Joel Ford discussed recent legislative action on HB2. Video here.
Thelma Byers-Bailey discussed likely CMS decisions on westside K-8s and school replacements. Video here.
Maxine Eaves invited all to a meet-and-greet with incoming CMS Supt. Clayton Wilcox on Tuesday, May 23 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Garinger High School, 1100 Eastway Dr.
Larken Egleston announced the Mecklenburg County Democratic Party annual convention on Saturday, April 8 at 1 p.m. at Elizabeth Traditional Elementary, 1601 Park Dr. Details here.
Ceretha Sherrill invited all to meetings of United Voices for Education, which are held immediately following the Forum at Belmont Center.
Gary Young announced a meeting of the Black Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, April 11 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Packard Place, 222 S. Church St. Details here.
Scott Huffman announced that he is a candidate for county Democratic Party first vice chair.
Victor Mack announced or sent in invitations to an April 20-21 Latinx Mental Health Summit (register here), an April 21-22 “Moving the Dial” conference on “collaborating for the inclusion of all children” (register here), and an April 27 spring writing conference (register here).
Annette Albright announced a panel discussion titled, “Is there unfair distribution of discipline within CMS?” on Wednesday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m. at New Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 217 W. Todd Ln.
Dena Diorio sent in her April 3 Board Bulletin.
Sylvia Grier sent in an invitation to a Genesis Project 10th Anniversary Celebration Event: “Please Believe Free Fitness Day” on Saturday, April 8 at 2 p.m. at 2734 N. Graham St. Details here.
Dimple Ajmera sent in her April 3 Update.
Stephanie Counts sent in the March 30 newsletter of the Women’s Inter-Cultural Exchange.
Sylvia Grier sent in a reminder of Trasha Black’s Break Every Chain radio show at 5 p.m. Saturdays on wdrbmedia.com. Details here.
Henry Rock sent in an announcement that City Startup Labs will drop its exclusion of women from its entrepreneurial education programs and, using a grant from the Unite Charlotte Fund, will add a program focus on the needs of formerly incarcerated persons. Details here.
Christy Kluesner sent in an invitation of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby meeting on Saturday, April 8 at 12:45 p.m. at 2108 South Blvd., Suite 107. Details here.
Justin Harlow scheduled a press conference Thursday, April 6 at 11 a.m. at 1635 W. Trade St., to announce a plan that was characterized by “Campaign Manager” Mark Jerrell as “to preserve legacy of District 2 and fill the void that will be left on Charlotte City Council” by incumbent Al Austin’s departure. Details here.
Chris Jackson sent in an announcement of how some taxpayers may qualify for free tax-filing assistance through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Details here.