Brenda Stevenson thanked voters for their support March 3. (Stevenson placed fifth among eight candidates in the March 3 Democratic Party primary for three seats on the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners.) Statement here.
Laura McClettie announced that the U.S. Census will begin mailing out material on March 12.
Tiffany Johnson sent in a manual of standards for mentoring programs used during a March 3 listening session in Charlotte offered by staff of Mentor Inc. More here.
Application period ends March 22 for Charlotte Fire Department’s Camp Ignite open to high school girls, June 16-20, Police/Fire Training Academy, 1770 Shopton Rd. More info. Apply here.
March 11: CANCELLED Democratic Women of Mecklenburg, 6:30 p.m., 700 Parkwood Ave.
March 12: POSTPONED C.W. Williams Community Health Center’s Women’s Health & Doctor Recognition Luncheon. Sponsorship and ticket info here.
March 12-15: CANCELLED “My Brother And Me,” Profound Gentlemen’s Community Impact Assembly.
March 13: “Creating the Beloved Community” featuring writer, researcher, and educator, Clint Smith, 10 a.m. via ZOOM.
March 18: “March Madness” Job Fair, 5301 Wilkinson Blvd.
March 19: CANCELLED “Using story to shape community,” a MeckMin discussion, 11:30 a.m., Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1000 E. Morehead St. Free but lunch $8. Register here.
March 19: POSTPONED Alma Adams’ “Women’s Symposium on the Health of America’s Moms & Babies,” 5;30 p.m., Grimes Lounge, JCSU. Free. Register.
March 21: CMS Family and Community Engagement Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 3351 Griffith St.
March 21: Census 2020 Block Party Tour, Grier Heights, 12-4 p.m.
March 26: “Build People, Not Prisons” fundraiser for Center for Community Transitions, 6 p.m., 2307 Wilkinson Blvd. Tickets $75 here.
April 4: POSTPONED Charlotte African-American Festival, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Flier. Book drive.
April 4: Census 2020 Block Party Tour, Lockwood/Spratt Street, 12-4 p.m.
April 5-6: “Protecting America’s Vote” conference, Little Rock AME Zion Church. More on Facebook. Flier here. Register here.
April 18: Census 2020 Block Party Tour, Hidden Valley, 12-4 p.m.
April 23-24: POSTPONED Southern Regional Grant Professionals Association Conference: Connecting Our Communities, Greenville, SC. Register here.
May 2: Census 2020 Block Party Tour, Four Seasons/Farm Pond, 12-4 p.m.
May 27: MeckMIN Community Leader Awards Breakfast, 7:30 a.m., 1000 E. Morehead St. Info and tickets here.
June 16: Aviation Camp of the Carolinas. Registration opens March 15. Note date change since printing of flier here.
July 12-17: MeckMIN In Our Own Back Yard Interfaith Camp for rising 10th-12th graders. Apply.
July 13-18: Winners Plus Agency party trip to Tunica casinos.
News & Handouts
Carla Cunningham 3-5
Carol Sawyer 3-9
Council for Children’s Rights 3-10
Knight Foundation 3-5
Partners for Parks 3-5
Mecklenburg Board Bulletin 3-10
Read Charlotte 3-5
West Side Connect 3-8