Laura McClettie announced that the Census Bureau is hiring for the 2020 Census. Details here.
Rosoyn Mickelson sent in a paper published by the National Coalition for School Diversity that finds little evidence in research to pinpoint the tipping point above which concentrations of poverty have an adverse impact on student achievement; and little research on methods that school districts have used to prevent such concentrations.
Sept. 20: Job fair, West Charlotte Recreation Center, 3-6 p.m. Pre-registration optional.
Sept. 20: State of Our Black Boys Part II, 6-8 p.m., Reeder Memorial Baptist Church, 3725 Beatties Ford Rd.
Sept. 20: Parents Right-to-Know hearing, 6-8 p.m. on school drinking water and other issues.
Sept. 20: League of Women Voters Candidates’ Forum.
Sept. 21: Sickle Cell Gala.
Sept. 21: Hidden Valley Optimist Park fish fry, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sept. 22: Griertown Bash, noon-4 p.m.
Sept. 22: Birthday Drop-in for Ken Koontz’s 70th, 3-7 p.m., East Stonewall AME Zion Church Fellowship Hall, 1729 Griers Grove Rd.
Sept. 22: A Concert of the Music Classics, 5 p.m.,Greater Bethel AME Church, 5232 The Plaza.
Sept. 24: Civics 101 on city government.
Sept. 25: Alpha Kappa Alpha political roundtable with candidates, 6 p.m., Trinity Episcopal School, 750 E.9th. St.
Sept 25: UNCC Personally Speaking series: David Goldfield.
Sept. 25: League of Women Voters Candidates’ Forum.
Sept. 28: City Startup Labs reunion and 5th anniversary celebration. Rescheduled from Sept. 15.
Sept. 28: Mosaic at the Lake cruise; fee.
Sept. 29: 12th District Military Service Academy Day.
Sept. 30 Vibe Called Fresh Festival at Camp North End.
Sept. 30: Joyce Waddell campaign fund-raiser, “The Best of Aretha Franklin.”
Oct. 2: Civics 101 on courts.
Oct. 3: Taste of the World. Tickets $49 here.
Oct. 3: Forum on new judicial districts, 7 p.m. Advent CoWork, 933 Louise Ave., sponsored by Sen. Jeff Jackson and Khalif Rhodes.
Oct. 4: League of Women Voters Candidates’ Forum.
Oct. 6: Adams Madhatter’s Luncheon & Hat Auction.
Oct. 6: Know Your Rights session, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Belmont Center, 700 Parkwood Ave.
Oct. 6: Black Political Caucus Leadership Institute, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Fee. Register here.
Oct. 9: Civics 101 on CMS Board of Education.
Oct. 10: MeckEd professional development. Fee $30.
Oct. 11: Partners for Parks annual Awards Ceremony, Cordelia Park, 2100 N. Davidson St., 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Oct. 11: Urban League golf fundraiser.
Oct. 16: Civics 101 on county government.
Oct. 20: My Brother’s Keeper event.
Oct. 23: Civics 101 graduation and meet the press.
Oct. 31: MeckEd professional development. Fee $30.
Nov. 1: UNCC Personally Speaking series: Mary Layton Atkinson.
Nov. 13: MeckEd Community Breakfast, 7:30 a.m.
Dec. 5: MeckEd professional development. Fee $30.
Dec. 8: My Brother’s Keeper event.
Jan. 9: MeckEd professional development. Fee $30.
Jan. 31-Feb. 2: My Brother’s Keeper event.
Feb. 6: MeckEd professional development. Fee $30.
Feb. 22: Justice Initiatives summit on raise the age. Register here.
March 6: MeckEd professional development. Fee $30.
April 3: MeckEd professional development. Fee $30.
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