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Community Events

Looks here for information about community events that are of interest to members.

Democracy North Carolina Event

WHAT: Join us for "Free the Vote: Voting as Incarcerated and Formerly-Incarcerated People" WHEN: Monday, July 23, at 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Midwood Cultural Center - Auditorium (1817 Central Ave., Charlotte, N.C.)

Questions about this event? Contact Arthur Harrell, Democracy North Carolina me at 980-230-8961 or

Race Matters for Juvenile Justice Series

Download the brochure here: Race Matters

2018 Annual Bank of America Charlotte Pride Parade

The sixth annual Charlotte Pride Parade will be held Sunday, August 18th on N. Tryon Street in Uptown Charlotte during the two0day Charlotte Pride Festival, Saturday Aug. 18 and Sunday, August 19.

Check out the official website for information on how to register to participate in the parade:

ABOUT CHARLOTTE PRIDE Charlotte Pride is the leader in LGBTQ visibility in Charlotte and the Carolinas. We present and collaborate on programs, projects, and activities, including the annual Charlotte Pride Festival and Parade, Charlotte Trans Pride, Charlotte Latin Pride, and Reel Out Charlotte, among others. Since its founding in 2000, Charlotte Pride has expanded its year-round programming and partnerships to better connect community members with its mission, vision, and values. It is now one of the largest LGBTQ Pride organizations in the American Southeast.

PO Box 32362, Charlotte, NC 28232 General: Media: Entertainment:

Young Professionals @ International House sponsoring International Lip Singing Competition

The Young Professionals at International House are partnering with the City of Charlotte's Office of Economic Development to put on the first ever, International Lip Singing Competition.

This is scheduled to take place in mid-September at Booth Playhouse. All proceeds will go to benefit the Mayor's Youth Employment Program and International House.

We are looking for interested young professionals who are either members of the Young Professionals at International House or those who would like to join the Young Professionals at International House to help us put on this unique, one of a kind event, that is taking place in Charlotte for the first time ever.

Those interested in joining the planning committee should respond to this email, or contact International House's Citizen Diplomacy Director Johnelle Causwell. Phone: 704-3422248

What is Young Professionals at International House? Young Professionals at International House encompasses young professionals ages 21 to 39, who either have an international background or have a specific international interest. Members organize and participate in social, educational, leadership, fundraising activities that raise awareness about Charlotte's expanding role as a Global City and International Gateway.

Young Professionals at International House can offer its members:

Networking and social opportunities to connect with young professionals with similar interest

Yearly reception/networking events with International House Board of Directors and high level speakers

At least two VIP receptions per year with international delegations, hosted by International House

Leadership opportunities/ building a resume

Service opportunities: volunteer positions, citizenship tutors, assistance with international delegates

We hope to hear from you soon!

Charlotte Street Use and Event Information

Charlotte Event and Street Usage information to help you in your travels.

Street Use and Event Information

Charlotte on the Cheap suggestions

Check out the website: Charlotte on the Cheap for great ideas for things to do.