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SAGE Coffee and Conversation

Online

Kathi will set up a zoom gathering for 10:00 til noon on Thursday morning. If you would like to join that zoom Coffee and Conversation, contact Kathi at kboyle@persadcenter.org.

Coats 4 Care

True T Studios 4623 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh

Coats 4 Care is an annual winter give back providing winter weather essentials to persons in need. This is a 2-day event featuring health services, hot meals, and inclement weather attire. FREE to the entire community. Must have a mask. We have masks for those who do not. #CovidSafe REGISTRATION: https://rb.gy/shm3sb VOLUNTEER LINK: https://cutt.ly/Bhv9lAh PARTNERS: – True T PGH – Color Me Urban: Pittsburgh – The Bloomfield Garfield Corporation – AIDS Free Pittsburgh – Project Silk Pgh (Ticket Location) – Central Outreach Wellness Center (Ticket Location)

AFFIRM

Online

AFFIRM is a CBT-based group support series for LGBTQIA2S+ Youth ages 14-21. AFFIRM runs for 6 virtual sessions on Thursdays in January and February of 2021 from 5pm-7pm EST. AFFIRM is a space to learn and practice skills for mindfulness, healthy coping behaviors, personal advocacy, self-celebration, and social network building. This program is facilitated by a Black, nonbinary adult. The dates for this series: January 14, 21, and 28th AND February 4, 11, and 18th You’ll receive a care package every other week that includes snacks, drinks, AFFIRM materials, fidgets, and art supplies.

Name Change Clinic

Online

**FREE EVENT** Thinking of changing your name and gender marker in PA/Allegheny County? Know someone who is? Overwhelmed by the process? Join us as we welcome attorney, Kathleen Schneider. Kathleen has been helping the LGBTQ+ community for decades in Allegheny County, including hundreds of name & gender changes. Kathleen will also share the ways in which this process is affected by COVID-19. Here’s a look at last year’s clinic: https://www.queerpgh.com/changing-your-name-in-pittsburgh/

Museums Are Not Neutral: A Conversation on Gender, Power, and Privilege

Online

Online. Free; advance registration required. How does a collection assembled in privilege speak to us now? Join a panel of experts online as they discuss gender, power, and privilege in museums and the arts. Along with Melanie Groves, Manager of Exhibitions & Registrar at the Frick Pittsburgh, we welcome La Tanya Autry, co-founder of the Museums Are Not Neutral movement and Danielle Linzer, Director of Learning & Public Engagement at the Andy Warhol Museum to take part in an open discussion about the role and responsibility of museums and museum staff in creating open and welcoming spaces for all.