2017 Annual Assembly Speaker: Henry Reese

Henry Reese has been the volunteer director of City of Asylum Pittsburgh since it was founded in 2004, and he serves on the board of the International Cities of Refuge Network. He has directed the growth of the organization and the evolution of its mission, which began by providing a home for persecuted authors in a community setting and now includes presenting programs and place-based economic and community development through the arts, most recently in City of Asylum @ Alphabet City. He was a co-founder/former principal in Reese Brothers and Communications & Commerce and served as Treasurer of Cave Canem: A Home for Black Poetry and on the board of Archipelago Books.
Register for our 2017 Annual Assembly by Nov 2 at uupittsburgh.org/assembly.