Duquesne University will host Pittsburgh Foundation President and CEO Maxwell King, author of The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers, for a program at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, in the Power Center Ballroom, 600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15282.
The foundations’ two presidents cited the conference as a public response to alarming signs that First Amendment basic freedoms – of religion, expression, the press, public assembly and government petition – are being eroded, and that the country’s democratic institutions could be threatened.
Save the Children is providing child-focused emergency supplies and working with national and state partners to assess children’s immediate needs.
On Aug. 15, more than 350 news outlets around the country joined The Boston Globe in reaffirming the importance of a free and vibrant press through editorials in their respective publications.
The Carol R. Brown Creative Achievement Awards and Advancing Black Arts are leaders in building and supporting diversity.