Government Meetings and Activist, Social Justice Events—3/6-3/13

Eddie Conway in 2014 (Screencap via YouTube) / Celebrate five years of freedom with Conway at Red Emma’s on Thursday, March 7.

Wednesday, March 6.

Second Annual Investing in Parents Town Hall: The Liberty Village Project will be hosting its annual Investing in Parents Town Hall Meeting, an event featuring information workshops with experts who are available to help parents support their student’s learning. Free transportation, childcare and dinner will be provided.  5-8 p.m., 2901 Liberty Heights Ave.

City Council Executive Appointments Committee Hearing: Interim commissioner of the Baltimore Police Department Michael S. Harrison goes before the Baltimore City Council Executive Appointments Committee. 5 p.m., 100 Holliday St., Baltimore.

Public Meeting on Traffic Calming Plans For Howard and 29th Street: Community meeting to discuss traffic calming plans at Howard Street and 29th Street. 6-7:30 p.m., 2629 Huntingdon Ave.

Thursday, March 7.

Baltimore Corps Fellowship and Public Allies Info Session: An information session for both the Fellowship and Public Allies Maryland programs of Baltimore Corps. Attendees will have time for questions and application assistance. 12-1 p.m., 10 E. North Ave.

Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights Wage Commission Meeting: Monthly meeting of the group responsible for the administration and proper operation of the minimum, living, and prevailing wage laws. 3-5 p.m., 7 E. Redwood St., (410) 396-8857.

Celebrating Five Years Of Freedom for Eddie Conway: Member of the Baltimore chapter of the Black Panthers, Eddie Conway spent nearly 44 years in jail for the murder of a police officer which supporters said he did not do—up until an appeals court changed his sentence to time served in 2014. Celebrate five years of freedom with Conway, a reporter for the Real News Network and leader of the Tubman House. 7-9 p.m., Red Emma’s, 1225 Cathedral Street.

Claudia Rankine, in dialogue: Poet Claudia Rankine, best known for 2014’s Citizen speaks with Marc Steiner. This event is currently sold-out but you can place your name on a waitlist. 6-8 p.m., University Of Baltimore School Of Law, 1420 N. Charles St.

Gold Rush – Perfect Match Edition: A producer showcase hosted by club musician Mighty Mark along with music industry-related legal pointers from Maryland Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (MVLA).  7-9 p.m., the Gold Room, 140 Baltic Ave.

Policing Alternatives: A Community Panel and Meeting: Students Against Private Police and the Billie Holiday Project for Liberation Arts will host a panel and community meeting to discuss alternatives to policing in Baltimore City. 6:30-8:30 p.m., 2640 Saint Paul St.

Friday, March 8

Baltimore Youth Coalition Gathering: Mentorship program for youth of all ages. “Our trained staff are ready to love, mentor, and take on any challenge from crisis to preventative.” 7-9 p.m., 9202 Philadelphia Rd.

Saturday, March 9.

Trash Wheel Dumpster Dive III: Join Healthy Harbor, Volunteering Untapped Baltimore, and Baltimore Community ToolBank as they attempt to document the contents of an entire Trash Wheel dumpster. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Baltimore Community Toolbank, 1224 Wicomico St.

Art Vs Ego Social Media and Anti-Bullying Summit: Participate in panel discussions hosted by social media influencers from Baltimore and learn how to use your social media platform to create a positive impact on the world around you. 2-6 p.m., 844 Roundview Rd.

Sunday, March 10.

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Monday, March 11.

State of the City Address: Mayor Catherine Pugh will deliver the annual State of the City Address. Council President Young will attend. 2:30 p.m., City Hall, 100 Holliday St.

City Council Meeting: The weekly meeting in the council chambers of Baltimore’s City Council. 5 p.m., City Hall, 100 Holliday St.

Less Waste, Better Baltimore Focus Group Meeting: The second of two focus group meetings in which Baltimore residents are asked to provide feedback into how the city disposes of waste and related long-term plans and policies. 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Shake & Bake Family Fun Center, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave.

Fair Housing For All!: A rally in support of the bill, CB 18-0308, which would ban housing discrimination based on source of income. 3 p.m., meet the corner of Fayette and Charles Streets, march to City Hall.

40th District Night in Annapolis: Join Senator Antonio Hayes, Delegates Frank Conaway, Nick Mosby and Melissa Wells to hear the latest information on the the current legislative session. 11 Bladen St., Annapolis.

Tuesday, March 12.

Baltimore City Public Schools Board of Commissioners Meeting: Regularly scheduled meeting of the Baltimore City Public Schools Board of Commissioners. 5-9 p.m., 200 E. North Ave.

Can We Talk? Mapping Baltimore Apartheid: In the first in what will be a seires of conversations hosted by Baltimore’s Office of Civil Rights and Wage Enforcement, Morgan State professor Lawrence Brown will present “Mapping Baltimore Apartheid and the Ongoing Quest for Civil Rights.” 2:30-4:30 p.m., City Hall, 100 Holliday St.

Wednesday, March 13.

43rd District Community Night in Annapolis: Meet with Senator Mary Washington and Delegates Maggie McIntosh, Curt Anderson, and Regina T. Boyce. Hear updates on the 2019 Maryland General Assembly. 6-8 p.m., President Miller Conference Center, West 1, 11 Bladen St., Annapolis.

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