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Steel City Scavenger Hunt Debuts July 28th

Form a team, follow the clues, win prizes!

Posted June 25th, 2013

This event has concluded. Thanks to all who participated!

Spice Dinner Al Fresco

June Spice Dinner raises $7,000 for PERSAD CENTER

Posted June 25th, 2013

PERSAD’s popular fundraising dinner series moved out to Sewickley this month, to the beautiful home of board member Gene Welsh and his partner, David McAdams.

Pride Story Contest Winner Revealed

Hundreds of voters cast ballots at Pride Fest

Posted June 17th, 2013

A little rain didn't dampen the spirits of the thousands of people who attended Pittsburgh's Pride Fest on Sunday, June 16. PERSAD CENTER board members, staff, and friends joined in the festivities and marched in the official Pride parade.

Steel City Scavenger Hunt

Explore the city with friends, win prizes!

Posted June 14th, 2013

Plans are underway for PERSAD CENTER's Steel City Scavenger Hunt on Sunday, July 28, 2013.

Interfaith Prayer Vigil as Key Court Decisions Approach

Supreme Court decisions on Prop 8 and DOMA loom

Posted June 14th, 2013

Unless an exception is made, the Supreme Court of the United States will release its decisions on California’s Prop 8 and the federal DOMA law by Monday, June 24.

Vote For Your Favorite Pride Story!

Help select the winner of PERSAD's favorite ally contest

Posted June 10th, 2013


Art For Change 2013 Flashback

25th year of Art for AIDS a resounding success!

Posted June 4th, 2013

PERSAD CENTER marked an important milestone with our annual art auction and benefit on May 13, 2013 at the August Wilson Center.