Government Meetings and Activist, Social Justice Events—2/26-3/4

Wednesday, February 26.

School Information Session: School information session for families at closing schools in the southwest region. 4-6 p.m., Cherry Hill Elementary/Middle School, 801 Bridgeview Rd.

Mayoral Transportation Forum: Voting local is the single most important thing you can do to make Baltimore a more livable city. Join us to hear from mayoral candidates about their visions for Baltimore’s transportation future. 6-8 p.m., The Real News Network, 231 Holliday St.

District 12 Baltimore City Council Candidate Forum: Hear from the District 12 candidates for Baltimore City Council before voting in the April primary. 7-8:30 p.m., Ministry of Brewing, 1900 E. Lombard St. 

Thursday, February 27.

Discussion with the District: Activating School Family Councils: Teacher’s Democracy Project is hosting this even for parents and teachers who want to get more engaged in their School Family Councils. 6-8 p.m., Impact Hub Baltimore, 10 E. North Ave.

District 13 Baltimore City Council Candidate Forum: Hear from the District 13 candidates for Baltimore City Council before voting in the April primary. 7-8:30 p.m., Ministry of Brewing, 1900 E. Lombard St.

Black Excellence: A History of Struggle, Beauty and Triumph: Aaron Maybin’s Black History Month showcase. 7-9 p.m., Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse, 1225 Cathedral St.

Friday, February 28.

CM/Bal: Invest w/Jessica Solomon: CreativeMornings/Baltimore is a free monthly breakfast lecture series based on the two core principles that everyone is creative and everyone is invited. 8:30-10 a.m., Studio 4 Baltimore, 235 Holliday St.

Complete Streets Meeting: Discussion of Complete Streets approach to all upcoming projects. Meetings are open to the public. 9-10 a.m., Charles L. Benton Building, 417 E. Fayette St.

Keith Davis Jr’s Sentencing Hearing: Keith Davis Jr. will sit before Judge Sylvester Cox for his sentencing hearing. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. Courthouse West, Room 231.

Daniel Denvir: “All-American Nativism” (w/Christy Thornton): Daniel Denvir is a Visiting Fellow in International and Public Affairs at Brown University’s Watson Institute, a writer in residence at The Appeal, and the host of The Dig podcast on Jacobin Radio. 7-9 p.m., Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse, 1225 Cathedral St. 

Saturday, February 29.

People-Powered Public Transit: Ballot Launch: In celebration of Claudette Colvin’s arrest, join Baltimore Transit Equity Coalition for the launch of the Baltimore Regional Transit Authority Ballot Initiative. 2-4 p.m., Enoch Pratt Free Library, 1301 New Orleans St. 

Free Celebration of Community, Boxing, and Fitness: Open to all ages and abilities. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Corner Team Boxing & Fitness Club, 1101 E. 25th St.

Baltimore Times Community Conversations Series #2: The Baltimore Times’ Community Conversation series. 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Impact Hub Baltimore, 10 E. North Ave.

Threats  and Opportunities for Energy Justice in the 2020 Session: The 2020 Maryland General Assembly session is well underway, and there is legislation on the table that would impact our energy future. We need renewable, affordable energy that will work for the health of our communities and our planet – not greenwashed dirty energy. 12:30 – 2 p.m., Light Street Branch – Enoch Pratt Free Library, 1251 Light St.  

Sunday, March 1.

Caravan to Al-Awda Rally to Support Palestine and Protest AIPAC: Catch a ride or help caravan to D.C. for Al-Awda, The Palestine Right to Return Coalition National Rally to Support Palestine & Protest AIPAC. Noon-3 p.m., 2011 N. Charles St.

Monday, March 2.

Tuesday, March 3.

Black Women and the Vote Symposium: Celebrate the impact of Black women in obtaining voting rights for women and all Americans for more than a century. Keynote from “Dr. Kaye” Wise Whitehead, panel discussion led by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist E.R. Shipp, and more. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Carl J. Murphy Fine Arts Center, 2201 Argonne Dr.

Real Talk Tho: What Does a Journalist Do?: Journalists can be record keepers, storytellers, and challengers of the status quo. We all read, listen to, or watch the news to find out information about our world, but do we know how the reporting process works? 6-9 p.m., Ida B’s Table, 235 Holliday St.

Third District City Council Debate: Westfield Neighborhood Improvement Association and North Harford Road Neighborhood Assoc will co-host a Third district debate. 7-9 p.m., 5801 Harford Rd.

Wednesday, March 4.

Lawrence Lanahan: Systemic Racism in Baltimore: The Education and Enrichment Committee is continues our exploration of racial justice in our society and in our hearts. 6:15-8:30 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul Church, 120 N. Front St.  

Free Expungements with Maryland Legal Aid: Come out and get your records expunged for free. Noon-4 p.m., The Men and Families Center, 2222 Jefferson St. 

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