The Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists (CAABJ) is an affiliate chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), a nonprofit organization focused on establishing strong ties among African-Americans working in the media and expanding and balancing the media's coverage of the African-American community and experience.

September 5, 2007

After a Brief Intermission -- Monthly Meetings Are Back!

We hope you all enjoyed your summer months! Now that you've hopefully gotten a break, here's your chance to meet other Journalists and get involved. It all begins with our September meeting. From there, you can pick and choose how you'd like to participate! The schedule below not only indicates our upcoming events, but what you need to do to get involved!

CAABJ General Body Meeting
Tuesday, September 18th at 7 p.m.- 8 p.m. at the Carabbas Restaurant on 1520 South Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28203.
We hope to see you there!

Upcoming Events:

Thursday, September 6th, 7:30 p.m. CBS News Correspondent Byron Pitts to Visit JCSU, Sarah Belk Gambrell Auditorium at JCSU How can you help? Show up with your support!

Saturday, October 20th, noon Brief General Body Meeting, Levine Museum of the New South, 200 E. Seventh Street, Charlotte

Saturday, October 20th, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. CAABJ Forum: Race 101: An Examination of Race and Education. Levine Museum of the New South, 200 E. Seventh Street, Charlotte, How can you help? Call Chair, Ken Lemon if you can volunteer the day of the event: 704-564-0313

Fall School Semester: CAABJ Email Mentoring Program. Here's your chance to volunteer according to your own schedule. How can you help? If you'd like to be paired with a college student looking for a mentor, email us at Pairing will begin at the September 18th General Body Meeting

December, Date TBA: CAABJ Yearend Scholarship Mixer: We're celebrating the year that has past for CAABJ and everything that will happen in the future. And we'll award a book scholarship to a deserving college student. How can you help? Email Lindsay Pollard at to join the committee.