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To find more of the people, projects and organizations in Cultural Diversity and Exchange, visit our directory!

Pittsburgh’s cultural and community groups celebrate ethnic and cultural traditions, support newcomers to Pittsburgh, and cross cultural divides to forge a vibrant, diverse, thriving region.

People to Know

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anupama (anu) jain

Diversity & inclusion specialist, educator, researcher, mostly unwavering utopianist

Alaa Mohammed
Alaa Mohamed

Pitt & PULSE alumna, activist, and sleep enthusiast

Tyisha Burroughs
Tyisha N. Burroughs

Chai aficionado, Travel Enthusiast, Community Development Champion

Ways to Get Involved

Age-Friendly Greater Pittsburgh
Age-Friendly Greater Pittsburgh

Intergenerational coalition, making Pittsburgh a place all ages thrive

WeMove
[ ] We Move

Parties planned and hosted by a diverse set of community groups

20th Annual Summit Against Racism
2018 Summit Against Racism

Join the Black & White Reunion for the 20th annual Summit Against Racism at the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Program & Resource Providers

Alliance for Refugee Youth Support and Education
Alliance for Refugee Youth Support and Education (ARYSE)

Supporting immigrant and refugee youth in becoming prepared, engaged, and confident members of our communities

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Kelly Strayhorn Theatre

The Kelly Strayhorn Theater is a destination for innovative works in dance, theater, music and live art. 

Northern Area Multi-Service Center
Northern Area Multi-Service Center (NAMS)

Building independence for refugees new to Pittsburgh

South Hills Interfaith Movement
South Hills Interfaith Movement (SHIM)

Mobilizing community resources to help neighbors meet basic needs, achieve self-sufficiency, and build community

Ujamaa Collective
Ujamaa Collective

The Ujamaa Collective is a non-profit organization of women of African descent who are entrepreneurs, artisans, artists and individuals who are committed to serving their community through leadership.

Pillar Institutions

Vibrant Pittsburgh
Vibrant Pittsburgh

Building a thriving and inclusive Pittsburgh region by attracting, retaining and elevating a diversity of talent

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Welcoming Pittsburgh

Making Pittsburgh a more welcoming city for today's immigrants

Global Pittsburgh
GlobalPittsburgh

Connecting bridge between Pittsburgh's global community and the world

Culture-Specific Organizations

Bhutanese Community Association of Pittsburgh
Bhutanese Community Association of Pittsburgh

A community with a voice!

Casa San Jose
Casa San Jose

A Latino community resource center in Southwestern PA

COESA Brazilian Association
Coesa: Brazilian Association in Pittsburgh

Cultivating identity and preserving culture of Brazilians in Western PA

Islamic Center of Pittsburgh
Islamic Center of Pittsburgh

Community resource, center of faith, and cultural exchange leader

Japan-America Society of Pennsylvania
Japan-America Society of Pennsylvania (JASP)

The JASP is the region's premiere organization for educational, business, and arts activities related to Japan and Japan-America relations.

Jewish Family & Children's Services
Jewish Family & Community Services of Pittsburgh

Legal services, naturalization assistance, and resettlement services

Latino Community Center
Latino Community Center

Engaging, educating, and empowering LatinXs and their families

Somali Bantu Community Association
Somali Bantu Community Association

Integrating the Somali Bantu community into their newly home country, city and neighborhoods.

Union of African Communities
Union of African Communities in Southwestern Pennsylvania (UAC)

Fostering unity and empowerment among Africans in Pittsburgh

United Somali Bantu
United Somali Bantu

Nurturing a unified, connected, and self-sufficient Somali Bantu community in Greater Pittsburgh