Introducing the Town Hall Project
Throughout 2012/13, The Public will throw open the O'Reilly Theater doors for a variety of Town Hall meetings. Free of charge and open to all, these lively events will include panelists onstage as well as an open mic for audience participation. The first two Town Halls will be moderated by KDKA-TV's Lynne Hayes-Freeland.
Born Again: Local Women Discuss How They Became Empowered to Follow a Dream
Monday, October 8 at 7:00pm
Erin Molchany, the former head of PUMP who is now running for State Representative
Liz Moore Pessaro, who left her corporate job to open Bluebird Kitchen, a Bakery Cafe in Downtown's Market Square
Dr. Jessie B. Ramey, an award-winning author and a Fellow in Women's Studies at University of Pittsburgh, her blog Yinzercation rallies for quality public school education in Pittsburgh
Doing Good: Pittsburgher Talk About Causes That Moved Them to Take Action
Monday, November 19 from 6:00 - 9:00pm
Featuring the Yelp Helps Volunteer Expo
Browse among a number of booths offering information about volunteer opportunities in Pittsburgh. Complimentary food and beverage, courtesy of Yelp!
Heather Starr Fiedler, founder of Play It Forward Pittsburgh, which provides toys to families in need
Kristen Holloway, founder of Operation: Troop Appreciation, which collects and ships care packages to troops stationed overseas