The Howard County Friends of Central America and the Caribbean will sponsor a meeting and potluck dinner at 7 p.m. Friday at Wilde Lake Interfaith Center.
The meeting will focus on the use of child labor in Central America for the benefit of the United States garment industry.
Speakers include Judith Yanira Viera of El Salvador; Claudia Leticia Molina of Honduras, and Charles Kernaghan, executive director of the National Labor Committee in Central America.
The labor committee is sponsoring a national tour by Ms. Viera and Ms. Molina.
Report due on traffic on Harpers Farm Road
The Howard County government will present a traffic consultant's report on ways to improve the safety and traffic flow on Harpers Farm Road, especially at Willow Bottom Drive.
The report will be given at the Harper's Choice Village Board meeting at 7:30 p.m. today at Kahler Hall.