The next meeting of the Forum will be Jan. 8, 2019.
Krystal King sent in a link to resolicitation of bids for city-funded out-of-school time programs.
Dec. 22: 2nd Annual Empowerment Gala, 6-9 p.m. Tickets $25-$40. Register here.
Jan. 8: Panel discussion on affordable housing, 7-8:30 p.m., C.N. Jenkins Memorial Presbyterian Church. Register here. Website here.
Jan. 10: MeckEd professional development. Fee $30.
Jan. 11: Court College applications due.
Jan. 13: The Rev. William Barber will speak on “Just Jesus: The Black Church and Social Justice Preaching” for the inaugural lecture in in an African-American Social Justice Preaching series at C.N. Jenkins Memorial Presbyterian Church, 4 p.m. Fee and live-streamed.
Jan. 17: Mayor’s Mentoriing Alliance Awards event, 6-8 p.m., 3646 Central Ave.
Jan. 21: MLK Holiday Breakfast, 7 a.m. Convention Center. $40. Proceeds to McCrorey YMCA.
Jan. 24: Alma Adams State of the District event, 6-8 p.m. 2601 E. 7th St.
Jan. 28: Discussion with Richard Rothstein, author of “The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America,” 6 p.m., First Baptist Church-West, 1801 Oaklawn Ave. Details on free copies of book here. Website here.
Jan. 31-Feb. 2: My Brother’s Keeper event.
Feb. 6: MeckEd professional development. Fee $30.
Feb. 22: Justice Initiatives summit on raise the age. Register here.
March 6: MeckEd professional development. Fee $30.
April 3: MeckEd professional development. Fee $30.
July 15-20: Biloxi/New Orleans Casino trip.