Government Meetings and Activist, Social Justice Events—1/29-2/5

Wednesday, January 29.

2020 Baltimore City Candidates Forum: This forum will allow community members to gain insight into Baltimore City candidates in preparation for the April 2020 primary election. 6:30 p.m., Saints Phillip and James Roman Catholic Church, 2801 N. Charles St.

Thursday, January 30.

19-0378 Ethics Board – Administration and Staff: The Equity & Structure Committee will have a hearing on 19-0378 Ethics Board – Administration and Staff. Noon-1 p.m., Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holliday St.

Youth Voice 2020: Baltimore Youth Town Hall: The purpose of the Youth Town Hall meeting is to provide a space for Baltimore City mayoral candidates to be engaged in conversation with some of Baltimore’s youth about the city’s most pressing issues. 5-8 p.m., Bloomberg School of Public Health, Sommer Hall, 615 N. Wolfe St.

15th Annual Peace Vigil: Community Mediation Center honors the light of those lost to violence in our city the previous year. 5:30-8 p.m., Baltimore Community Mediation Center, 3333 Greenmount Ave.

Town Hall Discussion: Building an Immersive Pop-Up in Baltimore: Charm City Rabbit Hole is developing a pop-up immersive experience to be dreamed, designed, and constructed by local artists here in Baltimore. 6-9 p.m., Peabody Heights Brewery, LLC, 401 E. 30th St.

Friday, January 31.

CM/Bal: Roots w/Tierra Brown + Tia Newton: Tierra Brown and Tia Newton (AFRAM organizers) discuss this month’s Creative Mornings theme ROOTS. 8-10 a.m., Shake & Bake Family Fun Center, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave.

Saturday, February 1.

Curtis Bay Land Trust Build Day: Help build additions to this space including cleaning, mulching, and working on the mini-golf course. We will also discuss plans for 2020, including upcoming events and affordable housing developments. Noon-3 p.m., 1116 Inner Cir., Brooklyn.

Town Hall Meeting: All candidates present will have the opportunity to speak for at least 5 minutes to share their vision and platform positions, and to answer general questions from the audience. 1-4 p.m., Heritage United Church of Christ, 3110 Liberty Heights Ave.

Get Out The Vote Rally with Marc Clarke: Hosted by Former host of “The Big Phat Morning Show” and current co-host of “Afternoons with Allison and Marc” on 96.3 WHUR. 4-7 p.m., Terra Cafe, 101 E. 25th St.

Sunday, February 2.

Baltimore City Green Party Meeting: Local central committee meeting, open to the general public. 4-6 p.m., 3107 N. Charles St.

Monday, February 3.

Hearing #2 – Equity & Structure Committee: The Equity & Structure Committee will hold their second hearing for  seven government reform charter amendments. 6:30-8 p.m., Notre Dame of Maryland University, 4701 N. Charles St.

Tuesday, February 4.

Maryland HOME Act Hearing in the House: HB0231, the Housing Opportunities Made Equal Act, will have a hearing before the House Environment and Transportation committee. 1-4 p.m., Thomas Hunter Lowe House Office Building, 6 Bladen St., Annapolis.

Wednesday, February 5.

Transform Lexington Community Meeting Number 3: Continue the conversation about the redevelopment of Lexington Market. Snacks and drinks will be provided. 6-7:30 p.m., Lexington Market, 400 W. Lexington St.

12th City Council District Candidate Forum 2020: Harwood Community Association is hosting an early forum for candidates for the 12th City Council District election this year. 6-8 p.m., 29th Street Community Center, 300 E. 29th St.

Blueprint for Baltimore Mayoral Forum: In October, November, and December, OSI-Baltimore and community partners CASA, Black Leaders Organizing for Change, Baltimore Votes, the No Boundaries Coalition, and Black Girls Vote surveyed thousands of Baltimore residents, focusing on some of the city’s most marginalized communities, as part of the Blueprint for Baltimore survey. In this forum, mayoral candidates will have a chance to react to the survey. 7-9 p.m., Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 E. Pratt St.

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