BPD Monitoring Team Community Engagement Forum. The second of four planned events for citizens to contribute to the team’s community engagement plan. Nov. 29, 5-9 p.m., Dunbar High School, 1400 Orleans St. (410) 528-4670, bpdmonitor.com, free.
West Wednesdays. Tawanda Jones, the sister of Tyrone West, a man killed in police custody in July 2013 has been gathering every Wednesday with other activists in the city to call attention to West’s death and police brutality in Baltimore. Nov. 29, 6:30 and Dec. 6 the intersection of 33rd and Greenmount.
Unite For Our Schools. Event held by the Baltimore Education Coalition to address issues of testing, school funding, and more. Nov. 29, 6-8 p.m., Barclay Elementary School, 2900 Barclay St., strongcitybaltimore.org/event/unite-for-our-schools.
Board of School Commissioners Legislative Forum. Community members share concerns with members of Baltimore’s Board of School Commissioners. Nov. 30, 6-9 p.m., Baltimore City Public Schools District Office, 200 E. North Ave., (443) 984-2000, facebook.com/events/1933134050034687.
Celebrating our Lives: A World AIDS Day Showcase. Members of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, The Black Treatment Advocates Network, Center for Black Equity Baltimore, The Community Cares Project, and AIRS celebrate World AIDS Day. Food, giveaways, entertainment, and community. Nov. 30, 6-9 p.m., The Real News Network, 231 Holliday St., eventbrite.com/e/celebrating-our-lives-a-world-aids-day-showcase-tickets-40036390923?aff=es2.
Community Town Hall in Harlem Park. Meeting called by the Office of Civil Rights and Wage Enforcement, to address recent police activity in Harlem Park. Meet the new Civilian Review Board. Nov. 30, 6 p.m., Metropolitan United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 1121 W. Lanvale St., civilrights.baltimorecity.gov.
Family League Community Listening Session #4. Mayor Catherine Pugh and Family League of Baltimore host a community conversation about local investment priorities for children and families. Free food and on-site licensed child care for children ages 2 and up. Nov. 30, 6-8 p.m., Furman L. Templeton Elementary School, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., familyleague.org.
Office of Sustainability – Sustainability Update. City’s Sustainability Coordinator Anne Draddy talks about her work overseeing the update of the city’s 2009 Sustainability Plan. Nov. 30, noon-1 p.m., Impact Hub Baltimore, 10 E. North Ave., facebook.com/events/1953586734894377
Team Make Baltimore Smile Holiday Toy Drive. Community toy drive. Nov. 30, 6-10 p.m., SNS Lounge, 6900 Belair Road, facebook.com/events/140939476556387.
Free Keith Davis Jr. Solidarity Rally. Show support for Keith Davis Jr. Nov. 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 1401 Severn St. Event is followed by Pack the Courtroom event on Dec. 1, 8:30 a.m., Courthouse East, Room 228. Search #FreeKeithDavisJr hashtag on Twitter or Facebook for more information.
Women Embracing Abilities Now “Bags of Hope” Event. Members of the group Women Embracing Abilities Now make holiday gift bags for young women with disabilities. They are looking for donations of lotion, soap, nail care accessories, and more. Dec. 2, 3-9 p.m., The League for People with Disabilities, 1111 E. Cold Spring Lane, (410) 323-0500, wean1.org.
Decolonizing Hurricane Relief. Support recovery efforts post-Hurricanes Irma and Maria while learning about the conditions of colonialism in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Dec. 3, 5 p.m., Oak Hill Center for Education and Culture, 2239 Kirk Ave. facebook.com/events/291387024715248?acontext=%7B”ref”%3,A”3″%2C”action_history”%3A”null”%7D&aref=3.
State of the District Address. Councilman Isaac Yitzy Schleifer marks one year in office and delivers a state of the district address. Dec. 5, 7-8:30 p.m., Pimlico Race Course, 5201 Park Heights Ave., 410-396-4819, facebook.com/events/133725470617420.
Teach-In: Stop the Deadly Exchange. Discuss how to end police exchange programs, and how the policies that surround these programs affect Baltimore. Facilitated by Baltimore Palestine Solidarity and Jewish Voice for Peace Baltimore. Dec. 5, 7-9 p.m., 2601 N Howard St., facebook.com/events/950098681803832.
Resiliency in the Face of Trauma. Talk about the effects of childhood trauma with a panel of community members, service organizers, neighborhood representatives, and more. Dec. 6. 3:30-6:30 p.m., DRU Mondawmin Healthy Families, Inc., 2100 Eutaw Place, eventbrite.com/e/resiliency-in-the-face-of-trauma-tickets-40042129086?aff=es2.