Excerpts from statements sent to the Forum about national and local Black Lives Matter protests are featured on the Forum’s website under the headline, “One man ‘changed the world.'”
Tiffany Johnson announced that there might still be spaces in the CPCC STEM Prep non-credit program beginning June 18 for underrepresented minority 11th or 12 grade U.S. citizens interested in a college degree in science, technology, engineering or math. Info here. Calendar here. Brochure here. Online application process begins here.
Munro Richardson announced that Read Charlotte is helping to make available to parents via smartphone a free online Home Literacy Coach to help “families determine the current reading levels of students entering kindergarten through fourth grade this fall. It also provides suggested at-home activities to keep students on track for reading at grade-level.” More info here.
June 9-Aug.13: Democratic Women of Mecklenburg online Paint the Town Blue fundraiser.
June 11: Zoom webinar from Knight Foundation with Trevor Potter and Ann Ravel, former Federal Election Commission members, on this fall’s election process, free, 1 p.m.
June 13: Storytelling with Mut Griot Nooma Rhue, 10 a.m., $3.00. Register here.
July 12-17: MeckMIN In Our Own Back Yard Interfaith Camp, several one-day offerings during the week for rising 10th-12th graders. Apply.