Latarzja Henry announced Cooking Up Change, a contest spotlighting CMS student culinarians, on Thursday, April 19 at 6 p.m. at Aldergate Community Center, 3800 Shamrock Dr. Info and registration here.
Carlenia Ivory announced that only 10 applications had been received for $500 Jumpstart Community Safety micro-grants for projects to be completed by June 30 on issues of conflict resolution and mediation; crime fighting and prevention; and opportunities for youth and/or parents. Details here. Palm card here. Pre-application workshops scheduled April 18, 23 and May 1 from 6-7:30 at Belmont Center, 700 Parkwood Ave. Details here.
Brenda Robinson announced an Aviation Camps of the Carolinas event June 26-27. “It is not just a camp about aviation; it is about life for teenagers.” Early-bird pricing through April 22. Donations accepted. Details here.
Blanche Penn announced a Voice 4 the People meeting Saturday, April 14 at 10 a.m. at New Heaven Community Church, 8823 Albemarle Rd. Details here.
Blanche Penn announced a 2nd Annual Summer Arts Camp running during six weeks between June 11 and July 20 at West Charlotte Recreation Center, 2401 Kendall Dr. Details here.
Nakisa Glover announced that the Justice First tour will stop on Saturday, April 14 from 6-8 p.m. at Little Rock AME Zion Church, 401 N. McDowell St. Flier here.
Willie Ratchford announced a free event to mark the 50th anniversaries of the signing of the Fair Housing Act and the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., on Wednesday, April 25 at 6 p.m. at Covenant Presbyterian Church. Details and registration here.
Gloria McKenzie announced a meeting of the Greater Charlotte Alliance of Black School Educators on Thursday, April 19 at 5:30 p.m. at West Charlotte High School to discuss specific requests to CMS to improve achievement, including mandatory meetings with parents to be certain they know their children’s graduation requirements. Upcoming banquet May 18.
Ceretha Sherrill announced that Friday, April 13 is the last day to register to vote in the May 8 primary.
Kristen left a flier about an advanced care planning event Monday, April 16 at 6 p.m. at PACE of the Southern Piedmont, 6133 The Plaza.
Dimple Ajmera sent in a link to a video of her April 10 Safety in the Classroom Town Hall Meeting.
Rev. Dele left a flier for a Soil & Souls Mission Conference on April 20-22 at Camp Canaan, Rock Hill.
Stephanie Counts sent in the April 11 W.I.E. newsletter.
Tiyana Brown sent in the April 11 Charlotte NEXT update.
DonnaMarie Woodson sent in an announcement of an April 14 Poor People’s Campaign action.
Jane Whitley sent in a save-the-date for the Democratic Women of Mecklenburg County “Paint the Town Blue Gala” in August.
Henry Rock sent in an announcement that City Startup Labs will hold ReEntry Entrepreneurship programs for people returning from prison. Flier here.
Dena Diorio sent in her April 9 Board Bulletin.
Mary Belk sent in an invitation to her District 88 Campaign Kickoff Party at Sugar Creek Brewing, 215 Southside Dr., on Thursday, May 3 at 5:30 p.m. “No donation is requested, but they’re always encouraged!”
Kim Roseboro sent in an invitation to a free Global Youth Service Day on Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School, 500 Bilmark Ave. Details and registration here. Flier here.
Joyce Waddell sent in a comment about the My Future NC Commission and Project LIFT.