Jean Busby announced that Action NC would hold an N.C. Women’s Equality Forum on Saturday, April 30 at 10 a.m. at Beatties Ford Road Library, 2414 Beatties Ford Rd. Flier here.
Yolanda Holmes announced that pastors and clergy in the West Mecklenburg High School area will meet Tuesday, April 19 from 1-2:30 p.m. at Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 7237 Tuckaseegee Rd., to discuss support of the CMS West Mecklenburg feeder pattern.
Maurice Jones announced a STEMlympics for teams from across North Carolina, to be held Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Discovery Place. Free after paying museum admission. Info here.
Nakisa Glover announced a Goodie Ideation hackathon on environmental issues on Saturday, April 16 at Solid Waste Services, 1105 Otts St. Info on Facebook.
Carrie Cook sent in an announcement of EmpowHERment’s free Financial Literacy 101 on Saturday, April 15 from 1:30-4 p.m. at the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, 330 S. Tryon St. Details and register here.
Rickye McKoy-Mitchell sent in an announcement of a reception by her Court of Appeals campaign on Tuesday, April 19 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at LaCa, 1429 Bryant St. RSVP by April 14 here.
Joel Ford sent in his April 7 newsletter.
Larken Egleston sent in an announcement of Taste of the Nation on Monday, April 18. VIP admission from 6 p.m. for $120; general admission at $85 from 7 p.m., ending 9:30 p.m., at The Fillmore Charlotte, 820 Hamilton St. Info here. Local beneficiaries are Second Harvest Food Bank and Community Culinary School of Charlotte.
Larken Egleston sent in an announcement of the monthly meeting of Mecklenburg Young Democrats on Tuesday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the private room at Whiskey Warehouse, 1221 The Plaza. Speakers: N.C. Sen. Jeff Jackson and House candidate Chaz Beasley.
Larken Egleston sent in a save-the-date for the Mayor’s International Community Awards on Wednesday, May 4 at 5:30 p.m. at Booth Playhouse. Tickets for $20-$25 here.
Kim Ratliff sent in the text of a Charlotte Post story about a U.S. House bill introduced by Rep. Alma Adams to fund academic innovation at historically black colleges and universities.