J’Tanya Adams announced a panel discussion on “economic and digital justice” on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 10 a.m. at Sanctuary Charlotte Church, 11301 Granite St.
Victor Mack announced the 40th annual National Council for Black Studies being held at the Omni Charlotte Hotel, 132 E. Trade St. on March 16-19. Details here.
Ericka Ellis-Stewart announced a CMS survey on student assignment that is available through Feb. 22. Paper copies are also available.
Ericka Ellis-Stewart announced that the next CMS Policy Committee meeting will be held Thursday, March 10 at 6 p.m. in Government Center Room 267.
Ericka Ellis-Stewart announced that Mental Health America of Central Carolinas will hold a Coffee & Conversation event on Monday, March 21 from 1-2 p.m., at 3703 Latrobe Dr. Suite 220. Register here.
Larken Egleston announced that the Young Democrats and other party auxiliaries will hold a candidate forum on Monday, Feb. 29 at 6 p.m. at Little Rock AME Zion Church, 401 N. McDowell St. Flier here. More info here.
Rob Hillman announced that his “Autonomous Rex” robotics team would compete at the NC FIRST Tech Challenge state tournament Saturday, Feb. 20 at N.C. A&T University. Hillman encouraged parents to bring their children “so they can see what they can do with their minds and with their hands in terms of building robots that are very competitive.” Address and details here and here.
Thomas Moore announced that the Tuned In Choir will rehearse Thursday from 5:45-6:45 p.m. at McCreesh Place, 2120 N. Davidson St., and will perform on Tuesday, Feb. 23 for the Supporting Housing Communities annual fundraising luncheon.
Sandra Clory announced that Mayor Jennifer Roberts will hold an Educational Summit Breakfast on March 14 at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 3400 Beatties Ford Rd. from 8 a.m.-noon. RSVP here.
Dr. Yolonda Holmes announced that West Mecklenburg High School is still seeking proctors for upcoming testing.
Jackie Walton announced that free tax preparation assistance is available at Community Link. Details here.
Joie Cook announced the 3rd Annual Carolina Veterans Resource Expo on Sunday, April 24 from 1-7 p.m. at The Park Expo, 800 Briar Creek Rd. Flier here. Vender info here. Tickets etc. here. Questions: 704-712-7516 or 980-635-9753.
Sherri Moore left an announcement that the West Mecklenburg Advisory Board’s first meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 16 at 8:15 a.m. at West Mecklenburg High Room 132, 7400 Tuckaseegee Rd. Questions: E-mail Sherri Moore. Partially built website here.
Dena Diorio sent in her Feb. 15 Board Bulletin.
Dianna Davis sent in an announcement seeking help with the 4th Annual Charlotte African-American Festival to be held on Saturday, April 9 from noon-6 p.m. at Grady Cole Center, 310 N. Kings Dr. (flier here) with the 2016 Ashanti Pageant (flier here) to be held Thursday, April 7 with the queens will be crowned at the festival. Info by e-mail or call Dianna Davis at 704-777-9928.
Jennifer Nelson sent in an announcement of the KIPP Charlotte Annual Scholars’ Breakfast on Thursday, March 24 from 7:30-9 a.m. at The Westin Charlotte. Free but donations requested. RSVP is required here, by e-mail or by phone at 980-406-2419.
Ariel Smith sent in an announcement of the Black Political Caucus’s “Rise and Shine” Breakfast fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 20 at 9 a.m. at Double Oaks Masonic Outreach Center, 1326 Prince Hall Ave. Tickets $50. Details here.
Ariel Smith sent in an announcement that Judges Donald Cureton and Kimberly Best-Staton will moderate “Blacks & The Bench” on Thursday, Feb. 18 from 6-7:30 p.m. at No Grease Barbershop at Mosaic Village, 1635 W. Trade St. Details here.
Ariel Smith sent in an announcment that the Black Political Caucus will hold a candidate forum for judicial, legislator and county commissioner candidates on Sunday, Feb. 21 at 4 p.m. at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, 1600 Norris Ave. RSVP by Thursday, Feb. 18 to 704-562-9303.
Paulina Havelka sent in an announcement of a meet-and-greet for her District Court campaign on Friday, Feb. 26 from 5-8 p.m. at the home and Kathy and Marty Kreshon, 6527 Chipstead Ln.
Emily Tamilin sent in an announcement that the Council For Children’s Rights is conducting an online survey about CMS school assignment. Survey is here.