Inspire someone to vote: The Forum website is running a series based on comments from Forum participants on the subject, “I am voting because….” What you write can be long or short, general or specific. Tell a story. Include a picture of yourself if you can. What you write might just motivate someone to vote in this most crucial election. Hit reply to this e-mail or send your text and picture here. And thanks. The archive of pieces already published is here.
Dr. Roslyn Mickelson, UNCC Chancellor’s Professor of sociology, public policy & women and gender studies, sent in a copy of a recent paper published with others that she said “shows the negative effects of segregation on reading outcomes, that they increase over time, and that Black children suffer more.” More of her message here.
Ericka Ellis-Stewart sent in an announcement that Mental Health America of Central Carolinas is accepting applications through Oct. 8 for a full-time “bilingual mental health educator” position. Details here.
Sept. 29; Charlotte Regional Business Alliance Infrastructure Series: Traditional Part 2, 11 a.m. via Zoom, $10.
Sept. 29: Silver Line light rail project meeting, focus area Union County Extension, 5:30 p.m. YouTube link here. Maps here.