The 2020 Census questionnaire is available via smartphone or computer. Participate now if you have not already done so. Available in 13 languages here. The Congressional Black Caucus holds an emergency town hall via Zoom on the Census Tuesday, Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. Details here. Register here. Hosts include Rep. Karen Bass, CBC Chair and potential Democratic Party vice presidential candidate.
League of Creative Interventionists is accepting applications for fellowships. Deadline is Aug. 28. Details here.
Aug. 5: Nonprofits x Funders Networking, noon-1:30 p.m., free Zoom event from Share Charlotte. Info and registration here.
Aug. 20: “Child Custody Laws in NC: Erasing Family,” 12:30-1:30 p.m., a MeckMin Food for Thought session via Zoom with KN2P’s Sheila Peltzer on keeping both parents actively involved in their children’s lives after separation or divorce. Register here.
Aug. 20: SHARE-a-Latte, 9-10 a.m., free Zoom event with Valaida Fullwood and Charles Thomas about black philanthropy. Info and registration here.
Sept. 17-26: Profound Gentlemen’s Back to Class wine set and virtual testing virtual social and fund-raiser. More info, registration links and FAQ here.
Through Aug. 7: MeckMIN’s “In Our Own BackYard Interfaith Summer Opportunities for High School Youth,” volunteer and relationship-building activities for youth of all faiths and philosophies. Email for details.
Through Aug.13: Democratic Women of Mecklenburg online Paint the Town Blue fundraiser.
Through Aug. 19: Sol Tech Summer Series, Mondays and Wednesdays, a Zoom virtual experience for 6th- through 12th-graders focused on computer coding, sisterhood, climate justice, women in tech and confidence building. Register here. Details here and here.
Through Aug. 31: Keep Charlotte Beautiful photo contest. No pay, but lots of glory from identifying an image that “represents Charlotte as a beautiful place.”
Through Nov 3: Reclaim Our Vote phone banking into voter suppression states, including North Carolina, 5-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Details.
News & Handouts
Center for Community Transitions 7-30
CharMeck Chronicle 8-1
Congressional Black Caucus 8-3
Mecklenburg Board Bulletin 8-3
Partners for Parks 7-30
Urban League 7-31