- Think about the kind of event you want to have. What suits you?

  • Morning coffee
  • Office brown-bag lunch
  • Home-cooked meal with neighbors and friends
  • Potluck with your house of faith
  • Cookout or barbecue
  • Post-rehearsal or sports practice circle-up

- Think about different people to invite. Who should be at your table?

  • Tell your friends to bring someone you don’t already know
  • Partner with another community organization
  • Post a public meet-up on social media

- Think about how your event can support a local community. Who can you help?

  • Use your gathering to support a local restaurant, grocer, or farmer
  • Merge your event with a pre-existing neighborhood or community initiative
  • Center it around your neighborhood’s history

- Think about how to deepen the dialogue. How can you challenge your group?

  • Share your Charlotte story with the group
  • Experience listening as action
  • Discuss ways to expand connections and opportunities for all of Charlotte
  • Ask each other, “What’s next?”

There’s no wrong way to host your gathering. If you’re inspired and ready to organize, sign-up above or reach us at onthetable@cbicharlotte.org.