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Thomas Merton Center Awards Dinner
Friday, November 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm$65
Please join us at the annual Thomas Merton Award honoring scholar, activist, and author Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, PhD. The award event is from 5pm to 10pm on November 22nd at the August Wilson African-American Cultural Center – the acclaimed art galleries at the center will be available at 5:00p along with heavy hors d’oeuvres from Arnold’s Tea and a cash bar in the main lobby. Programming starts at 7:30p with speakers and performers TBA.
The Thomas Merton Award honors people whose work for peace and justice makes real impact in peoples lives, and who call on us to embrace the uncomfortable truths of our past and present while breaking open the possibilities of a better future we can build today. Past awardees include Angela Davis, Noam Chomsky, Joan Baez, Daniel Berrigan, and Vince Warren from the Center for Constitutional Rights.
For more information, visit the website at thomasmertoncenter.org/tma2019, call our office at 412.361.3022.
WHEN: Friday, November 22nd, 5PM – 10PM
WHERE: August Wilson African-American Cultural Center, 980 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
NOTE: BHF members who wish to sit at the BHF table at the Merton Center event on Nov. 22 at the August Wilson Center can reserve their seats by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 8th.