Fifth Annual Father's Day Pledge Ceremony

Jun 13, 2019 - Jun 13, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
U.S. Steel Tower Plaza
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

The Fifth Annual Father’s Day Pledge Ceremony will showcase the region’s leaders who are standing up and speaking out against gender violence. Sexual assault and domestic violence are preventable crimes, but change requires leadership. Part of a statewide campaign, this event invites men and women to be part of the solution. The Ceremony is an opportunity for community leaders and the public to sign their name to the Pledge, publicly vowing to take action to end domestic and sexual assault.


12:00 p.m. Welcome by emcee – Sally Wiggin

12:05 p.m. Opening remarks

Kristy Trautmann, FISA Foundation

Adam Baron, United Way of Southwestern PA

The Honorable Rich Fitzgerald, County Executive

The Honorable William Peduto, Mayor, City of Pittsburgh

12:15 p.m. Supporting survivors

Nicole Molinaro, president & CEO, Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh

12:20 p.m. The meaining of the Father's Day Pledge

Saleem Ghubril, executive director, The Pittsburgh Promise

12:25 p.m. Corporate leaders - changing the culture

12:35 p.m. Public Recitation of the pledge

Rabbi Ron Symons, Jewish Community Center

12:40 p.m. Signing Ceremony with VIP signers

12:50 p.m. Public signing of the pledge


In the event of rain, the ceremony will be held in the in the 2nd floor lobby of U.S. Steel Tower.

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