Government Meetings and Activist, Social Justice Events—7/17-7/24

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.

Sign-making session for the People’s State of the Nation Address: Sign making session with the People’s Power Assembly. Learn about the Malaya Movement for justice and and democracy in the Philippines. 6:30-9 p.m., Harriet Tubman Solidarity Center, 2011 N. Charles St.

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

Thursday, July 18.

Civilian Review Board Meeting: The Civilian Review Board will be holding its monthly meeting to review cases and authorize new complaints for investigation. 6-9 p.m., Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights and Wage Enforcement, 7 E. Redwood St.

People’s Town Hall: Continued Changes to Policing in our City: Join the Campaign for Justice, Safety, and Jobs (CJSJ) and community members from all around Baltimore City to reflect and give community input. 6-9 p.m., Union Baptist Church, 219 Druid Ave.

Friday, July 19.

Voter Registration Drive: Register to vote, find out how to be an election judge, or update your voter information. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Baltimore War Memorial, 101 N. Gay St.

Baltimore and the Underground Railroad Free Guided Walking Tour: Two-hour guided walking tour focusing on Underground Railroad activities in Baltimore, Greater Maryland and Washington, D.C. 6-8 p.m., Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park, 1417 Thames St.

#ForeverTaylor #PutDownTheGuns Peace Walk: Walk hosted by family and friends of Taylor Hayes. 5 p.m., 3900  block of Edmondson Ave.

Saturday, July 20.

Our Revolution Baltimore July Meeting: Discuss reproductive rights and reproductive justice, and what we can do to help. 12:30-2:30 p.m., Enoch Pratt Free Library, Orleans St. Branch, 1303 Orleans St.

Urban Gardening Meet and Greet: Meet Bryan Ibrafall Wright, founder of the Black Urban Gardening Society. 9-10:30 a.m., Garden of Hope Community Garden, 618 Dolphin St.

Southeast Youth Celebration: An afternoon of food and fun. Youth and job opportunity organizations will be on-hand. 2-6 p.m., Patterson Park, 2601 E. Baltimore St.

Men’s Real Talk: Advice, networking opportunities, and more. 9:30 a.m., The Y in Druid Hill, 1609 Druid Hill Ave.

Rally for the Rights of RNs and Patients: Nurses fight to unionize and more. 2-3:30 p.m., Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1800 Orleans St.

Sunday, July 21.

The Mason Jar Press Novella Tour: Three writers celebrate their novellas (Mason Jar Press, 2019): The Couples by Nicole Callihan, Manhunt by Jaime Fountaine, and All Friends are Necessary by Tomas Moniz. 6-8 p.m., Bird in Hand Charles Village, 11 E. 33rd St.

Legislative Education Series – Immigration: Delegates Joseline Pena-Melnyk and David Fraser-Hidalgo lead a discussion on the status of Immigration Legislation in Maryland. 1:30-4:30 p.m., Charles E. Miller Branch Library, 9421 Frederick Rd., Ellicott City.

Monday, July 22.

Community Building Campaign: Monthly walk around one block of the neighborhood. 5:30 p.m., Wilkens Avenue Mennonite Church, 1616 Wilkens Ave.

Baltimore Democratic Socialists of America Socialist-Feminist Lgbtqia+ Meeting and Happy Hour: Monthly meeting of the socialist-feminist LGBTQIA+ caucus of the GBDSA. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Mount Vernon Marketplace, 520 Park Ave.

Tuesday, July 23.

AHTF Permanent Affordability Rally: Rally before the next affordable housing trust fund meeting to proclaim that the majority of Affordable Housing Trust Fund funding must be directed towards creating permanently affordable housing. 5:15 p.m., Curtis Bay Recreation Center, 1630 Filbert St.

Baltimore Greenway Trails Network Showcase: Meeting of the Baltimore Greenway Trails Coalition. 6-8 p.m., Mobtown Brewing Company, 4015 Foster Ave.

Supporting Immigrant Communities: Training and Fundraiser: Representatives from CASA will share several ways that people can get involved, including bystander trainings, tax preparation, showing up at upcoming CASA actions, fundraising, and other initiatives. 6:15-8:45 p.m., St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 3615 Harford Rd.

Transforming Poe Community Visioning Session: Meeting about the future of the Poe Homes community. 6 p.m., James McHenry Elementary School Auditorium, 31 South Schroeder St.

Wednesday, July 24.

Sandtown Winchester Community Meeting: Provide residents with updates, including information from city and state officials. Also, the Maryland Food Bank will be giving away produce. 6-7:30 p.m., Ames Memorial United Methodist Church, 615 Baker St.

Accessibility Awareness Resource Fair: Resources for all stages of life including: children, students, parents, adults, caregivers, and older citizens. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Cherry Hill Elementary/Middle, 834 Roundview Rd.

Improving Mobility: A Visionary Plan for Central Maryland: First event in a series to discuss how Central Maryland can maximize the Central Maryland Regional Transit Plan. 6 p.m., American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway.

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