos featuring 10+ highlighted latinos sharing stories of courage, inspiration, and growth for this outstanding community project.

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The Neighborhood on the Air: Barrio Latino

Barrio Latino has a medley of segments, including music, local announcements, interviews, and more. Cao-Berg said that the show “is like a hub of information” that connects the community with services to benefit them. 

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