Next week: Forum Christmas Party, 8:30 a.m. in the Ivory Baker Rec Center gym, with breakfast catered by Friendship Trays. Bring an unwrapped gift for the Take a Gift game, “something Aunt Suzie gave you that you never liked. You can tell her you donated it to a charity.”
No announcements were taken at the Dec. 8 Forum.
Joyce Waddell left an announcement that her N.C. Senate campaign would hold a kickoff event on Tuesday, Dec. 29 from 5-7 p.m. in the Harris Room of the University Hilton, 8629 J.M. Keynes Dr. Details here.
Robert Dawkins sent in a link to his Agitator Radio interview with Rachel Williams, community organizer with Black Youth Project 100.
Dena Diorio sent in her Dec. 7 Board Bulletin.
Ericka Ellis-Stewart sent in an announcement that Mental Health America of Central Carolinas will hold a one-hour Monthly Coffee & Conversation on Tuesday, Jan. 12 from 9-10 a.m. at 3703 Latrobe Dr Suite 220. Flier here. Register here.
Ericka Ellis-Stewart sent in an announcement of a free Mental Health First Aid-Youth Version on Tuesday, Jan. 19 from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., a course to prepare members of the public to provide Mental Health First Aid to youth in need. Registration deadline Friday, Jan. 15. For location and all further details: Nancy Woodard at 704-365-3454 ext. 210 or by e-mail.
Sylvia Grier passed along an invitation to a Black Lives Matter meeting sponsored by the Charlotte Post and Post Foundation and focused on health care, to be held Thursday, Dec. 10 from 6-8 p.m. at Little Rock Community Center, 401 N. McDowell. St. Register here.
Joyce Waddell sent in her Dec. 7 Waddell Weekly Bulletin.
Laura Clark sent in the Dec. 7 edition of the Renaissance West Community Initiative newsletter.
Ariel Smith sent in a reminder of CMS Policy Committee meetings on Dec. 10 and Dec. 17 at 10:30 a.m. on the fifth floor of the Government Center.