Activist, Community, and Government Events: Feb. 7-14

Schools CEO Sonja Santelises. Screencap courtesy The Real News Network.

February Fells Point Residents Association Meeting. Monthly meeting of Residents’ Association. Feb. 7, 7-9 p.m., Bertha’s Mussels, 734 S. Broadway, fellspoint.us/news.html.

West Wednesday. Tawanda Jones, the sister of Tyrone West, a man killed in police custody in July 2013, has been gathering every Wednesday with other activists in the city to call attention to West’s death and police brutality in Baltimore. Feb. 7 and 14, usually held at the intersection of 33rd Street and Greenmount Avenue, check facebook.com/justicefortyronewest for details.

20/20 Campaign Conversation. Join the Baltimore Housing Roundtable to discuss next steps in the campaign to make equitable housing a priority in the city budget. Feb. 8, 6-8 p.m., United Workers, 2640 St. Paul St., facebook.com/Baltimorehousingroundtable.

Free Keith Davis Jr. Fundraiser. Music, performances, and more. Feb. 9, 7-11 p.m., The Motor House, 120 W. North Ave., facebook.com/events/908363906003667, suggested $15 cover.

HCPI Spruce-Up Community Grant Workshop. Learn about the Spruce-Up grant application, explore potential project ideas, and more. Village Learning Place, 2521 St. Paul St., centralbaltimore.org/spruce-ups.

Politics 2018: Maryland Candidates’ Forum. Hear from candidates running for a variety positions. Feb. 10, 10 a.m.-noon, Greater Baltimore Urban League, 512 Orchard St., (410) 523-8150, gbul.org.

Plants and People Sunday Free Educational Program Series. Children learn about plants, gardening, and more. Feb. 11,1:30-3:30 p.m., Rawlings Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 3100 Swann Drive, (410) 396-0008, rawlingsconservatory.org/plants-and-people.

Board of School Commissioners. Meetings are held the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. The public is invited to attend and offer comment. Feb. 13, 5 p.m., Baltimore City Public Schools District Office, 200 E. North Ave., baltimorecityschools.org/school_board/meetings.

Healing BMore Activists. Healing space for Baltimore’s black and brown activists. Feb. 14, 6-8 p.m., GLCCB, 2530 N. Charles St., third floor, healingbmoreactivists.eventbrite.com, $15 donation suggested.

 

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