Next week: Charlotte Post Foundation on its Black Lives Matter programs.
Larken Egleston announced that the Young Democrats and Young Republicans of Mecklenburg have scheduled a joint Adopt-A-Street cleanup on Matheson Avenue on Saturday, Jan. 28 from 10 a.m.-noon from CVS, 2939 The Plaza. Details on Facebook.
Juanita Miller announced that the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs Inc. will hold an International Luncheon on Saturday, Jan. 28 from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Second Calvary Baptist Church, 114 Nelson St. Tickets $25. Details here.
Blanche Penn announced that she was now fully retired, and had been approved to continue to the second phase of her PhD program.
Nancy Carter announced the 47th Annual Soil & Water District tree sale will be held Feb. 25 at the Hal Marshall Center, 700 N. Tryon St.
Nancy Carter made a suggestion on how to free up young adults to mentor in the schools. Video here.
Mark Frazier announced a PositiveOne free event for youth, targeting middle-schoolers with “What is Your Personal Brand,” on Friday, Jan. 13 from 7-9 p.m. at Advent Coworking, 933 Louise Ave.
Mary Klenz announced the League of Women Voters’ Civics 101, a series of five weekly sessions on citizen engagement in local government. Sessions begin on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 6:15 p.m. at the Government Center. Flier here. More info here.
Samantha Britton announced that a Chalk Talk mural will be constructed at Johnson C. Smith University on the 3rd floor of the Science Center on Thursday, Jan. 12 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Details here.
Jan Valder announced that the Sign of the Times musical group will present “A Tree Without Roots” as its 17th Annual Black History production on March 10-11 at CPCC’s Pease Auditorium, 1201 Elizabeth Ave. Tickets $15-$25 go on sale Jan. 15. Details here. Newsletter with upcoming presentations here.
Lucy Bush Carter announced a five-part weekly series of community dialogues exploring “implicit bias and systemic racism in our city and the broader culture.” Meetings are Wednesdays beginning Jan. 11 at 6:30 p.m. All meetings at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1000 E. Morehead St. Details on hot meal, child care and cost are here. Observer overview story here. Co-sponsor WIE’s newsletter here. Details on Session 1 here. Press release here.
Calenia Ivory announced the free Growing the Dream luncheon on Saturday, Jan. 14 at Johnson C. Smith University. Sign-up sheet available at the Forum. Jan. 10.
Carlenia Ivory announced that Sarah Stevenson is raising $2,500 to complete tuition support for John Malindi of South Africa, the second of the students Stevenson met during her visit to South Africa and promised to help experience an American college education at Johnson C. Smith University. Portia Motsapi enrolled at JCSU for the fall 2015 semester. More on how to donate online here.
Tommie Robinson announced that he could fulfill your every need for MLK prints, in time for the MLK holiday. Info by e-mail or 910—220-5787.
Nasif Majeed announced the annual Moral Summit Weekend Feb. 17-19 at Masjid Ash Shaheed, 400 W. Sugar Creek Rd. and the Islamic Center of Greater Charlotte Bilal Hall, 7025 The Plaza. Info and tickets here.
Kris Chambers Woodruff sent in an announcement that he is a candidate for appointment to the District 5 City Council seat. More here.
Maurice Jones sent in an announcement of a Charlotte screening of “Hidden Figures” on Wednesday, Jan. 4 at 7 p.m. at Regal Phillips Place. Trailer here.
Maurice Jones sent in an announcement of a Homeschool Rally on STEM subjects at ImaginOn, 300 E. 7th St. on Wednesday, Jan. 4 at 11 a.m.
LaWana Mayfield sent in a flier from Tuesday’s Project PIECE (Partnership for Inclusive Employment and Career Excellence) job skills and placement program.
Dena Dioro sent in her Jan. 3 Board Bulletin.
Larken Egleston sent in an announcement that he would moderate a NextGenCLT event “Learning About Personal Branding” on Wednesday, Feb. 8 from 4-6 p.m. at The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, 4150 Yancey Rd. Tickets for $25 and info here.
Maurice Jones sent in an announcement of an ongoing free program for young people 16-24 interested in increasing their employability and marketability. Orientation sesssions are every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. at CPCC’s Education Center, Room 106, 142 E. 4th St. Details here.
Jason Terrell sent in the Jan. 3 edition of Profound Gentlemen’s newsletter.