Posts by Chantez Neymoss

National Poetry Month Kickoff

National Poetry Month kicks of at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library! Slammaster Bluz unveils the 2018 National Poetry Slam trophy, which will be houses in a glass display case at Main Library during the month of April. Pam Turner highlights the “Poet is In” project. SlamCharlotte members Jordan Bailey and Breeze perform…
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Code Your Way to a New Career

Teaching yourself to code is no easy task! There are endless resources out there, and some are better than others. Many are free (or free up to a point), making it hard to know what is reputable, what actually works, and what will get you into a new field quickly.…
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Beyond Our Beginnings

Join North Carolina Arts Council Literature Fellows Patrice Gopo, Bryn Chancellor, Eric Smith and Kathryn Schwille as they share readings and conversation about place, community and writing. This program was held at the Main Library on Saturday, November 17 2018 in the Francis Auditorium. You can find more information about these authors…
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A developer broke his pledge to build affordable housing near uptown, a jury found

A community group in one of Charlotte’s oldest predominantly black neighborhoods has won a large verdict against a developer after a jury found the developer broke promises to build affordable housing on land purchased for below market value. For more on this story, see the Charlotte Observer: https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/development/article217814295.html Outreach OverviewOutreach OverviewTeen…
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a beginners guide to college applications

Beginner’s Guide to College Applications

Deciding to go to college is a big decision—and narrowing down a list of potential schools can become overwhelming. Many traditional students start the application process in their junior year of high school, while some start thinking about schools and options as early as their sophomore year. Though applying is…
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