Folks in #Pittsburgh are calling for a demonstration against gender fascist James Lindsay on February 20th.
Another layoff hitting the #Pittsburgh tech community, another weekend of free job board posting. Free posts through Tuesday at noon ET.
We'll delay sending our monthly jobs newsletter until Tuesday afternoon to allow some time for new posts.
Call to support two comrades in #Pittsburgh facing charges stemming from a protest against an anti-LGBTQ bigot.
"Rather than dwelling on the state’s circumstantial evidence, the prosecution castigated Pep for “a strongly held belief system that embraces anarchism” and for feeling “a sense of community, among anarchists.” Similarly, the judge cited “sentiments supporting anarchism” as a key component justifying continued detention."
It's time to register for the 26th Annual Pittsburgh Racial Justice Summit!
From Othering to Bridging: Reconnecting for Social Change
The Keynote speaker is Audrey Murrell of the University of Pittsburgh. There will be a diverse panel of Pittsburgh leaders in social justice and community building, and an opportunity to discuss and connect.
Friday evening and Saturday morning, Jan 19-20 at the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
Fernanda wanted her time in college to be like what she saw in movies. Because she is undocumented, though, she was ineligible for in-state tuition or government aid, and finished with $84K in debt. @publicsource covers the cost of education for the undocumented https://www.publicsource.org/beechview-asset-map-college-university-financial-aid-tuition-legislation/ #Pittsburgh #highered #immigration
Today is the last day to submit proposals for talks, tutorials, and posters to #PyConUS 2024 in #Pittsburgh! We'd love to see the local Pittsburgh community featured in a bunch of talks when @pycon comes to town — so get your submissions in before the deadline!
"You couldn’t pay me to return to Pittsburgh." My friend Aim came for the healthcare, the housing and the Steelers, but after 8 years left for a rival city in search of better options ... and poetic inspiration. https://www.publicsource.org/pittsburgh-affordable-housing-mental-health-care-baltimore-delaware-lgbtq/ #Pittsburgh #Baltimore #Steelers #lgbtq
From WaPo: "The media nonprofit’s union wants to stop a collaboration with a newspaper whose reporters are on strike. Editors say the story is more important than solidarity: ‘We’ve got to do journalism on this’ "
The company's owners have refused to negotiate in good faith.
Support the strikers. Donate to their fund.
Please consider a regular contribution — I give $25 per month.
I will only make one toot about voting today.
For my fellow Pennsylvanians who ignore local elections, I get you. But, there is one really important race today to get you to the polls. A state supreme court seat is up for grabs. This race could determine if abortion remains legal in PA.
(Derailed, /or/ that the anti-masking wackos win and the conf walks back their mask mandate; but rn I'm not super worried about that.)
I should probably buy a FloMask/similar soon regardless 🤔
What's the plane circling #pittsburgh right now? It doesn't show up on FlightAware and can't check my ADS-B receiver until I get home.
Reporting to you live from #Pittsburgh International Airport with some unfortunate jamband news.
It appears that the #CliffordBall plaque (which inspired the #Phish festival of the same name) is gone, presumably because of construction. Whether it will be relocated to the new airport is a question for another day.