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Promotion Committee Meeting 4:00 pm
Promotion Committee Meeting
Apr 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Build a positive district image, attract an expanded customer base, and build community support for and involvement in the Main Street program. The 1st Wednesday of the month at 4 pm Location: HDDC Offices, 522 Auburn Avenue NE Committee Chair: Elijah Watkins   (communications@sweetauburnworks.com)
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Reimagine Violence: A Guns to Shovels Ceremony 6:30 pm
Reimagine Violence: A Guns to Shovels Ceremony @ Water Tower
Apr 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Reimagine Violence: A Guns to Shovels Ceremony @ Water Tower
50 weapons are being transformed into 50 shovels to hold ceremonial tree plantings at sites impacted by violence to honor the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s assassination. The intention is to disrupt environmental racism and reimagine violence. While hundreds of thousands gathered to “March for Our Lives” in cities around the world this weekend, artists, community leaders and activists are preparing for Lead to Life: A People’s Alchemy for Regeneration, a radical response to the proliferation of gun violence and systemic injustice in the US. Just as people across the country are asking how they can liberate themselves from their own weapons, Lead to Life is launching a “National Call to Disarm & Transform” on April 4th, 2018, the 50th Anniversary of Dr. King’s Assassination. With every gun received, Lead to Life and RawTools’ Swords to Plows program will transform it into a garden tool and plant one tree. Leveraging a network of metal artists and civic partners across the US and the #oneless campaign, Lead to Life & RawTools will help people across the country disable their weapons, and send them in to be transformed into garden tools. Lead to Life is sending a call to action to millions[...]
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Design Committee Meeting 12:00 pm
Design Committee Meeting
Apr 13 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Creates an attractive and well-maintained physical environment that changes negative perceptions, attracts new customers and businesses, and reverses historic disinvestment patterns. The 2nd Friday of the month at 12 noon Location: HDDC Offices, 522 Auburn Avenue NE Committee Co-Chairs: Karen Huebner (karenehuebner@gmail.com) and Garfield Peart (garfield.peart@gmail.com)
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