Upcoming Events

Amandla Organizing Training Program - 1st Session
September 10, 2014
During the week of September 10th – 14th, 2014, Franklinton Center at Bricks will be the site of the 2014 Amandla Organizing Training Program. An integral aspect of rebuilding Black social justice infrastructure requires developing competent Black organizers with the skills, analysis and relationships to organize Black communities effectively. To that end, BOLD’s Amandla! Black Community Organizing Internship aspires to increase the effectiveness of Black frontline organizers in social change practices.

Bricks Career Development/Community Based Program
October 13, 2014
The Franklinton Center at Bricks will be presenting the Bricks Career Development/ Community Based Program. Every year Franklinton Center at Bricks-UCC and Justice and Witness Ministries continues working with our partners from the Halifax, Edgecombe County School System, and North Carolina Cooperative Extension. This year for the first time Wells Fargo will be facilitating financial training to the students.

16th North Carolina Environmental Justice Summit
October 17, 2014
Franklinton Center at Bricks will be hosting North Carolina’s Annual Statewide Community-Based Environmental Justice Summit, is a forum to bring people together to help educate and inform them about the history and practice of environmental injustice in North Carolina.

Enhancing Profitability and Sustainability of Small Socially Disadvantaged Producers
October 23, 2014
On Thursday, October 23, 2014, the Franklinton Center at Bricks will be hosting a FREE work shop for minority farmers and non-farmers. The workshop is designed to educate local farmers in the region on how to “Keeping Your Produce Fresh from the Garden to the Table”

Teach For American/Rural School Leadership Academy (RSLA) Staff Retreat
October 23, 2014
Franklinton Center at Bricks will host Teach for America – Eastern North Carolina, Rural School Leadership Academy Staff Retreat. The” RSLA” Rural School Leadership Academy consist of a cohort of Teach for America Alumni who aspire to pursue roles in school leadership, particularly in rural regions in Eastern North Carolina.

Amandla Organizing Training Program - 2nd Session
November 3, 2014
During the week of November 3rd - November 9th, 2014, Franklinton Center at Bricks will be the site of the 2014 Amandla Organizing Training Program. An integral aspect of rebuilding Black social justice infrastructure requires developing competent Black organizers with the skills, analysis and relationships to organize Black communities effectively. To that end, BOLD’s Amandla! Black Community Organizing Internship aspires to increase the effectiveness of Black frontline organizers in social change practices.

Teach for America Leadership Development Staff Retreat
November 4, 2014
Franklinton Center at Bricks will host Teach for America Staff Retreat. In November, a small group of Teach for America staff members from across the country will be visiting Eastern North Carolina to for a week-long retreat focused on leadership development in the movement toward educational equity. These staff members are former educators who now coach current Teach for American teachers in classrooms, and they will be engaging in deep reflection and discussion with local community leaders throughout the region.”

National Gathering for Amandla Organizing and Director's Training Program
December 4, 2014
During the week of December 4th – 7th, 2014, Franklinton Center at Bricks will be the site of BOLD National Gathering for Amandla Organizing and the Director's Training Program as a means to reinforce BOLD as a national training program designed to help rebuild Black social justice infrastructure in order to organize Black communities more effectively and re-center Black leadership in the U.S.