Government Meetings and Activist, Social Justice Events—3/4-3/11

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. 

Thursday, March 5.

Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meeting: Network with like-minded professionals and learn how to get funding for business. 6-8 p.m., 36 S. Charles St.

Empower Project’s Seed Start Party: This event will be a fundraiser for Empower Project’s first farming season. The money will go directly to tools, seeds, and equipment needed for a successful growing season. 7:30 p.m., Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St., $20.

Friday, March 6.

Our City Forest: Tree Pruning Workshop @ Moravia Park Elementary School: Help protect our city forest by learning easy maintenance techniques. Noon – 3 p.m., Moravia Park Elementary School, 6201 Franklin Ave.

Saturday, March 7.

Informational Session: Job Opportunities: Workforce development program, Reaching New Heights, helps bilingual candidates develop top-notch, professional resumes and improve their skills. 10 a.m. – noon, Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral St., Poe Room.

Creatives Taxation Workshop: Tax help from Augustus McMillian. 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Invisible Majority, 28 E. 25th St., Basement, $10.

Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon with Art+Feminism: Edit Wikipedia with librarians in support of the Art+Feminism campaign. Art+Feminism works to newly create and improve upon already existing Wikipedia entries that center on art, gender, and feminism. Noon-4 p.m., Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral St.

Baltimore Women United Endorsed Candidates Meet and Greet: A family-friendly event in a fun space and an opportunity to meet our 2020 endorsed Baltimore City candidates. 6-8 p.m., North Ave. Market, 30 W. North Ave.

Sunday, March 8.

Wyman Park and BMA Walk: A hang out at R.house followed by a walk through Wyman park and a brief tour of the The Baltimore Museum of Art. 1-4 p.m., R. House, 301 W. 29th St. 

Annual Free Family Concert: Annual free family concert for children and their families, all ages welcome. 3-4 p.m., Shriver Hall Auditorium, JHU Homewood Campus.

Monday, March 9.

Lgbtq+ 101 Workshop: LGBTQ+ 101 provides contemporary educational training sessions to individuals on the issues that affect the LGBTQ+ population. 6:30-8 p.m., Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral St. 

Tuesday, March 10.

7th, 9th, and 11th District City Council Candidate Forum: Hosted by Rev. Hathaway of the Union Baptist Church. All candidates have confirmed. 5-8 p.m., Sandtown Winchester Achievement Academy, 701 Gold St.

Youth Voice 2020: Baltimore Youth Town Hall: The Youth Town Hall is an opportunity for youth to engage with Baltimore City Mayoral candidates about the most pressing issues to youth. 6-8:30 p.m., Friends School of Baltimore, 5114 N. Charles St.

“Baltimore’s Strange Fruit” Screening: Baltimore’s Strange Fruit is a documentary film produced by Black Yield Institute, directed by Eric Jackson and Maddie Hardy, exploring the intersections of food, land, and race and class politics through personal narrative and social commentary. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Loyola University Maryland, 4501 N. Charles St.

Wednesday, March 11.

Ceasefire Community Resource Network Meet-up: Event brings together Baltimore City Grassroots organizations and movements for a revised version of a networking event. Each group will present for no more than three minutes to educate the attendees about what they do. At the end of the event, each group will leave with information from all of the represented groups and will receive an electronic contact page with details about the attendees to refer to as needed. 5:30-7:30 p.m., 501 E. Chase St.

Canton Community Association Baltimore Mayoral Forum: Hear from the candidates at the 2020 Baltimore Mayoral Forum, hosted by the Canton Community Association in conjunction with BH Neighbors, the Patterson Park Neighborhood Association, and the Highlandtown Community Association. 6-8 p.m., Hampstead Hill Academy, 500 S. Linwood Ave.

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