Keiba Young sent in an announcement of $400 scholarships to cover summer camp enrollments already approved for individuals with certain disabilities. Details, rules and application here. Flier.
Giovanni Dortche announced that his political consulting firm will do the paperwork certifying early voting place volunteer hours for those needing community service hours. He is at 704-606-1103.
Feb. 12: Democratic Women of Mecklenburg, 6:30 p.m., 700 Parkwood Ave. Speaker: N.C. first lady Kristin Cooper.
Feb. 12: Planning Director Taiwo Jaiyeoba at Lunch with the League, free, 11:30 a.m., 1817 Central Ave.
Feb. 12: Dr. Angela Davis on “Radical Resilience,” 5:30 p.m., free, UNCC Student Union.
Feb. 14: Senior Democrats forum for at-large commissioner candidates, 11:30 a.m., 5820 E. W.T. Harris Blvd.
Feb. 14: Charlotte Post Black History Month event Senior Valentine’s Day Lunch & Learn on Estate planning, wills, long term care and more, 5118 Prince St. Tickets $15.
Feb. 14: League of Women Voters marks organization’s 100th with 11 a.m. press conference in suffrage costumes on sidewalk at 1817 Central Ave.
Feb, 16: Exodus Foundation screening of “Just Mercy,” plus VIP fireside chat, 3:15 p.m. (from 2:30 p.m. if ordering meal), Studio Movie Grill, 5336 Docia Crossings Rd. Online tickets $28.16 here.
Feb. 18: Greater Charlotte Alliance of Black School Educators reception for CMS Supt. Earnest Winston, 6:30 p.m., 2219 Senior Dr. Website.
Feb. 18: Town hall by CMS Vice Chair Thelma Byers-Bailey on future of Lincoln Heights School, 6 p.m., 1900 Newcastle St.
Feb. 18: City District 3 Neighborhood Showcase. 6 p.m., 2701 Freedom Dr.
Feb. 18-22: Black History Month Wealth Week, weekday events free, Saturday gala $75. Flier.
Feb. 20: “The Roots of Voter Suppression” with David Zucchino, author of “Wilmington’s Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy.”
Feb. 20: Charlotte Post Black History Month seminar, “Want to grow your nest egg, but don’t know how?” 6:30 p.m., free. Register.
Feb. 24: Free screening of “Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope, 6:30 p.m., Covenant Presbyterian Church. Register.
Feb. 26: Mecklenburg County Budget workshop, south region, 10 a.m., Sportsplex at 2425 Sports Pkwy. Matthews. RSVP.
Feb. 29: League of Women Voters celebrates 100 years of women’s suffrage, 6-11 p.m., LeMeridian Hotel, 555 S. McCowell St. Info on tickets here.
March 6: Creative Mornings speaker is Winston Robinson on “Homeownership, Homeownership, Homeownership,” 8:30 a.m., 3701 N. Davidson St.
March 7: Screening of “Erasing Family” documentary, free, noon, Asian Herald Library, 1339 Baxter St.. Trailer on YouTube.
March 12: C.W. Williams Community Health Center’s Women’s Health & Doctor Recognition Luncheon. Sponsorship and ticket info here.
March 12-15: “My Brother And Me,” Profound Gentlemen’s Community Impact Assembly.
March 21: CMS Family and Community Engagement Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 3351 Griffith St.
April 4: Charlotte African-American Festival, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
April 23-24: Southern Regional Grant Professionals Association Conference: Connecting Our Communities, Greenville, SC. Register here.
July 13-18: Winners Plus Agency party trip to Tunica casinos.
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