Nakisa Glover thanked Forum participants for being “familiar friends and faces” at Saturday’s Growing the Dream awards lunch, where she was honored.
Jackie Edwards Walton thanked Dedrick Russell for the “WBTV Community Conversation: Black Boys and the Promised Land.”
Nakisa Glover announced that applications are available for the free seven-week Girls Who Code summer immersion program for 10th-11th graders. Deadlines Feb. 15 and March 15.
Jan. 26: Real Women Real Talk Workshop, 2-5 p.m. $35-$50, includes lunch.
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. 27 “Resilience” documentary screened, Beatties Ford Library.
Jan. 27: Alma Adams sworn in, 4 p.m., JCSU Gambrell Auditorium. Letter here.
Jan. 28: Deadline for applications for 3-day Climate Reality Training, Atlanta. See Nakisa Glover for scholarship and travel expense help.
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. 30: Urban League annual meeting, 6 pp.m. Mint Museum uptown, 500 S. Tryon St. Free. Register here.
Jan. 30: Mentor Mingle, 6-8 p.m., Heist Brewery, 2909 N. Davidson St. Free, RSVP 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. 2: Community conversation about sharing stories for social change, 2-4 p.m., with poet Terrance Hayes.
Feb. 6: MeckEd professional development. Fee $30.
Feb. 6: MeckEd professional development “Beyond race: Teaching social justice in 2019.” Fee $30.
Feb. 7: Dedication of Tommie Robinson’s murals at Second Ward Gym, 10 a.m.
Feb. 9: Historic Thousands on Jones Street march, Raleigh.
Feb 9: Community conversation about sharing stories for social change, 2-4 p.m., with poet Terrance Hayes.
Feb. 22: Justice Initiatives summit on raise the age. Register here.
Feb. 23: “In White America: A Documentary Play,” 2:30, 7:30, Sunday at 4, C.N. Jenkins Presbyterian Church, 1421 Statesville, $10-$15.
Feb. 23: CMS Career & Technical Education Fair, Convention Center, 11 1.m.-3 p.m. Free.
March 6: MeckEd professional development. Fee $30.
March 21: C.W. Williams Community Health Center 3rd Annual Women’s Health & Doctor Recognition luncheon fundraiser, noon, Hilton Center City, 222 E. 3rd. St.
April 3: MeckEd professional development. Fee $30.
April 4-6: Sol Summit.
April 16: Aviation Camps of the Carolinas event. Charlotte-Douglas Airport. Some seats free; details here.
June 25: Aviation Camps of the Carolinas event. Monroe Airport. Some seats free; details here.
July 15-20: Biloxi/New Orleans Casino trip.
News & Handouts
Joyce Waddell one two
Charlotte NEXT one two
Mecklenburg Board Bulletin one two
Partners for Parks
Women’s Inter-Cultural Exchange