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3rd Annual Summit: Deconstructing the American Dream
November 16, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh is excited to host our 3rd Annual Summit on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 9AM–3PM at the University of Pittsburgh!
At this year’s Summit, we will explore the theme of Deconstructing the American Dream through the lens of immigrants and refugees.
In this past year, Pittsburgh has experienced an increase in refugees from Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ukraine, and other countries. Do they believe the American Dream is achievable? What can the latest demographic data tell us about this issue and its impact on our economy, community, and daily life?
We will explore these questions through a keynote address, cultural showcases, and interactive sessions that take an in-depth look at refugee resettlement, belonging, implicit bias, and cultural competence and humility.
By amplifying leading voices in the immigrant inclusion space, we expect to educate attendees on current data and trends, while also sparking an inward look at our own assumptions, values, and patterns in order to support meaningful local action.
Whether you are a business leader, community leader, or educator, you are invited to connect and network as we learn more about key trends on our changing demography and how to build more inclusive spaces and institutions.