Government Meetings and Activist, Social Justice Events—8/7-8/14

Wednesday, August 7.

East Baltimore Research Project Resident Researcher Info Session: Join the East Baltimore Research Project at an info session to learn how you can impact the community as a Resident Researcher. 2-7 p.m., McElderry Park Community Association Resource Center, 611 N. Montford Ave.

City Council Monthly Oversight Hearings of Baltimore Police Department: City Council’s monthly oversight hearings of Baltimore Police Department at City Hall. 5-8 p.m. Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holliday St.

York Road Partnership Monthly General Meeting: Agenda includes a presentation by Clean Water Action on sewage/water help, and a report by the BPD Consent Decree Implementation Unit on the status of the implementation. 7:15-8:30 p.m., Govans Boundary Parish UMC, 5210 York Rd.

Thursday, August 8.

Community Law in Action’s Summer Leadership Showcase: CLIA’s Summer Leadership Institute is a six-week intensive program that trains selected youth from Baltimore City public high schools to become critical thinkers, problem solvers, engaged citizens and community leaders. 4-6:30 p.m., Annie E. Casey Foundation, 503 N. Charles St.

BIPOC Birthworkers Skills Share: A gathering for Black, Indigenous, Persons of Color who are birth workers, health and wellness practitioners, birth and reproductive justice advocates. 6-8 p.m.,The Bloom Collective, 2000 Greenmount Ave.

Council President’s Legislative Town Hall: The Council President wants your feedback on the City Council’s priorities through 2020 and to hear your ideas. 6:30-8 p.m., Cherry Hill Elementary School, 801 Bridgeview Rd.

Friday, August 9.

Be Heard: Conversations with The Sun: Talk to Sun reporters about what’s going on in your community. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., CUPs Coffeehouse, 1301 N. Broadway St.

Semper Friday 2019: An open volunteer opportunity for individual volunteers and groups. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Oliver Community Farm, 1600 Ellsworth St.

Saturday, August 10.

Volunteering Untapped – Beans & Bread and Headstart: Volunteer to help with meal prep and classroom cleanup. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Beans and Bread,402 S. Bond St.

Monthly Res Hill Neighborhood Green Up: Second Saturday green ups with Friends of German Park, RHIC & Whitelock Community Farm. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Whitelock Community Farm, 930 Whitelock St.

Garden Day at the Market: Demonstrations on; hydroponic gardening, container gardening, and natural pest control tips. Also, food demonstrations of plant-based recipes. Noon – 3 p.m., Lexington Market, 400 W. Lexington St.

Community Fair and Back to School Block Party: School supply giveaways, food, games, and more. Noon-5 p.m. St. Mark’s Institutional Baptist Church, 655 N. Bentalou St.

Day of Hope: Volunteers will distribute free groceries and provide health services, community services, jobs, live entertainment, games and activities for children, prizes, giveaways, and more. 12:30-4 p.m., Frederick Douglass High School, 2301 Gwynns Falls Parkway.

Sunday, August 11.

Neighbors Without Walls: Feeding the Homeless & Hungry: Prep, package and distribute meals, water, clothing and care packages to homeless residents of Baltimore City. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Terra Cafe, 101 E. 25th St.

Depression and Filipino+American Youth: Learn how to be more responsive and understanding towards youth who may be undergoing depression and anxiety. 2-5 p.m., Clifton Park Mansion House, 2701 St. Lo Drive.

Monday, August 12.

Patterson Park Neighborhood Association Monthly Community Meeting: Meet neighbors, get updates on neighborhood happenings and initiatives, and hear from speakers making an impact in our community. 7-8 p.m., St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 2638 E. Baltimore St.

Tuesday, August 13.

Rally and Press Conference: Oppose the Columbia Gas Lawsuit: A press conference and rally ahead of the Columbia Gas vs. State of Maryland hearing in US District Court in Baltimore. 9 a.m. – noon, Edward A. Garmatz United States Courthouse, 101 W. Lombard St.

Baltimore Job Hunters Support Group: Social, emotional, and psychological support, along with information, referral, and customized strategies. 1-2:30 p.m., Corner Community Center, 5802 Roland Ave.

Vision Plan Framework Meeting: Next Stop Baltimore Penn Station is a joint planning effort underway with the goal of establishing a shared vision with our stakeholders and community for the redevelopment of Baltimore Penn Station and neighboring Amtrak property. 5:30-8 p.m., William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center, 11 W. Mount Royal Ave.

Racist War on Drugs: August 13th of the Month Event: A discussion on how ending the racist ‘war on drugs’ is necessary in ending police violence, mass criminalization, and overdose. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Function Coworking Community, 4709 Harford Rd.

Tim Faust presents “Health Justice Now”: Timothy Faust explains what single payer is, why we don’t yet have it, and how it can be won. 7-9 p.m., Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse, 1225 Cathedral St.

Antisemitism and Christian Hegemony: A series around confronting and healing from our relationship to white supremacy. 7-9 p.m., Bolton Street Synagogue, 212 W. Cold Spring Lane.

Wednesday, August 14.

The Feed 2019: Event to offer accessible resources for those experiencing unstable housing or actively recovering from addiction or trauma. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., The Ynot Lot, 4 W. North Ave.

Fayette Street Pocket Park Cleanup: Pick up litter, trim the plants, and do some weeding will keep the gardens looking great. Gloves, tools, and trash bags provided. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Fayette Street Pocket Park, 3000 E. Fayette St.

LGBTQ Public Safety Committee Meeting: The Public Safety Committee of the Mayor’s LGBTQ Commission. Current and prospective members welcome. 6:30-8 p.m., Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holliday St.

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