Government Meetings and Activist, Social Justice Events—7/10-7/17

Wednesday, July 10.

Cornerstone Staffing Open Hiring Event: Meet with staff from Cornerstone Staffing and inquire about available positions, including warehouse and administrative assistant jobs. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Enoch Pratt Free Library, Central Library, Job and Career Information Center, 400 Cathedral St.

safeTALK:  A three hour training by Living Works Education that helps participants recognize and respond to a person with thoughts of suicide. 1-4 p.m., Vocational Rehabilitation Building, 55 Wade Ave., Catonsville.

SWOP Baltimore Happy Hour: Learn about what SWOP Baltimore is working on and how you can get involved. 6-8 p.m., Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse, 1225 Cathedral St.  

Thursday, July 11.

Baltimore City Health Department Naloxone Training: Don’t Die is a campaign of the Baltimore City Health Department focused on reducing the stigma of addiction, promoting substance use disorder treatment, and educating the public to recognize and respond to an overdose with the opioid overdose reversal medication naloxone. Noon – 1 p.m. and 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., Baltimore City Health Department, 1001 E. Fayette St.

Amanda Hurley presents: “Radical Suburbs”: Amanda Kolson Hurley is a writer who specializes in architecture and urban planning and a senior editor at CityLab. 7-9 p.m., Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse, 1225 Cathedral St.

Friday, July 12.

Court Support for Keith Davis Jr.: Support Keith Davis Jr. and his family. 8:30 a.m., Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. Courthouse, 100 N. Calvert St.

Baltimore Data Day: An annual workshop to help communities expand their capacity to use technology and data to advance their goals. 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., The Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance – Jacob France Institute, 11 W. Mount Royal Ave.

Kit-Making Volunteer Day: Help put together naloxone kits, safer use kits, and fentanyl testing strip kits. 4:30-7:30 p.m., Baltimore Harm Reduction Coalition, 116 E. 25th St.

Baltimore City Youth Poetry Team Brave New Voices Send Off: SaltPepperKetchup! is a youth centered and youth driven open mic. An intentionally created artistic safe space where young Baltimore creatives can come together and bond through their art in new and exciting ways. 6-9:30 p.m., Impact Hub Baltimore, 10 E. North Ave.

Lights for Liberty – Vigil for Immigrant Families: Immigrants, faith and community leaders, and allies will gather at Baltimore City Hall in support of immigrant families in our city and across the country. 7-9 p.m., Baltimore City Hall, 100 N. Holliday St.

Dinner and a Movie- Kevin Cooper Memorial: In memory of Kevin Cooper and all the victims of police violence Brian and Shorty will offer free food and a showing of “The Return,” a documentary about what becomes of the victims of mass incarceration. 7-10 p.m., 300 Font Hill Ave.

Saturday, July 13.

Weed Warriors at Lake Roland: Bring gloves, boots, and a water bottle and lend a hand every second Saturday of the month. 9-10 a.m., Lake Roland, 1000 Lakeside Drive.

DPW Free Shredding and Recycling Bin Sale: Baltimore City residents are invited to shred up to two 32-gallon bags of sensitive papers. Bags with other types of recyclables or trash will not be accepted. Recycling bins will also be on sale. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Mergenthaler Vocational Technical High School, 3500 Hillen Ave.

O’Donnell Square Park Clean Up: Baltimore City Recreation and Parks will assist in tools and personnel support. Gloves, rakes, trash bags and shovels will be provided. 10 a.m., O’Donnell Square Park, 2917 O’Donnell St.

Volunteering Untapped: The Movement Team: Volunteers will work with The Movement Team for their 10th annual Fish Fry for the Homeless event where they feed and give out shoes. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., 700 Fallsway.

Monthly Res Hill Neighborhood Green Up: Partners and community get together once a month to weed, green, clean and beautify the neighborhood. Volunteers are always needed. Tools provided and some refreshments. 11 a.m., Whitelock Community Farm, 930 Whitelock St.

Community Cookout and Beautification: Clean up and planting. 4-8 p.m., 4200 Nicholas Ave.   

Sunday, July 14.

Neighbors Without Walls: Feeding the Homeless and Hungry: Terra Cafe staff and a group of volunteers, prep, package and distribute meals, water, clothing and care packages to homeless residents of Baltimore City. 10 a.m., Terra Cafe, 101 E. 25th St.

Summers in the 7th: Event features backpack and school supplies giveaway as well as a bagged produce giveaway (while supplies last). 2-6 p.m., Former William Pinderhughes Elementary School, 1200 N. Fremont Ave.

Monday, July 15.

Family Fun Night at Shake & Bake: Join Baltimore City Schools CEO Dr. Sonja Santelises for a night of skating, dinner, giveaways, and games. Resources for summer will also be provided. 5:30-8 p.m., Shake & Bake Family Fun Center, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave.

Tuesday, July 16.

Charm City Circulator Quarterly Meeting: Meeting to inform the community about Charm City Circulator’s service updates. 1-2 p.m., Baltimore City Housing Authority, 417 E. Fayette St.

Consent Decree Monitoring Team Sixth Quarterly Public Report Forum: Monitoring team members will provide Baltimoreans with an update on their work. 6-8 p.m., Oliver Community Center, 1400 E. Federal St.

Foster Info Session Open House: The BARCS Foster team will be hosting an open house to help discuss the ins and outs of fostering and answer any questions you may have about opening your home to an animal in need. 6:30-7:30 p.m., BARCS Animal Shelter, 301 Stockholm St.

Baltimore Sit and Submit (for writers and other artists): Join other writers and artists to submit finished pieces to publications that are looking for your work. 7-8 p.m., HI Baltimore Hostel, 17 W. Mulberry St.

Wednesday, July 17.

Lawyer in the Library: Lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid provide one-on-one legal services. 1-3 p.m., Enoch Pratt Free Library, Brooklyn Branch, 300 E. Patapsco Ave.

Charm City Spec: Speculative fiction reading series. 7 p.m., Bird in Hand, 11 E. 33rd St.

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