Sara Langen, a freelance writer with the Penn Stater alumni magazine who is writing an obituary profile of Dr. Vernon Herron, invited Forum participants to share with her for publication any memories or comments “about Vernon and what he was like or about his accomplishments.” E-mail Langen by July 24.
Tommie Robinson announced that he is looking for a new artist studio following the closure of the Latibah Collard Green Museum.
Lawrence of Empower Now announced a free media and communication training on Saturday, July 25 at 1 p.m. at Atherton Mill, Suite 112, 2108 South Blvd. Details: 414-578-9380.
Sharon Holm sent in an announcement of a Gantt Center trip to Brazil, “a significant piece of the puzzle as we look at the African diaspora.” Cost is $3,495. Details here.
Donna Lee Reed sent in an announcement of a National Family Empowerment Conference & Expo on Sept. 25-26 at the Carole Hoefner Center, 610 E. 7th St. Details here.
Jane Whitley sent in an announcement of the Mecklenburg Democratic Women’s campaign finance training class using trainers from the N.C. Board of Elections, to be held Monday, July 27 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Democratic Party headquarters, 5700 Executive Center Dr. Ste. 206. Register here. Details here.
Charles Thomas sent in an announcement of ImpactU Demo Day on Wednesday, Aug. 5 from 5-7:30 p.m. at UNC Charlotte Center City. Details here.
LaWana Mayfield sent in her July 15 newsletter.
Sharon Holm sent in an announcement of the 3rd Annual Gannt Symposium featuring Cornel West, on Thursday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. at Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. Early-bird tickets through July 31 here.
Ailen Arreaza sent in an announcement that Q4KIDZ would hold a Creative Bash for Families launch event on Sunday, July 26 from 3-5 p.m. at Free Range Brewing, 2320 N. Davidson St. RSVP here.
Rita Miles sent in an announcement of Charlotte Fashion Week, Aug. 25-29, which included this calendar and listing of participants.
Dena Diorio sent in her July 20 Board Bulletin.