Persad Center

Strengthening the Region’s LGBTQ Communities and Their Allies

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Strengthening the Region’s LGBTQ+ and HIV/AIDS-impacted Communities


Hard at Work

Posted June 24th, 2019

We're grateful to serve Southwest Pennsylvania LGBTQ+ communities

Interim Executive Director

Posted March 28th, 2019
Carlos Torres at his desk

We are please to introduce our new Interim Executive Director, Carlos Torres!

Art for Change 2019

Posted March 28th, 2019
Art for Change Event Banner

Monday, May 6, 2019 • 5-11 PM
Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh

Open Roads Youth Job Fair

Posted August 28th, 2018
Open Roads Job Fair Rainbow Banner

PERSAD is holding an Open Roads Job Fair for LGBT young adults.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Coming to PERSAD Center

UPDATE: This event has been cancelled due to unforseen circumstances

Posted May 8th, 2018
Amy Ellis Nutt

Thanks to all who registered, but due to unforeseen circumstances, the June 7 event has been cancelled. We hope to reschedule for the Fall of 2018. 

Matter of Balance Classes Help Prevent Falls

Award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels

Posted April 3rd, 2018
Balance glass graduates

Worried about falling? Concerned about balance? 

Take the Pennsylvania LGBT Health Survey

Help improve LGBT health for our community

Posted March 26th, 2018
Take the 2018 PA health survey

The 2018 LGBT Health Needs Assessment