March 10th- Bonding Education Program Series:
The Bonding Education Program is a collaboration between the U.S. Department of Transportation, Louisville Metropolitan Sewer District, and Ulliman Schutte Construction, designed to help small diverse businesses become bond-ready and learn about upcoming opportunities to participate with the Paddy's Run Flood Pumping Station Rehab Project. This free informational session will take place March 10th from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the MSD Central Maintenance Facility at 3050 Commerce Center Place in Louisville.
Advanced registration is required at https://louisville_march-2022.eventbrite.com
- Previous events
Understanding the RFP Process and Submitting a Bid Properly:
Invest in your business by learning from the experts. Join Kim Henry and Latrice Smith, Procurement Analysts, Louisville Metro Government (LMG)- Purchasing, as they provide an in-depth overview of the LMG Request For Proposal (RFP) Process, the RFP template, and explain how to submit bids online using the Bonfire Portal.
Watch the recorded session here!
From Hope to Home: Uncovering the Housing Needs in Our Communities
Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 2PM – 4PM
The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights and the Louisville Metro Human Relations Commission invite you to our virtual Fair Housing Month event.
In addition to discussing Fair Housing law and recent additions to local and federal law, our panelists will discuss the immediate housing needs of diverse immigrant, refugee, and homeless populations, including how to reach them, how to determine their unique needs, and how to provide best assistance.
This event is directed toward social services providers, but we welcome everyone who is interested in fair housing to join us.
To watch, visit: https://zoom.us/rec/play/7-67dQXHxNyMjMK-XIrtL42GQLP1PDbnguosCUcKpZNqSe7M61nbNZ56sHXsL3QYPr0oQN58UERfqwl4.-UJbChjWTKcvYhVt?startTime=1619028834000&_x_zm_rtaid=SvfQ2A5VR7iqrY5H74dmYA.1621960589880.a78309208118aef94e98647cf119026d&_x_zm_rhtaid=107
I am America: Racism and Covid-19: Combating a Pandemic and Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
Wednesday, April 21, 2021, Noon – 1PM
While the United States saw a spike in COVID-19 infections, intolerance and racism against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) simultaneously increased. In 2020, hate crimes against AAPI rose nearly 150 percent, putting families and communities in jeopardy. During this discussion, panelists will explore how xenophobic rhetoric and Anti-Asian discrimination has caused violence and fear in our country, while providing actionable steps in how we can keep our AAPI neighbors safe.
To watch, visit: https://fb.watch/52W3PPYDE9/
#StopAsianHate Virtual Town Hall
Wednesday, April 14, 2021, Noon – 1PM
World Affairs Council of Kentucky and Southern Indiana, Asian Institute Crane House, Louisville Metro Office for Globalization, FBI Louisville, LMPD, ACLU Kentucky, Metro 311, sponsored by PNC.
To watch, visit: https://fb.watch/4T3mBbL9qZ/
Our Children are in Jeopardy: The Long Shadow of Housing Insecurity
Monday, April 12, 2021, 5:30PM – 7PM
Human Relations Commission joined the Metropolitan Housing Coalition, AARP KY, and the League of Women Voters Louisville to discuss housing insecurity that affects Louisville's children and families.
To watch, visit: https://fb.watch/4T1up-ikrk/
Our Foremothers, Our Inheritance: Their stories and how they make us
Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 6PM – 7PM
Journalists Jean West & Pam Platt will guide a discussion about our foremothers and the paths they created for us, with special guests Dr. Renee Campbell of the University of Kentucky College of Social Work, author Ellen Birkett Morris, and poet activist Hannah Drake.
To watch, visit: https://fb.watch/4T37F5Lh18/
January 17th 9 a.m.- Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Walk:
"All hands on deck are needed to stop the violence in 2022"
Starts at King Solomon Baptist Church (1620 Anderson St, Louisville, KY 40210)
Walk or Motorcade 12 blocks to Kroger at 28th and Broadway
January 17th 9:30 a.m.- Where Do We Go From Here:
"It's been 54 years since Martin Luther King was assassinated April 4, 1968 in Memphis, TN
Get the Evidence
Pastor is inviting city leader ministers community's leader to join with us. We will end up at King Solomon where we will prepare for prayer brunch.
Motor cave start @9:30
Where: Kroger parking lot (2710 W Broadway, Louisville KY)
Ends: King Solomon Missionary Baptist Church (1620 Anderson St., Louisville KY)"
January 20th- Can U Dig It 2022:
Louisville Metropolitan Sewer District's (MSD) Procurement, Supplier Diversity, and Community Benefits offices are hosting an information session to teach you about upcoming capital construction projects and other contract opportunities in 2022. Topics of discussion are: 2022 Program of Work, how to register for bid notifications, MSD Community Benefits Program, and the MSD Supplier Diversity Program.
Prerecorded topics will be available for viewing on January 20th at 10 a.m. at louisvillemsd.org