Mary Johnson offered copies of material from Rep. Alma Adams’s Monday evening town hall on health care.
Pamela Grundy announced that her book, “Color and Character: West Charlotte High and the American Struggle over Educational Equality” will be published by UNC Press on Sept. 5. Order here from the Press. Preview info here.
Larken Egleston announced that Friday, Aug. 18 is the last date to register or change registration details to be eligible to vote in the Sept. 12 primary. New registrations by state form here. Begin process of changing registration details here.
Blanche Penn announced that she will hold a kickoff for her District 3 school board campaign on Saturday, July 15 from 2-4 p.m. at Little Rock Cultural Center, 401 N. Myers St. Palm card here.
Joel Ford announced that he would file for Charlotte Mayor on July 18.
Levester Flowers announced that the Democratic Party’s African-American Caucus is continuing its membership drive to boost its current 100 members to 300 for November’s election work.
Brenda Robinson sent in a thank you for Forum members’ support of her recent Aviation Camps of the Carolinas event. Report on the day and the program here. Video here.
Deborah Walker sent in an announcement that U.S. Rep. G.K Butterfield is accepting applications for fall 2017 internships. Details here.
Colette Forrest sent in details and the form on applying for membership in the Black Political Caucus.
Shawn Greeson sent in an announcement that three groups will partner for an inaugural Charlotte American Indian Artist Showcase at Queens University on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 1-5 p.m. Flier here. Details here.
DonnaMarie Woodson sent in an announcement of a screening of “Birth of a Movement” on Wednesday, July 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Statesville Avenue Presbyterian Church, 3435 Nevin Rd. Flier here.
Dena Diorio sent in her July 10 Board Bulletin.
Kareem Puranda sent in an announcement of “How To Raise A King,” a $15 one-day workshop aimed at single mothers raising a young man, offered on Wednesday, July 12, Tuesday, July 18 and Tuesday, July 25 at 6:30 p.m. Information and registration here,
Sylvia Grier sent in an announcement of an attic sale this Saturday, July 15 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 5104 Reagan Dr. Details here.
Valaida Fullwood sent in information on August’s Black Philanthropy Month 2017.
Rashaan Peek sent in an announcement of the 2017 EmpowHERment Summit on Saturday, Sept. 16. Details here. Sponsorship details here.
Thomas Moore sent in a link to a Smithsonian magazine article and video on one of his mentors, Ella Jenkins.
Jane Whitley sent in an announcement that the next meeting of the Democratic Women of Mecklenburg would be held Wednesday, July 12 at 6:50 p.m. and be at a new location to accommodate growth: the International House Auditorium, 1817 Central Ave. Details here.