Things To Do

What Is Your Next Step?

Each of us has a part to play in building a more equitable and just Charlotte-Mecklenburg.

What can you do to build your knowledge, skills and courage?

WAKE UP

Open Your Eyes and Look Around

Look around. What inequities do you see?

INTERRUPT

Where Can You Make an Impact?

Commit to using your points of influence to interrupt the status quo.

STEP UP

Find Your Passion and Act On It

 

Find courage to make a difference where it matters to you.

Community Events

Jun
24
Thu
Fault Lines: A Window Into Charlotte’s LGBTQ+ History @ Virtual Event
Jun 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

A Virtual Bus Tour with special guest Joshua Burford

Sep
16
Thu
Opera Carolina: I Dream @ Belk Theater
Sep 16 all-day

A look back at the early days of the Civil Rights Movement that would reshape America and transform a preacher from Atlanta into an icon for the ages. Revised for the 2021 performances, our new version includes new music and a completely revised script to bring to life this remarkable story.

Thursday, September 16th – 7:30 pm
Saturday, September 18th – 8:00 pm
Sunday, September 19th – 2:00 pm

Sep
18
Sat
Opera Carolina: I Dream @ Belk Theater
Sep 18 all-day

A look back at the early days of the Civil Rights Movement that would reshape America and transform a preacher from Atlanta into an icon for the ages. Revised for the 2021 performances, our new version includes new music and a completely revised script to bring to life this remarkable story.

Thursday, September 16th – 7:30 pm
Saturday, September 18th – 8:00 pm
Sunday, September 19th – 2:00 pm

Sep
19
Sun
Opera Carolina: I Dream @ Belk Theater
Sep 19 all-day

A look back at the early days of the Civil Rights Movement that would reshape America and transform a preacher from Atlanta into an icon for the ages. Revised for the 2021 performances, our new version includes new music and a completely revised script to bring to life this remarkable story.

Thursday, September 16th – 7:30 pm
Saturday, September 18th – 8:00 pm
Sunday, September 19th – 2:00 pm

Recurring Events

“Unmasked” at the Harvey B. Gantt Center

Charlotte City Council Meetings

The Community Book Read

Find a Community Garden

It’s Time to STEP UP!

When we join together with a diverse group of people, voices and experiences, the differences that define us as individuals create synergy and energy. Our community is stronger when we each have the knowledge, skills and courage to work for change.

CBI Resources

Learn more about the resources that CBI provides as we work to increase both the understanding and advancement of equity in our community.

Get Involved

Middle and High School Students: Register for The Charlotte Experience!

POTIONS & PIXELS, Gokotta, and the City of Charlotte are hosting a FREE five-day camp where students will play, learn, ...

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Listen to StoryCorps Stories Celebrating Black Voices

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Watch Brittany Cooper’s TED Talk, “The Racial Politics of Time”

...

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Listen to You 2.0: Empathy Gym

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Join a CBI Virtual Equity Impact Circle

We are excited to offer virtual community EICs throughout 2021 in partnership with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library. ...

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Pick a book from the Anti-Racist Reading List

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Play “What’s In & On Our Ground: A Curiosity-Guided Tour of Charlotte-Mecklenburg”

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Watch or Read Emmanuel Acho’s “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man”

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Hear what our 2019 Stakeholders Breakfast Speaker, Anand Giridharadas, says about the stakes of our collective response to COVID-19

...

READ MORE

Read UNCC Urban Institute’s Racial Wealth Gap Report

...

READ MORE

Enjoy a take-out meal from a locally-owned restaurant

...

READ MORE

Listen to StoryCorps Stories Celebrating Black Voices

...

READ MORE

Join a CBI Virtual Equity Impact Circle

We are excited to offer virtual community EICs throughout 2021 in partnership with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library. ...

READ MORE

Play “What’s In & On Our Ground: A Curiosity-Guided Tour of Charlotte-Mecklenburg”

...

READ MORE

Watch or Read Emmanuel Acho’s “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man”

...

READ MORE

Enjoy a take-out meal from a locally-owned restaurant

...

READ MORE

Middle and High School Students: Register for The Charlotte Experience!

POTIONS & PIXELS, Gokotta, and the City of Charlotte are hosting a FREE five-day camp where students will play, learn, ...

READ MORE

Listen to StoryCorps Stories Celebrating Black Voices

...

READ MORE

Watch Brittany Cooper’s TED Talk, “The Racial Politics of Time”

...

READ MORE

Listen to You 2.0: Empathy Gym

...

READ MORE

Pick a book from the Anti-Racist Reading List

...

READ MORE

Hear what our 2019 Stakeholders Breakfast Speaker, Anand Giridharadas, says about the stakes of our collective response to COVID-19

...

READ MORE

Read UNCC Urban Institute’s Racial Wealth Gap Report

...

READ MORE

Join a CBI Virtual Equity Impact Circle

We are excited to offer virtual community EICs throughout 2021 in partnership with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library. ...

READ MORE

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From thrilling community events to moving cultural experiences, Charlotte invites us to wake up,
interrupt, and step up in many ways. We’d love to hear what things you do!

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