Government Meetings and Activist, Social Justice Events—3/20-3/27

“The Yes Men Are Revolting” / Courtesy MDFilmFest.com

Wednesday, March 20.

Baltimore Sun Career Fair: Talk with representatives from local businesses and get immediate answers to your questions about open positions and company hiring processes. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 4 W. University Parkway.

Community Cooking Demo: Demo features locally grown produce and highlighting the Double Dollars Program of the Farm Alliance of Baltimore. Learn how to eat healthy on a budget. 11:20 a.m.-noon, 3510 Ash St. 

Community Relations Commission Meeting: Monthly meeting of the Baltimore City Community Relations Commission, a city agency that investigates claims of discrimination and assists people who have been discriminated against by enforcing the laws that protect them. Noon, 7 E. Redwood St.

Consent Decree Community Briefing: Get updates from the Consent Decree Implementation Unit. 6-8 p.m., 26 N. Fulton Ave.

Thursday, March 21.

Connect for Immigrants: Learn about resources available to immigrants in Maryland, becoming a volunteer, and connecting with organizations that need your help. 4-7 p.m., 500 West Baltimore St.

Panel Discussion: Monsters, Myths and the Trauma of War: Join Monsters & Myths Curator Dr. Oliver Shell and scholars from Cornell University, Johns Hopkins University, and Morgan State University for a discussion on the psychological effects of war, how Surrealists used classical mythology as a metaphor for traumatic events of the 1930s and 1940s, and the relevance of this work today. 6-7:15 p.m., 10 Art Museum Drive

Baltimore Harm Reduction Coalition General Meeting: Learn a number of care strategies including ones to push back on the various ‘professional’ expectations that exacerbate stress. Discuss burn out and building a community of care. 6-7:30 p.m., 116 E. 25th St.

The Intersection of Writing and Well-Being w/ Jordannah Elizabeth: Explore writing as a tool to deal with difficult emotions. 6-8 p.m., 3134 Eastern Ave., $10. 

Protect, Serve, and Care Screening: Film examines the complex relationship between law enforcement and people of color and sheds light on some of the most controversial police involved shootings. Screening and panel discussion. For more information email Greta@kevinlcooperfoundation.org. 6 p.m., 1301 W. Mount Royal Ave.

Civilian Review Board Meeting: Regular meeting of the the Civilian Review Board of Baltimore City, an independent agency in the city through which members of the public can issue a complaint against officers of various law enforcement units. 6 p.m., 7 E. Redwood Street, 9th Floor. 

7th District Nuisance Abatement, Late Night Commercial Operations, and Liquor License WorkshopCouncilman Leon F. Pinkett leads an interactive workshop to learn how to address nuisance properties, late night commercial operations, and liquor licensing. 6-8 p.m., 2901 Liberty Heights Ave.

Museum Nights at the Lewis: Music, art, culture, and more. 6-9 p.m., 830 E. Pratt St. $25.

Friday, March 22.

Teen Lounge: An hour for teens to chill, watch movies, listen to music, and play games. BYOS (bring your own snacks). 3-4 p.m., 158 N. Linwood Ave.

Saturday, March 23.

World Water Day Clean Up: Clean up trash with Blue Water Baltimore. Volunteers will learn about actions they can take to help protect and restore our local waterways. No experience is necessary and supplies and instruction are provided. 9-11 a.m., 2116 Washington Blvd.

Preserving the Baltimore Uprising:  Preserving the Baltimore Uprising is a digital collection of Baltimore community conversations and Baltimore youth oral history. 10am-1pm, 814 N. Collington Ave.

Herring Run Park Monthly Volunteer Day: Help take part in tree planting and invasive vine removal.Gloves and tools provided. 10 a.m.- noon, 3200 Parkside Drive

Art Law Clinic: Clinic helps local artists with legal questions and concerns. 1-4 p.m., 120 W. North Ave., $5. 

Hamentashen & Roses: A Radical Purim Party: Event features  a raucous Purim shpiel (farcical and absurdist retelling of the story of Esther), klezmer dancing, and DJ sets. 8 p.m. 401 E. 30th St. $5-$10.

Sunday, March 24.

No events listed. What did we miss?

Monday, March 25.

Expungement Clinic:  Ex-offenders can receive advice from legal professionals about how to approach getting their records expunged. 5-8 p.m., 834 Roundview Road.

Baltimore People’s Climate General Meeting: We will discuss our platform, past work, how to get involved and much more. 6-8 p.m., 1808 Pennsylvania Ave.

Concert for Quality Care and Patient Advocacy: a benefit concert supporting RNs who are organizing for better patient care at Johns Hopkins Hospital, featuring members of the Baltimore Symphony Musicians, folksinger Ryan Harvey, and blues/soul singer Brooks Long. 6:30-9 p.m., 1219 Druid Hill Ave., $15 suggested donation.

Gertrude S. Williams Speaker Series: Living My Best Life…Moving Past the Struggle: Mentors and role models, raised in the Barclay Elementary-Middle School Community, share their stories about the struggle of present day society.guest speakers include Dana Johnson (Dunbar High School), Emily Giza Socolinsky (Fivex3 Training), Marie Brooks (29SCC) and Bryant Hall (29SCC). 7-8:30 p.m., 29th Street Community Center, 300 E. 29th St.

Unmuted: Conversations on Prejudice, Oppression: Myisha Cherry speaks about her “Unmuted” podcast, what philosophers say about the social and political revolutions of our day. 7:30-9 p.m., 1744 Aliceanna St.

Tuesday, March 26

Public Forum: Marijuana Prosecution Prohibition: Panel discussion on the pros and cons of the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s office’s decision to no longer prosecute weed arrests. Open to Public. 6-9 p.m., 512 Orchard St.

Northwestern District Community Relations Committee Monthly Meeting: The Northwestern District Police Community Relations Council (CRC) meets every fourth Tuesday of each month. 7-8:30 p.m., 5271 Reisterstown Rd.

“The Yes Men Are Revolting”: 2014 documentary about comedy troupe The Yes Men stage phony events and press releases in an effort to bring attention to environmental dangers and corporate greed. 7 p.m., Parkway Theatre, 5 W. North Ave. (And on 3/27, a free presentation by Yes Men’s Andy Bichlbaum at Fred Lazarus IV Center, Auditorium L115).

Wednesday, March 27.

City Council Executive Appointment Committee: Dr. Letitia Dzirasa, Mayor Catherine Pugh’s nominee for Baltimore City Health Commissioner, goes before members of the Baltimore City Council’s Executive Appointment Committee. 10 a.m., 100 Holliday St.

A Hinenu Discussion: Spiritual Practice and Religious Life: Second of a three-part Hinenu beit midrash and discussion series, focused on “Judaism and Ritual,” hosted by Hinenu: The Baltimore Justice Shtiebl. 7-8:30 p.m., Homewood Friends Meeting, 3107 N. Charles St.

Palestine and Turtle Island: What does Solidarity Look Like?: Session explores the contexts of settler colonialism here on Turtle Island and in Palestine juxtaposing the two regions and comparing how occupation and land theft have affected indigenous communities. 7-9 p.m., 3301 N. Charles St. 

Baltimore Beat relies on support from readers. If you like the work we do, have not already subscribed, and have a few bucks to spare please subscribe to our Patreon.