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An Evening of Oakland Storytelling

  • Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children 201 North Bellefield Avenue Pittsburgh, PA, 15213 United States (map)

We’re thrilled to be kicking off the Oakland Community Land Trust at this year's event, which OPDC is launching to preserve home ownership and affordability in Oakland’s residential communities at a most critical time for our neighborhoods.

Featuring Master of Ceremonies Larry Richert, the voice of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Storytelling program curated by Kelly Flanagan Dee with The Moth in Pittsburgh. This year's theme: What is a Neighbor? 

This year's storytellers:

Stephen Cooper: Outdoor Education Coordinator and Registered Nurse, Winchester Thurston School; Two-time Moth StorySLAM winner

Dr. Kathy Humphrey: Senior Vice Chancellor for Engagement and Chief of Staff, University of Pittsburgh; Oakland resident: A Social History of Pittsburgh's First public High School

Emily Kane: Board of Directors, Pittsburgh Toy Lending Library and Licensed Professional Counselor

Jake Oresick: Attorney, Oakland resident, and Author of The Schenley Experiment

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