Police Activities League (PAL) is signing up youth ages 7-14 to participate in PAL football and cheerleading. No fee, but a 2020 physical is required. Info via e-mail from Officer Reggie Gilmore. Flier here.
Gardhouse has received support from United Way and Foundation for the Carolinas for its summer project creating short-term paid internship opportunities for college students at area businesses. Address to sign up for notice of opportunities is here. More info here. Flier here.
Nakisa Glover announced that Sol Nation and Girls Who Code have launched a summer series for 6th- through 12th-grade girls on computer coding and other matters. More below under “Through Aug. 19.”
July 21: “How to be a Bridge-Builder for your Neighborhood,” 6 p.m., a free one-hour online training from Charlotte Housing and Neighborhood Services. Register here.
July 22: “Reclaim Our Vote,” a Zoom conference with Andrea Miller, founder of the Center for Common Ground, 7-8:30 p.m. Register here.
July 24: “Black Mental Health in 2020,” a Congressional Black Caucus virtual town hall, noon. Register here.
Through July 27: Apply “to express interest in serving on the FY21 Mayor’s Mentoring Alliance (MMA) Advisory Board.” Apply 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 Aug. 19: Sol Tech Summer Series, Mondays and Wednesdays, a Zoom virtual experience for 6th- through 12h-graders focused on computer coding, sisterhood, climate justice, women in tech and confidence building. Register here. Details here and here.
Through Aug. 31: Keep Charlotte Beautiful photo contest. No pay, but lots of glory from identifying an image that “represents Charlotte as a beautiful place.”
Through Nov. 3: Reclaim Our Vote phone banking into voter suppression states, including North Carolina, 5-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays.
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Friendship Trays 7-17
Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review 7-20
Mecklenburg Board Bulletin 7-20
Read Charlotte 7-16
Sol Nation 7-20