Charlotte-Mecklenburg remains under a Stay-at-Home order through April 16. It is further covered by Gov. Roy Cooper’s statewide order which runs through April 29. County information here. Observer story here.
The Forum did not meet Tuesday. Facilitators also canceled their Tuesday phone meeting to discuss reviving in-person meetings, on account of the gubernatorial order that now prohibits gatherings of more than 10 people at least through April 29.
Pandemic resources: A page of the Forum website here includes links to resources from federal, state and local agencies.
Monika Rhue made an appeal that people post stories about all the people in the community who are doing good things for others at this perilous time. Such stories for use on the Forum website are welcome via e-mail here.
April 3: “Virtual Mentoring Practices During COVID-19 & Physical Distancing,” webinar noon-1 p.m.
April 4: Public Event CANCELLED Census 2020 Block Party Tour, Lockwood/Spratt Street, 12-4 p.m.
April 5-6: Possibly Postponed to June 5-6 Protect the Vote conference, Little Rock AME Zion Church. More on Facebook.
April 6: Deadline to make a nomination (person or organization) for the annual MeckMIN Community Leader or Bridge Builder Award. Nomination forms here.
April 18: Public Event CANCELLED 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: Public Event CANCELLED Census 2020 Block Party Tour, Four Seasons/Farm Pond, 12-4 p.m.
May 16: Public Event CANCELLED Census 2020 Block Party Tour, Grier Heights, 12-4 p.m.
May 27: MeckMIN Community Leader Awards Breakfast, 7:30 a.m., likely via Facebook Live. Info here.
June 16: Aviation Camp of the Carolinas. Registration opens March 15. Note date change since printing of flier here.
July 12-17: Will be reformatted as several one-day events 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.
Aug. 13: Paint the Town Blue Gala fundraiser for Democratic candidates.
News & Handouts
Joyce Waddell 3-27
Center for Community Transitions 3-26
Congressional Black Caucus 3-27
COVID-19 Response Fund 3-31
Democratic Women of Mecklenburg 3-24
Goodwill Industries 3-25
Knight Foundation 3-26
Partners for Parks 3-27