New Voices Pittsburgh promotes the complete health and well-being of Black women and girls in the Greater Pittsburgh Region, Pennsylvania and Ohio. If you won’t be able to join the celebration; you can still buy tickets and donate them back so that folks in the community can join. Click the link to register! http://blacktotherjfuture.org
When: December 3, 2016 Time: 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM
Where: The Studio on Fifth (WQED Multimedia)
4802 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Cost: Ticket prices vary (click link)
Phone: (412) 450-0290
New Voices goes Black to the Future to celebrate 12th Anniversary
New Voices hosts its futuristic themed 12th Anniversary celebration, Black to the Future, on Saturday, December 3, 8:30-11:30p at The Studio on Fifth at the historic WQED Studios, 4802 Fifth Avenue. New Voices is a multi-state Reproductive Justice organization dedicated to the health and well-being of Black women, femmes and girls in Pennsylvania and Ohio.
“New Voices celebrates twelve phenomenal years of building the Reproductive Justice movement across the Rust Belt. Our organization now has a powerful presence in three cities through New Voices Pittsburgh, New Voices Cleveland and New Voices Philadelphia,” says La’Tasha D. Mayes, Founder and Executive Director. “With our Black to the Future Celebration, New Voices is honoring our past as we inspire our supporters to help us the build the future of our movement to protect and expand the Human Rights of Black women, femmes and girls.”
The evening will feature a VIP reception, live entertainment including Turntable Ruckus and ABAFASI led by master Djembe drummer Kelly e. Parker, “Black to the Future” time capsules, Tap Snap social media photo booth, recognition of exceptional leadership in New Voices, catering by Big Burrito Group and Common Plea, Bella Christie Liquid Nitrogen dessert station, an After Party and much more!
Our Honorary Co-Chairs are Alecia and Damon Young, our Host Committee includes Amanda Green Hawkins, PA State Rep. Ed Gainey, Tara Sherry-Torres, Aerion Abney and Randy Francisco. Our Presenting Sponsor is The Heinz Endowments as well as sponsorship from long-time supporters SisterSong, Third Wave Fund & The Midwife Center. Tickets can be purchased at blacktotherjfuture.org.
Leading up to the main event is Giving Tuesday on November 29 where supporters of New Voices and Reproductive Justice can donate online at bit.ly/GivingTower16 and Dine Out for Reproductive Justice, December 1-3, where Legume Bistro, Butterjoint and Harris Grill will donate proceeds to New Voices.
New Voices for Reproductive Justice is the premier Reproductive Justice and Human Rights organization across Pennsylvania and Ohio with a mission to build a social change movement dedicated to the health and well-being of Black women, femmes and girls, the leadership of women of color and the Human Rights of marginalized communities. For the last 12 years, New Voices has served 50,000+ women of color through leadership development, community organizing, policy advocacy and culture change. We define Reproductive Justice as the Human Right of all women/people to control our bodies, sexuality, gender, work and reproduction.
New Voices for Reproductive Justice
Leadership. Human Rights. Reproductive Justice.
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