Together we determine how Pittsburgh meets the world. The BurghMeetsWorld event series is a forum that honors your voice within the story of how Pittsburgh meets the world. Through regular public events, BurghMeetsWorld is an outlet for shaping how Pittsburgh connects with the rest of the world.

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Together we determine how Pittsburgh meets the world.

The BurghMeetsWorld event series is a forum that honors your voice within the story of how Pittsburgh meets the world. Through regular public events, BurghMeetsWorld is an outlet for shaping how Pittsburgh connects with the rest of the world.

What does it mean to be home?

For this BurghMeetsWorld event, we asked attendees from all around Pittsburgh, "What does it mean to be home?" Together, we explored larger global conversations around housing, movement, and belonging before using those revelations to assess our current housing realities in the Pittsburgh region.

Notes from January 2020 BurghMeetsWorld Event: What does it mean to be home?

Full notes from our January BurghMeetsWorld event: What does it mean to be home?

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Event Photos

Photos taken at our January 2020 BurghMeetsWorld event

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What do we do with fear?

The Global Switchboard hosted a community forum to examine how the pervasive “fear of others” is impacting us on a global, local, and personal scale. Here you will find links to stories shared by Pittsburgh community members, as well as notes on the their ideas for and commitments to addressing our collective concerns.

BurghMeetsWorld: What do we do with fear?
BurghMeetsWorld: What do we do with fear?

How does the pervasive “fear of others” impact us on a global, local, and personal scale?

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"BurghMeetsWorld: What do we do with fear?" Meeting Notes

Data recording of post-it notes submitted during an event that explored how the pervasive “fear of others” is impacting us on a global, local, and personal scale

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Whose Intelligence is it anyway?

Artificial intelligence is human-made technology that is meant to serve all humans around the world. With the vast diversity of experiences that we all bring, we must ensure that AI is designed with all of us in mind.

Whose Intelligence is it anyway?
BurghMeetsWorld: Whose Intelligence is it anyway?

Artificial intelligence impacts us all. Let's make sure it's designed for all too.