Adam Stalczynski joined the staff of the PA Human Relations Commission as Pittsburgh regional director on Dec. 10, 2012. He comes to PHRC with over 14 years of experience managing projects and grants, and designing solutions to complex social and economic problems in developing countries around the world. He has forged strategic partnerships between diverse public and private organizations to address human rights, economic and environmental challenges, producing real, measurable improvements in the lives of individuals and communities.
Stalczynski holds a masters degree in public policy and management from University of Pittsburgh, with a focus on Western Pennsylvania social and economic development issues. After receiving a BA from Penn State, he served for three years with the Peace Corps in Gabon, Central Africa. He has since worked on economic development projects in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Haiti, Malawi, Mali, Republic of Congo, Togo, Uganda and the U.K.
Stalczynski has returned to his roots in Pittsburgh to focus on civil rights as an issue that is central to the economic prosperity of Western Pennsylvania families and communities. He will be managing the work of the Pittsburgh PHRC staff in investigating complaints of illegal discrimination and promoting equal opportunity through public outreach.