Bulletin Board

Saturday, May 13
Equity in Planning
A MountainTrue program on the lasting impact of urban renewal policies. From 9 a.m. to noon. Explore the legacy of urban renewal and the impact on Asheville’s communities of color. The program will include a facilitated discussion at the Wesley Grant Center, followed by a trolley tour led by Hood Huggers International’s DeWayne Barton and MountainTrue’s Co-Executive Director Julie Mayfield. Contact Mary Kate at (828) 258-8737 or marykate@mountaintrue.org for more details and to register.

Saturday, May 13
Rep. Mark Meadows Empty Chair Town Hall
From 10 to 11 a.m. at Jackson Park Road in Hendersonville. Contact POWHvilleNC@gmail.com for more information.

Deadline: Monday, May 15
GOP Essay Contest
Why the American Success Equation Still Matters (Liberty, Responsibility, Opportunity, Prosperity). 500-1,000 typed words. 1st Place, $300; 2nd Place, $200; 3rd Place, $100. Open to any Buncombe County student, grades 9-12, public, private, home school, etc. Submit entries by mail or email to: Dr. Carl Mumpower, Chair, Buncombe County GOP, One Oak Plaza, Suite 309, Asheville, NC 28801. (828) 252-3890, drmumpower@aol.com. Sponsored by the Buncombe County Republican Party. Winners will be introduced and recognized at the annual Lincoln-Reagan dinner.

Tuesday, May 16
Teaching Kids About Racism and Racial Justice
“How do we talk about Race? Communication, Presence & Developmental Awareness.” “What’s your Culture? Diversity, Similarities & Celebration.” From 6 to 8 p.m. at the Odyssey Community School at 90 Zillicoa Street in Asheville. Free. For more information contact learn@odysseycommunity.org or (828) 259-3653.

Tuesday, May 16
Progressive Organized Women
Speakers will address our elected representatives on a variety of topics. Rally held weekly from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Historic Courthouse Square in Hendersonville. Email POWHvilleNC@gmail.com for more details.

Tuesday, May 16
Showing Up For Racial Justice Do!Scussion
Anyone with a passion for working with people on racial justice is welcome. Begins at 10 a.m. at Firestorm Cafe & Books, 610 Haywood Road in west Asheville. Contact info@firestorm.coop for more information.

Friday, May 19
Anti-Racism Accountability
A weekly group focused on Standing Up For Racial Justice core values. For people beginning to wake up to the impact of white supremacy on our culture and seeking a safe place to begin to talk about it. Begins at 10 a.m. at 23 Edwin Place, next to Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville. Contact Elizabeth at elizabeth@lainschell.com for more information.

Sunday, May 21
Ethical Humanist Society of Asheville
A discussion of issues from Pisgah Legal Services will be presented from 2-3:30 p.m. at Friends Meeting House, 227 Edgewood Road in Asheville. All are welcome to attend. Call (828) 687-7759, email EHSAsheville@gmail.com, visit EHSAsheville.org or www.meetup.com/Ethical-Society-of-Asheville.

Friday & Saturday
May 26 & 27
Project Lighten Up Community Summer Day Camp
Annual Radio-Thon, live on WRES Radio Station 100.7 FM. Held at 91 Patton Avenue in Asheville. Call (828) 281-3065 or (828) 281-3068.

Sunday, May 28
Ethical Society of Asheville
Special Youth Presentation 2-3:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend. Call (828) 687-7759, email EHSAsheville@gmail.com, visit EHSAsheville.org or www.meetup.com/Ethical-Society-of-Asheville.

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