The Forum did not meet due to a winter storm. The following material was e-mailed in.
Next week: Forum Christmas Party. Bring an unwrapped gift that you never liked but that someone else might, for the Take-A-Gift game. Catered breakfast; $5 donation requested.
Dec. 18: “Mental Health for Youth” panel discussion, 6-7:30 p.m. Register here.
Dec. 18: Community Night of Hope, 7 p.m., New Beginnings Church, 7021 Stillwell Rd., Matthews.
Jan. 10: MeckEd professional development. Fee $30.
Jan. 11: Court College applications due.
Jan. 13: The Rev. William Barber on “Just Jesus: The Black Church and Social Justice Preaching” for the inaugural lecture in in an African-American Social Justice Preaching series at C.N. Jenkins Memorial Presbyterian Church, 4 p.m. Fee and live-streamed.
Jan. 17: Mayor’s Mentoriing Alliance Awards event, 6-8 p.m., 3646 Central Ave.
Jan. 21: MLK Holiday Breakfast, 7 a.m. Convention Center. $40. Proceeds to McCrorey YMCA.
Jan. 28: Discussion with Richard Rothstein, author of “The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America,” 6 p.m., First Baptist Church-West, 1801 Oaklawn Ave. Details on free copies of book here. Website here.
Jan. 31-Feb. 2: My Brother’s Keeper event.
Feb. 6: MeckEd professional development. Fee $30.
Feb. 22: Justice Initiatives summit on raise the age. Register here.
March 6: MeckEd professional development. Fee $30.
April 3: MeckEd professional development. Fee $30.
July 15-20: Biloxi/New Orleans Casino trip.
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