CMPD has ordered up a survey of residents about police officer-community relations. Info here.
City of Charlotte’s Civic Leadership Academy is taking applications through Aug. 1 for its fall class. Virtual sessions are 6 p.m. for 2-3 hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Application here.
July 21: “Closing the Gap: Engaging meaningfully with black men voters,” 5-6 p.m., free via Zoom. Register here.
July 21: Outdoor gathering to review Silver Line development study and station area planning, 5:30-7 p.m., Independence Regional Library, 6000 Conference Dr.
July 22: Outdoor gathering to review Silver Line development study and station area planning, 5:30-7 p.m., Matthews Town Hall, 232 Matthews Station St., Matthews.
July 26: Listening/Feedback session and in-gathering of photos and materials for “A Virtual Sense of Place: African American Urbanism,” a digital project visually reconstructing Brooklyn, Greenville, First Ward, Third Ward, and Biddleville; sessions 10 a.m.-noon; 5-7 p.m., Allegra Westbrooks Branch Library, 2412 Beatties Ford Rd. Take survey here.
July 29: Charlotte Area Fund’s “The Big Pop Up,” Covid testing and vaccinations, plus free distribution of household goods, personal items, food supplies, etc. to the first 2,000 vehicles that drive through the stations in the parking lot,10 a.m.-2 p.m., Park Expo, East Independence Blvd. Fliers in English and Spanish.
July 31: Greater Charlotte Alliance of Black School Educators community conversation on “how we will support our schools in a post-pandemic world, 9 a.m., free via Zoom. Register here.
Aug. 3: National Night Out.
Aug. 3: “Learning the Native Language and Customs (Soft Skills)”, 3-4:30 p.m., free, for youth 16-24, a CM library “virtual career cruise.” Register here. Flier here.
Sept. 8: Democratic Women of Mecklenburg Annual “Paint the Town Blue” fundraiser.
Sept. 24: “Advancing Equitable Mental Health Outcomes for Racially/Ethnically Diverse Populations, a virtual mental health summit, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., tickets $40/$25. Register here. Information here.