The Forum did not meet. The announcements below were mailed in. The next meeting of the Forum will be Jan. 8, 2019.
Jan. 7: Oath of Office ceremony for N.C. Rep. Nasif Majeed, 6 p.m., Government Center.
Jan. 8: Panel discussion on affordable housing, 7-8:30 p.m., C.N. Jenkins Memorial Presbyterian Church. Register here. Website here.
Jan. 10: MeckEd professional development. Fee $30.
Jan. 11: Mental Health America legislative breakfast, 7:30-9:30 a.m., St. John’s Baptist, 300 Hawthorne Lane. Register here.
Jan. 11: Court College applications due.
Jan. 13: The Rev. William Barber will speak on “Just Jesus: The Black Church and Social Justice Preaching” for the inaugural lecture in in an African-American Social Justice Preaching series at C.N. Jenkins Memorial Presbyterian Church, 4 p.m. Fee and live-streamed.
Jan. 17: Mayor’s Mentoriing Alliance Awards event, 6-8 p.m., 3646 Central Ave.
Jan. 21: MLK Holiday Breakfast, 7 a.m. Convention Center. $40. Proceeds to McCrorey YMCA.
Jan. 24: Alma Adams State of the District event, 6-8 p.m. 2601 E. 7th St. RSVP.
Jan. 26: Association of Negro Business and Professional Women, International Luncheon, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Second Calvary Church, 114 Nelson Ave. Tickets $20 from Juanita Miller at 704-807-3863.
Jan. 28: Discussion with Richard Rothstein, author of “The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America,” 6 p.m., First Baptist Church-West, 1801 Oaklawn Ave. Details on free copies of book here. Website here.
Jan. 31: “Making N.C. Count: A Statewide Convening for 2020 Census Preparation, Raleigh. Register here. Info on travel stipends for Charlotte nonprofits, Stacy Carless by e-mail.
Jan. 31-Feb. 2: My Brother’s Keeper event.
Feb. 6: MeckEd professional development. Fee $30.
Feb. 22: Justice Initiatives summit on raise the age. Register here.
March 6: MeckEd professional development. Fee $30.
April 3: MeckEd professional development. Fee $30.
July 15-20: Biloxi/New Orleans Casino trip.