Government Meetings and Activist, Social Justice Events—5/22-5/29


Aaron Maybin, Brittany Young, and Kyle Pompey discuss their work as education activists both inside and outside the classroom

Wednesday, May 22.

Trans Art Submission: Baltimore City LGBTQ Affairs is looking for trans artists of all ages and experiences to submit 1-3 pieces of artwork to be displayed at this event. All day. Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holliday St.

40th District 2019 End of Session Forum: Hear from Sen. Antonio Hayes and Delegates Frank Conaway, Jr., Nick Mosby, and Melissa Wells. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Baltimore City Community College, Gaare Auditorium, 2901 Liberty Heights Ave.

Thursday, May 23.

Transit Choices May Meeting: Presentations from Kevin B. Quinn, Jr., Administrator at MDOT MTA and Arthur L. Guzzetti of the American Public Transportation Association. 8-9:30 a.m., Impact Hub Baltimore, 10 E. North Ave.

Maryland Opportunity Zone Task Force Baltimore Regional Summit: The Maryland Opportunity Zone Leadership Task Force’s Baltimore summit. 4:30-6:30 p.m., Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, 12 N. Eutaw St.  

Pollution 101 and Outfall Screening Blitz Training: Join Blue Water Baltimore’s team of scientists for a workshop to learn about the pollution and challenges that face our local waterways. 6-8 p.m., Blue Water Baltimore, 2631 Sisson St.

Curriculum for the Culture Education as Activism Panel: Aaron Maybin, Brittany Young, and Kyle Pompey discuss their work as education activists both inside and outside the classroom. 6-8 p.m., Impact Hub Baltimore, 10 E. North Ave.

Ramadan Community Iftar: Mera Kitchen Collective will provide food and encourages guests to bring a dish to share. All are welcome. 7:45-10 p.m., Space 2640, 2640 St. Paul St.

Friday, May 24.

Urban Ecology for Community Engagement: Bird ecologist Eric Fishel talks about his research and associated world adventures. 7-9 p.m., Baltimore Underground Science Space, 101 N. Haven St. #105

Saturday, May 25.

Mental Health Awareness Walk-A-Thon: Walk to bring awareness. 8:30-11 a.m., Lake Montebello, 3601 Lake Montebello Dr.

Sunday, May 26.

Gardening Volunteer Day: Clean up Mt. Washington Arboretum, 9-11 a.m., Mt. Washington Arboretum, Kelly Ave. and Lochlea Rd.

Monday, May 27.

Food Rescue at Land of Kush: Free vegan and plant-based food. Noon-1 p.m., Land of Kush, 840 N. Eutaw St.

Tuesday, May 28.

Baltimore City Budget: What You Need To Know: District 8 Community Academy Presentation with the Baltimore City Bureau of the Budget and Management Research includes an overview of the budgeting process and details on the Fiscal 2020 budget. 7-8 p.m., Irvington Community Center, 4115 Frederick Ave.

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

Wednesday, May 29.

Harbor Heartbeat Report Release: The release of the annual Harbor Heartbeat restoration report card for Baltimore’s streams and harbor. Free but RSVP required. 11 a.m. – noon, Brown Advisory, 901 S. Bond St.

Baltimore City Council Budget and Appropriations Committee Hearing: Quarterly budget briefings and more. 2:30 p.m., Baltimore City Hall, 100 N. Holliday St.

Baltimore Legal Hackers: Biometrics and Our Privacy Future: Learn about the use of biometrics and the potential threat it poses to personal privacy. 6:30-8:30 p.m., University of Baltimore School of Law, 1401 N. Charles.

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