Gwen Jackson announced that BK Partners and Mecklenburg County will hold a town hall to begin the public engagement phase of the Brooklyn Village redevelopment project, on Thursday, Aug. 4 from 6-8 p.m. in Room 267 of the Government Center, 600 E. Fourth St. Parking available in the Davidson Street parking deck.
Levester Flowers announced that CMS is looking for substitute teachers. Contact Laura McClettie, Vakala or Flowers at 704-968-3391.
Patricia Campbell announced that St. Paul Baptist Church and its Community Development Corporation will hold a groundbreaking on Thursday, Aug. 4 at 6 p.m. in the youth sanctuary for the new housing near the church.
Blanche Penn announced that Million Fathers March First Day of School has charter and CMS school participating in the event. See Penn for T-shirts.
Betty Howell Gray announced a voter education seminar on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Park Church, 6029 Beatties Ford Rd.
Larken Egleston issued a save-the-date for a discussion among Mecklenburg Young Democrats of law enforcement with Sheriff Irwin Carmichael and a representative of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, to be held Tuesday, Aug. 16 at a time and place to be announced.
Mary Johnson announced that CMS has set a schedule for community meetings for phase one of the Comprehensive Student Assignment Review. Details here.
Chisa Brookes of Brookes Construction LLC announced that she is looking to hire tradesmen, HVAC, plumbing and electrical, for Charlotte airport construction.
Robert Dawkins sent in an update on SAFE Coalition NC’s work on a “Harm Free Zones”, described as “safe, sustainable African American communities that are not dependent on government intervention for their success.” Dawkins’ interview with Dr. David Campt on Agitator Radio is here. A copy of the harm free zone methodology is here. Details here.
Monique Smith sent in an announcement of the 4th Annual National Family Empowerment Conference on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Carole A. Hoefener Center, 610 E. 7th St. Details here. Fliers here and here.
Victor Mack sent in the July 27 UNCC College of Education news roundup.
Stephanie Counts sent in a flier for “Coffee and Cultural Connections” on Friday, Aug. 26 from 7:30-10 a.m. at the Charlotte Convention Center. Registration and tickets $20 here.
Henry Rock sent in an invitation to City Startup Labs’ Center of Excellence graduation/pitch event on Wednesday, Aug. 25 from 6-9 p.m. at UNCC Center City, 320 E. 9th St. Details here. Reserve a seat here.
Dena Diorio sent in her Aug. 1 Board Bulletin.
Rashaan Peek sent in an announcement that EmpowHERment Inc. will hold its 6th Annual EmpowHERment Summit on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at East Mecklenburg High, 6800 Monroe Rd. for the first 300 female registrants in grades 6-12. Register here. Orientations for summit volunteers will be held Wednesday, Aug. 10 at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 14 at 3:30 p.m. Flier here. Register for the summit here to receive location details. All volunteers must be registered with CMS.
Jeremiah Chapman sent in an announcement that Rep. Alma Adams would hold a community conversation on gun violence, community policing and legislative/policy reform on Thursday, Aug. 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the Science Center auditorium at Johnson C. Smith University, 100 Beatties Ford Rd. Flier here.
Carla Cunningham sent in her July 28 Raleigh Report.
Jane Whitley sent in announcement that tickets are available for Mecklenburg Democratic Women’s Doris Cromartie Fundraiser Gala on Thursday, Aug. 18 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Carolina Golf Club, 2415 Old Steele Creek Rd. Tickets $40-$1,000. Details here.
Betty Howell Gray sent in a save-the-date for an International Conference on Urban Education, to be held Nov. 3-5 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Details here.
Jeri Thompson sent in an invitation to the Charlotte Post Foundation Inaugural Golf Tournament to be held Friday, Oct. 7 at Highland Creek Golf Course. Details here.
Joel Ford sent in his July 14 newsletter.