Mar
21
Tue
West Citizens Advisory Council Meeting @ Thomas G. Crowder Woodland Center
Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm
West Citizens Advisory Council Meeting @ Thomas G. Crowder Woodland Center | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

If you live in Raleigh, you automatically are a member of a Citizens Advisory Council. The City of Raleigh has 19 CACs, each representing a different geographic region of the city.

Each CAC elects its own officers and decides its own activities and priorities. All CAC meetings are open to everyone; however, you can vote only at meetings of the CAC where you reside. You can attend as an individual or you can represent your neighborhood-based organization at your CAC meetings.

CACs are nonpartisan. CACs are the only advisory boards to the City Council that are not appointed by the Council.

Mar
27
Mon
Avent Ferry Road Corridor Study Public Kickoff Meeting @ McKimmon Conference and Training Center
Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Avent Ferry Road Corridor Study Public Kickoff Meeting @ McKimmon Conference and Training Center | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

The objective of the Avent Ferry Road Corridor Study is to develop a vision for the character of the corridor’s public realm and adjacent land uses into the future. The information gathered in conjunction with the Visioning Workshop will provide a framework of data, observations, and community input that will serve as the basis for a corridor study to begin in 2017.

Mar
28
Tue
Wade Citizens Advisory Council Meeting @ Jaycee Park Community Center
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm
Wade Citizens Advisory Council Meeting @ Jaycee Park Community Center | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

If you live in Raleigh, you automatically are a member of a Citizens Advisory Council. The City of Raleigh has 19 CACs, each representing a different geographic region of the city.

Each CAC elects its own officers and decides its own activities and priorities. All CAC meetings are open to everyone; however, you can vote only at meetings of the CAC where you reside. You can attend as an individual or you can represent your neighborhood-based organization at your CAC meetings.

CACs are nonpartisan. CACs are the only advisory boards to the City Council that are not appointed by the Council.

Mar
30
Thu
Town Hall Discussion: “Smart Growth: Making Our Cities Sustainable” @ North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Town Hall Discussion: “Smart Growth: Making Our Cities Sustainable” @ North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

Half of humanity, nearly 3.5 billion of us, live in cities. By 2030, almost 60 percent of the world’s population will live in urban areas with 95 percent of that expansion happening in the developing world. Rapid urbanization puts pressure on fresh water supplies, sewage, the natural environment, and public health. Learn about the challenges that cities are facing around the globe and in particular here at home when WRAL chief meteorologist Greg Fishel leads a new Town Hall discussion — “Smart Growth: Making Our Cities Sustainable”. Fishel will be joined by Vatsal Bhatt of the U.S. Green Building Council and Kenneth Bowers, Director of Planning for the City of Raleigh. Find out how we can overcome a variety of challenges and help our cities continue to thrive and grow, while improving resource use and reducing pollution and poverty. The event is free.

Apr
3
Mon
Central Citizens Advisory Council Meeting @ John P. "Top" Greene Community Center
Apr 3 @ 7:00 pm
Central Citizens Advisory Council Meeting @ John P. "Top" Greene Community Center | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

If you live in Raleigh, you automatically are a member of a Citizens Advisory Council. The City of Raleigh has 19 CACs, each representing a different geographic region of the city.

Each CAC elects its own officers and decides its own activities and priorities. All CAC meetings are open to everyone; however, you can vote only at meetings of the CAC where you reside. You can attend as an individual or you can represent your neighborhood-based organization at your CAC meetings.

CACs are nonpartisan. CACs are the only advisory boards to the City Council that are not appointed by the Council.

Apr
10
Mon
Southwest Citizens Advisory Council Meeting @ Carolina Pines Park
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm
Southwest Citizens Advisory Council Meeting @ Carolina Pines Park | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

If you live in Raleigh, you automatically are a member of a Citizens Advisory Council. The City of Raleigh has 19 CACs, each representing a different geographic region of the city.

Each CAC elects its own officers and decides its own activities and priorities. All CAC meetings are open to everyone; however, you can vote only at meetings of the CAC where you reside. You can attend as an individual or you can represent your neighborhood-based organization at your CAC meetings.

CACs are nonpartisan. CACs are the only advisory boards to the City Council that are not appointed by the Council.

Apr
11
Tue
Community Conversation @ Raleigh Convention Center
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Community Conversation @ Raleigh Convention Center | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

Join Mayor Nancy McFarlane and Raleigh City Council Members for the recap and wrap-up of the recent District Community Conversations, 6 to 8 p.m. on April 11 at the Raleigh Convention Center, Room 302. Also, learn about resources to empower residents to connect and engage with the City, make recommendations for policy, and continue to be part of the solutions and change in our communities.

Apr
18
Tue
West Citizens Advisory Council Meeting @ Thomas G. Crowder Woodland Center
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm
West Citizens Advisory Council Meeting @ Thomas G. Crowder Woodland Center | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

If you live in Raleigh, you automatically are a member of a Citizens Advisory Council. The City of Raleigh has 19 CACs, each representing a different geographic region of the city.

Each CAC elects its own officers and decides its own activities and priorities. All CAC meetings are open to everyone; however, you can vote only at meetings of the CAC where you reside. You can attend as an individual or you can represent your neighborhood-based organization at your CAC meetings.

CACs are nonpartisan. CACs are the only advisory boards to the City Council that are not appointed by the Council.

Apr
22
Sat
March for Science @ Shaw University - Estey Hall
Apr 22 @ 9:00 am
March for Science @ Shaw University - Estey Hall | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

The March for Science – Raleigh is dedicated to promoting science that upholds the common good. 

As organizers of the satellite March for Science in Raleigh, North Carolina, we follow the spirit of the Mission, Principles and Goals, and Diversity Principles put forth by the organizers of the National March for Science in Washington, DC.

Like the National March organizers, we envision a long term plan of action that will extend beyond April 22nd, the day of the march. To build a movement for science that will catalyze actions for lasting impact, we believe the mission and principles must be locally-rooted and embraced by the people of North Carolina. Therefore, we have begun the process of making connections between the national principles and our home state by:

  • Reaching out to organizations already working to address issues that align with our Mission and Principles

  • Drawing attention to important science-related issues that need to be addressed in North Carolina

  • Engaging with local community members to organize around multiple interfaces between science and society

Apr
25
Tue
Wade Citizens Advisory Council Meeting @ Jaycee Park Community Center
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm
Wade Citizens Advisory Council Meeting @ Jaycee Park Community Center | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

If you live in Raleigh, you automatically are a member of a Citizens Advisory Council. The City of Raleigh has 19 CACs, each representing a different geographic region of the city.

Each CAC elects its own officers and decides its own activities and priorities. All CAC meetings are open to everyone; however, you can vote only at meetings of the CAC where you reside. You can attend as an individual or you can represent your neighborhood-based organization at your CAC meetings.

CACs are nonpartisan. CACs are the only advisory boards to the City Council that are not appointed by the Council.