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

By building bridges between cultures and communities, Pittsburgh is becoming an inclusive and welcoming region that attracts, retains, and elevates diverse voices and perspectives.

People to Know

Betty Cruz
Betty Cruz

Community advocate and a leader in Pittsburgh’s effort to welcome immigrants to the region

Nathan Darity
Nathan Darity

Social provocateur. Worldwide dancer. Creative in the mornings.

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anupama (anu) jain

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

Ways to Get Involved

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

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Middle Eastern Cooking Workshop with Jemila Foods

Learn to make traditional Middle Eastern small plates with this team from Jemila Foods.

[ ] We Move

Parties planned and hosted by a diverse set of community groups

From Other to Us: Spotlighting Youth Voices
From Other to Us

No one wants to be perceived as an 'other.'

International Week
International Week

Preparing students to become global citizens

Switchboard Stories
Switchboard Stories

Amplifying the voices of Pittsburgh's global engagement community

Program & Resource Providers

Change Agency
Change Agency

Social enterprise advancing civic initiatives

Global Minds
Global Minds

Changing young minds, changing the world

Immigrant Services and Connections
Immigrant Services and Connections (ISAC)

Connecting Refugees and Immigrants to Services


Enabling organizations to expand diversity and promote inclusion

Islamic Center of Pittsburgh
Islamic Center of Pittsburgh

Community resource, center of faith, and cultural exchange leader

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Kelly Strayhorn Theatre

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

Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition
Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition

Powered by volunteers, the Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition (SHUC) is a non-profit community development organization.

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

Fostering unity and empowerment among Africans in Pittsburgh

CISV Pittsburgh
CISV Pittsburgh

Building global peace through global friendship

Pillar Institutions

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Working to inspire empathy, catalyze social action, and link diverse communities through Fair Trade Learning.

City of Asylum
City of Asylum

Creating a thriving community for writers, readers, and neighbors

Global Pittsburgh

Connecting bridge between Pittsburgh's global community and the world

Pitt University Center for International Studies (UCIS)

Connecting Pitt to the world and the world to Pitt