Groundbreaking news

Groundbreaking on Monroe Road’s iconic public art project Art@thePoint We’re excited to announce a successful groundbreaking on the $150,000 community art project Art@thePoint, a collaborative sculpture that will define southeast Charlotte. “The sculpture will be an icon for our area, a source of community pride and a symbol of change and creativity,” said community artist More Info »

Monroe-Idlewild Development: Why You Should Attend Wednesday’s Meeting

We learned a month ago that some exciting development is coming to the Monroe Road and Idlewild Road intersection. MoRA representatives met with the developers over a month ago, and have since met with the Charlotte Area Transit System and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department. There are a lot of moving parts and we have tried More Info »

MoRA’s 2nd Annual Holiday Festival and Tree Lighting

You’re invited to celebrate the season at MoRA’s 2nd Annual Holiday Fest. Join friends and neighbors in this community tree lighting, raffle prizes from local businesses, caroling, holiday parade, food, music, beer, and more. The newest member of our community is a 15 foot Hemlock provided by Matt Bartell of Bartels Construction Solutions, LLC. The tree’s new home More Info »

Reshaping MoRA’s Future – Weigh In!

WEIGH IN ON THE FUTURE OF MORA AT OUR SECOND ANNUAL GOVERNMENT OPEN HOUSE Meet your reps at MoRA’s Second Annual Government Open House – Wednesday, October 12 from 5:30-6:30 at East Mecklenburg High School’s media center; immediately afterwards, from 6:30 – 7:30, learn about key projects that can reshape MoRA’s land use and transportation future. More Info »

MoRA board meetings

MoRA’S NEXT MONTHLY BOARD MEETING:   Our next board meeting is Tuesday, June 20 from 6 until 8pm at the Independence Regional Library.  We’ll be discussing priorities and future events during this session, in addition to board updates. If you’re planning to come as a guest, send a note to Rachel Moyer in case there are last-minute changes. Are More Info »

Join Us for a Fundraiser at Buffalo Wild Wings on Oct. 10!

Join us for MoRA Night at Buffalo Wild Wings! Ten percent of every check will be donated back to MoRA to support our annual holiday tree lighting and party. Simply bring the ticket on the back of your town hall program (download) or just mention that you are with MoRA to participate. When: October 10, 2016 – 10:00a-until More Info »

Join us for MoRA 101 on October 12!

  Come learn about your local government at our upcoming open house! October 12, 2016 East Mecklenburg High School Starts at 5:30p

2nd Annual MoRA Public Town Hall: Shaping Future of Southeast Charlotte

“In 30 years of grassroots organizing, I’ve never seen a community group achieve as much, recruit as many volunteers and change area perceptions as quickly as MoRA”.  Mary Hopper, Community Consultant, MoRA Advisor MoRA is excited to close out a year of rapid improvement in the Monroe Road corridor, but we are already looking forward More Info »