Sylvia Grier sent in an announcement that a collaboration of Genesis Project 1, Groundwater Solutions and Family First Medical Clinic is looking for people with properties with easy drive-in and drive-out access who would be willing to host one-day or multiple-day drive-through Covid 19 testing events. The collaboration is holding events Wednesday, July 15 and Thursday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days at United House of Prayer, 1221 E. Sugar Creek Rd., and Friday, June 17 from 2-7 p.m. and Saturday, July 18 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at First Mount Zion Baptist Church, 1515 Remount Rd. The flier says there is no cost out of pocket for testing. To suggest a site for future testing events, call Garcia Nelson at 980-226-1125 or Sylvia Grier at 704-340-0186.
July 14: COVID-19 testing, McLeod Center, 515 Clanton Rd., 10 a.m-3 p.m., “no out-of-pocket costs.” Other events listed in PDF.
July 15: “Black Faces, Green Spaces: Reinterpreting the Relationship of African-Americans to the Environment,” a Zoom conference by the League of Conservation Voters, 5:30-7 p.m., free. Charlotte contact here.
July 16: “Leave Your Buts Behind You,” a Your Girl Inc. Hopin virtual event by Rashaan Peek of Charlotte “to get you from ‘but’ to ‘better,’” 2:30 p.m., free. Part of EmpowHERment’s Summer Life Skills series.
July 18: Friends Who Care CDC walk-a-thon fundraiser, 7:30 a.m., Freedom Park.
July 22: “Reclaim Our Vote,” a Zoom conference with Andrea Miller, founder of the enter for Common Ground, 7-8:30 p.m. Register here.
Through Aug. 7: MeckMIN’s “In Our Own BackYard Interfaith Summer Opportunities for High School Youth,” volunteer and relationship-building activities for youth of all faiths and philosophies. Email for details.
Through Aug.13: Democratic Women of Mecklenburg online Paint the Town Blue fundraiser.
Through Nov. 3: Reclaim Our Vote phone banking into voter suppression states, including North Carolina, 5-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Details.
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