Carlenia Ivory announced that the CMS superintendent search firm would hold a community listening session on the Beatties Ford Road corridor on March 9 at 6 p.m. at Reeder Memorial Baptist Church, 3725 Beatties Ford Rd.
March 31: Applications due from nonprofits and other groups for grants of $1,000-$10,000 for “projects and programs addressing societal disparities experienced by African Americans.” Begin applications here under “grant program name” pulldown of Foundation for Black Philanthropy.
Through March 8: League of Women Voters Civics 101 program. Info here.
March 8: CMS superintendent search committee listening session, 6 p.m., Reeder Memorial Baptist Church, 3725 Beatties Ford Rd.
March 9: Park and Recreation listening session about initial master planning recommendations for Latta Place, free, 6 p.m., Little Rock Cultural Center, 401 N Myers St. RSVP here. Background here.
March 9: Teacher Talks 2023, 5-7:30 p.m., Dale Halton Theater at CPCC, 1208 Elizabeth Ave. Free tickets for CMS educators and staff; general admission tickets $28.52 here.
March 18: Women empowerment session, 2 p.m., free, Arbor Glen Rec Center, 1520 Clanton Rd. designed to create community with community. “We welcome your presence as we boldly share our experiences amongst one another as they tell their stories. DJ and light refreshments. Details here.
March 17-19: Profound Gentlemen Community Impact Assembly. More here.
March 18: “I am because we are,” 10-11:30 a.m., SouthPark Regional Library, 7015 Carnegie Blvd. Dr. Sonya Ramsey shares from her biography, “Bertha Maxwell-Roddey: A Modern-Day Race Woman and the Power of Black Leadership.”
March 23: Park and Recreation listening session about initial master planning recommendations for Latta Place, free, 6 p.m., South County Regional Library, 5801 Rea Rd. RSVP here. Background here.
March 25: Health & Community Affair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Vendor registration due March 1 here.
March 25: Community Engagement Task Group for Community Justice’s Community Conversation, 12:30-2 p.m., West Charlotte Rec Center, 2401 Kendall Dr. RSVP by e-mail.
April 8: Community Resources Day at Lincoln Heights Park, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 1819 Catherine Simmons Ave.
April 10-14: Diamond Tours trip with Dr. Blanche Penn and Petronila Clark for Myrtle Beach Show Trip, $675.
May 19: Urban League Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards. Details to come.
Sept. 19-21: Diamond Tours trip with Dr. Blanche Penn and Petronila Clark for Pigeon Forge and Smoky Mountains Show Trip, $395.
Nov. 27-Dec. 1: Diamond Tours trip with Dr. Blanche Penn and Petronila Clark for The Ark Encounter and Creation Museum near Cincinnati.
Candidates & Elected Officials
Nasif Majeed 2-25
Joyce Waddell 2-27
Governments & Nonprofits
Center for Community Transitions 2-28
Council for Children’s Rights 2-28
Goodwill Industries 2-22
NC Administrative Office of the Courts 2-24
New Rural Project 2-23
Read Charlotte 2-22
UNCC Urban Institute 2-23