Carlenia Ivory announced that while the exact size of the replacement West Charlotte High was undecided, the replacement school WOULD be built.
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. 20: Candidate forum, 6 p.m., Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
Feb. 22: CMS Career & Technical Education Fair, Convention Center, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Feb. 22: Day of Action for Cynthia Wallace’s 9th District Congress candidacy. See Facebook or call Pat Stanford at 704-218-9463.
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: ‘Momma I Don’t Want to Go to College” Skill & Trade Expo, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., 1824 Statesville Ave. Tickets $0-$175 here. Palm card.
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.
Feb. 29: “A kickoff to 31 Days of Praying for Gender Justice,” 11 a.m., St. Paul Baptist Church, 1401 Allen St.
March 3: Mentor North Carolina listening tour for leaders of mentoring programs “to help mentoring agencies incorporate or enhance quality mentoring practices that lead to long term sustainability.” 11 a.m.-1 p.m., free, 5301 Wilkinson Blvd. Register.
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. Register.
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.
June 24: Aviation Camp of the Carolinas. Registration opens March 15. Flier here.
July 13-18: Winners Plus Agency party trip to Tunica casinos.
News & Handouts
Nasif Majeed 2-16
Carol Sawyer 2-12
Council for Children’s Rights 2-13
First in Families 2-18
Goodwill Industries 2-13
Knight Foundation 2-18