The Forum met, but the scribe was not in earshot. The following matters were e-mailed in.
Keiba Young announced that InReach will use a Speedway Charities grant for one-time assistance to families with a child with developmental disabilities who are experiencing eviction, foreclosure, homeless or interrupted utlility service. Flier here. Eligibility requirements here.
Jan. 10: MeckEd professional development. Fee $30.
Jan. 10: MMA Mentor 101 Training, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Carole Hoefener Center, 615 E. 6th St. Free. Register here.
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. 15: League of Women Voters, 6:30-8 p.m., 1817 Central Ave. Speaker: Dr. Gina Navarrete on “Can the U.S. Afford to Get Rid of Immigrants?” More info here.
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. 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. 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.
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