One year since the shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott, what has and hasn’t changed in Charlotte? And what needs to be done to get us to where we want to be?
These five programs, sorted chronologically, will allow you to discuss the issues surrounding the events that put Charlotte front and center on the national stage last year.
K(NO)W Justice, K(NO)W Peace Dialogue at the Levine Museum of the New South – September 13, 1:30 p.m. This small-group gathering, led by a museum educator, will focus on individual and group learning by way of sharing ideas, experiences and the exploration of protest, policing and police-involved shootings throughout history. Participation is free for museum members, $10 for non-members. Registration not required, but encouraged. Details.
A Story Circle on Safety at South Tryon United Methodist Church – September 17, 6 p.m. The Co-Learning for Action Project, Arts & Democracy, Educate 2 Engage, Sister Care Alliance and Charlotte Uprising will use storytelling as a means of healing and exploration of the question of safety. Free. Details.
Keith Lamont Scott Week by Charlotte Uprising – September 17-23. Expect a Story Circle on Safety, a conversation about Disrupting the Narrative and a vigil for Scott. See the full schedule of events here.
Breaking Bread – CLT Uprising: One Year Later at the Levine Museum of the New South – September 19, 6:30 p.m. The popular dinner and dialogue series will examine the before, during and after of last year’s protests over a family-style dinner. $25. Details.
A Public Conversation on Unrest in the Queen City, One Year Later at McGlohon Theatre at Spirit Square – September 20, 6:45 p.m. Mike Collins, the force behind WFAE’s popular segment Charlotte Talks, will open the floor to a public conversation surrounding what’s changed, what hasn’t and what’s been done to help move forward. The panel will cover policing, activism and economic opportunity. Free. Details.
Keith Scott One Year Later at Hygge Coworking – September 21, 7 p.m. Join New Culture Charlotte for a conversation on Charlotte’s place in the national conversation and the steps that should come next. Free. Details.