John Powell announced that he was not among the Republicans on Tuesday’s Forum panel because he does not have a primary Sept. 12.
Nakisa Glover announced that Renewable Energy Transition Initiative would hold a solar eclipse viewing party and fundraiser on Monday, Aug. 21 from noon-4 p.m. at Camp North End, 1776 Statesville Ave. Free solar eclipse glasses to all who sign up for RETI newsletter.
Nakisa Glover announced a Greenpeace nonviolent action training on Saturday, Sept. 9 from 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at Queens University Levine Center, 2201 Wellesley Ave. Details and RSVP here. Flier here.
Larken Egleston announced that the last day to register to vote or update registration details in the Sept. 12 municipal primary is Friday, Aug. 18. Details here.
Jade Jackson announced a screening of “Get in the Way,” a documentary on the life and work of U.S. Rep. John Lewis, on Wednesday, Aug. 16 at 6:30 p.m. at Statesville Avenue Presbyterian Church, 3435 Nevin Rd. Flier here.
Mary Johnson announced a Black Political Caucus candidate debate for school board candidates on Thursday, Aug. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Weeping Willow AME Zion Church, 2220 Milton Rd.
Mary Johnson announced that $130 tickets would be available at the Forum on Aug. 22 for the Black Political Caucus banquet featuring U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, on Saturday, Sept. 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sheraton, 555 S. McDowell St. Details here. Sponsorship levels here.
Yolanda Holmes announced that most CMS students return to class Monday, Aug. 28.
Laura McClettie and Mary Johnson sent in an announcement of a book signing for “Ordinary Extraordinary African American Women: The Elders” by Stephana Colbert, a collection of profiles including one of Sarah Stevenson. The event is Saturday, Aug. 26 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 3001 Beatties Ford Rd. Flier here.
Charles Young sent in an announcement of West End Family Fest on Saturday, Aug. 26 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at West Charlotte Recreation Center, 2401 Kendall Dr. Details here.
Rashaan Peek sent in an announcement of a MeckEd program on Wednesday, Sept. 6 from 9-11 a.m. at Grier Height Community Center, 3100 Leroy St., for afterschool and summer school program providers to introduce “new ideas to take back to your program.” Details here.
Chris Jackson sent in a Goodwill success story.
Gloria De Los Santos sent in details of the Durham Women’s Equality March in Durham on Saturday Aug. 26 from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Details here.
Keiba Young sent in an announcement of a free screening by First in Families Benefits Enrollment Centers for adults with disabilities, caregivers and seniors to assess eligibility for federal benefits including prescription drug reimbursements, medical care, food and utility bills. Screening is on Wednesday, Aug. 23 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at InReach, 4530 Park Rd. Suite 300. Flier here.
Keiba Young passed along information on Legal Advocacy Day of Service on Thursday, Sept. 14 at Mecklenburg County Courthouse, 832 E. 4th St., marking the 50th anniversary of Legal Services of Southern Piedmont, soon to be named Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy. Details on expungement and benefits. Other details here.
Jane Whitley sent in an announcement of Democratic Women of Mecklenburg County’s Doris Cromartie Fundraiser/Gala on Thursday, Aug. 24 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Carolina Golf Club, 2415 Old Steele Creek Rd. Details here.
Council At-large: Ajmera