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LGBT Chamber Opens Small Business Command Center in East Charlotte

Initiative to Provide Valuable Information in Wake of COVID-19

In a week marked by controversy over police treatment of protestors, and the upcoming Republican National Committee Convention, a ray of sunshine peaked through the clouds on the east side. The Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce cut the ribbon on a small business command center on June 5.

Non-Profits Seek Support

Local LGBTQ Organizations Struggle to Make Budgets during COVID-19

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer non-profits throughout Charlotte are constantly fundraising, but with COVID-19 these vital organizations are struggling to meet their budgets with canceled events, a plethora of grant opportunities and reduced individual support.

Where’s Charlotte’s history?

InFocus: Charlotte 2018 — It’s at the Charlotte Museum of History, where new leader Adria Focht hopes to collect more diverse community and cultural stories from Charlotte’s residents

As Adria Focht walked down the pathway to the 244-year-old Hezekiah Alexander Homesite, she stopped mid-sentence to pick up a tiny piece of glazed ceramic lying in the wet brush — something most people wouldn’t have noticed.