Rev. Brenda Stevenson asked for notes about issues she needs to know about in connection with her at-large County Commissioner candidacy. “This is new to me…. Let’s help each other.” Her e-mail address filed with the Board of Elections is here.
Jan. 29: Urban League Annual Meeting, 6-8:30 p.m., Mint Uptown.
Jan. 29: United Voices candidate interviews, 11 a.m., 6824 Harrisburg Rd.
Jan. 30: CMS Title 1 District Parent Advisory council meeting, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 3205 Freedom Dr. More details and registration here.
Jan. 30: “Implicit Bias,” a free presentation featuring three judges, 6-8 p.m., Reeder Memorial Baptist, 3725 Beatties Ford Rd.
Jan. 30: N.C. Grant Professionals Association Webinar “Think Like A Grant Reviewer,” via Zoom, 11 a.m. $20. Register here.
Feb. 1: Black Political Caucus annual gala, Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 6 p.m. Speaker: The Rev. Dr. William Barber II. Tickets $125, Jan. 20 deadline for $1,000 tables here. Sponsorships here.
Feb. 1: 3rd Annual Storytelling program featuring members of N.C. Association of Black Storytellers and West Side Cultural Arts Program, 2-4 p.m., free, Duke Memorial LIbrary, JCSU, 100 Beatties Ford Rd.
Feb. 4: Congressional Black Caucus 2020 Summit, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., free, U.S. Capitol. Register and more info here and here and here.
Feb. 6: Levine Museum historian Willie Griffin on the 1894 Fusion Movement, with Peter Kelly (a preparation for Feb. 20 Zucchino event below), 6:30 p.m., 1801 Oaklawn Ave.
Feb. 8: Trevor Fuller Senate campaign fund-raiser, 10 a.m., $25, Golden Corral, 7701 N. Tryon St,
Feb. 12: Democratic Women of Mecklenburg, 6:30 p.m., 700 Parkwood Ave. Speaker: N.C. first lady Kristin Cooper.
Feb. 12: Planning Director Taiwo Jaiyeoba at Lunch with the League, free, 11:30 a.m., 1817 Central Ave.
Feb. 12: Dr. Angela Davis on “Radical Resilience,” 5:30 p.m., free, UNCC Student Union.
Feb. 14: Senior Democrats forum for at-large commissioner candidates, 11:30 a.m., 5820 E. W.T. Harris Blvd.
Feb. 18: Greater Charlotte Alliance of Black School Educators reception for CMS Supt. Earnest Winston, 6:30 p.m., 2219 Senior Dr. Website.
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. 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.
March 7: Screening of “Erasing Family” documentary, free, noon, Asian Herald Library, 1339 Baxter St.. Trailer on YouTube.
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.-3 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.
July 13-18: Winners Plus Agency party trip to Tunica casinos.
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Mecklenburg Board Bulletin 1-27