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CJS Hosts Conference on Safety, Justice and Bail Reform Friday
This Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., our Criminal Justice Services Department will host a conference in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center Chamber on safety, justice and the role of money in the criminal justice system.
The free event is open to the public and will feature refreshments, guest speakers and a Q&A session.Those interested in attending can sign up here.
For more information, contact Criminal Justice Services Director Sonya Harper at 980-314-1701 or Sonya.Harper@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov. MYEP Internship Program Begins Today
More than 80 high school students will gain valuable work experience this summer as they intern with the County and the City of Charlotte through the Mayor’s Youth Employment Program (MYEP).
Interns will work in various departments including DSS, Park and Recreation, Public Information and Human Resources for 20 hours a week through Aug. 11. The paid internships give students a chance to earn money over the summer and see what it’s like to work in local government. We have had student and supervisor orientations to ensure a rewarding experience for all.
The MYEP internship program is a collaborative project with the City of Charlotte and the County. The Manager’s Office, Human Resources and Public Information work together to oversee the program.
If you have any questions, please contact LaShonda Hart at 980-314-2906 or LaShonda.Hart@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov. Romare Bearden Park, Little Sugar Creek Greenway Honored at ASLA Conference
Two County facilities were recognized during the American Society of Landscape Architects’ southeast conference in early June.
The awards included:
Award of Merit for Design – Romare Bearden ParkAward of Honor for Design – Little Sugar Creek Greenway
Romare Bearden Park and Little Sugar Creek Greenway were selected among landscaping projects from North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.