All members old and new are invited to attend (join us on Zoom) our monthly New Member Orientation meeting. Learn more about the organization including how to meet people, join events and how you can help the organization - the best way to meet new people!
TOPIC: Love in the Shadow of White Privilege and Racism Judy Goldman will talk about how she came to write CHILD: A MEMOIR, which tells the story of Mattie Culp, the Black woman who worked for her family, lived in, helped raise her — the unconscionable scaffolding on which that relationship was built and the […]
TOPIC: Living with an Aging Brain: A Survival Guide In this talk, Dr. Edwards will explore themes of adaptation and growth as our brains change, and how to embrace those changes with positivity and flexibility. A masterful storyteller, Dr. Edwards blends his own experience with stories of patients and the scientific context for cognitive changes […]
TOPIC: Charlotte’s McCrorey Heights A Joint Presentation of Senior Scholars & Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Join us as Dr. Tom Hanchett, a Charlotte Historian and Author, explores the fascinating story of McCrorey Heights, a tiny neighborhood in Charlotte that, since the 1940’s, has had enormous impact on the economy, religion, education, politics, government leadership, and […]
TOPIC: The Evolution of Animal Welfare in Charlotte The Humane Society of Charlotte is a community resource committed to championing the wellbeing of companion animals and strengthening their bond with the people who know, love, and need them. In June 2022, the new HSC Animal Resource Center opened to allow HSC to better serve animals […]
GREAT DECISIONS TOPIC: Who are Climate Refugees? Climate Migration in Historical, Political, and Cultural Perspective Despite widespread acknowledgement of the growing connection between climate change and migration, there are currently no legal protections in international or US law for people displaced by climate change. This presentation explores historical, political, and ethical issues surrounding climate migration […]