Sherrill Roland uses his experience of being wrongfully incarcerated is upending prejudices and creating a safe space for his community.
This series inspires students to get involved by celebrating the voices and accomplishments of young Black women who are active in civic engagement locally. In our first segment, photography is explored as a form of civic engagement that kids can participate in.
New Engage 2020 Storywalks that focus on topics such as the voting process, civic engagement, and how even our youngest people can make a difference in our community.
Join us on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, at 6 p.m. for Engage HER: Diverse Voices of Women In the Movement will feature keynote speaker Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D., a panel discussion with JCSU recent graduates, and a special performance by Black Ink Monks, featuring Diashanna Logan poet and writer with videography Andrew Smith.
Join Charlotte Mecklenburg Library and Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte for a virtual event that will bring together Charlotte City Council Member Braxton Winston along with campus activists and local leaders who all made “good trouble” to push for positive change in their communities.
Join us for conversations with present-day artists on how their work inspires change and action in response to contemporary activism and ongoing struggles.
Mayor Vi Lyles is the keynote speaker for the September 17 Engage HER event with Queens University.
This month, our nation celebrates the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Learn more about the Women's Suffrage movement in Mecklenburg County and North Carolina with the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room.
Join Engage 2020: Summer Series - A Conversation with Marjorie Spruill on Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. on the Library's Facebook live.
The Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room details the good, the bad and the ugly history of the U.S. women's suffrage movement and the important voting progress and policy changes made up to today and Charlotte Mecklenburg Library's current Engage 2020 program.