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Search Inside Yourself Mindfulness Workshop

Learn practical tools for powerful leadership, communication and stress reduction in this interactive and transformational 2-day workshop

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20th Anniversary Community Celebration

Celebrating twenty years of shared connection and impact in Alexandria.

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Celebrating Community: Debra Collins

It’s impossible to celebrate 20 years of ACT without sharing Debra Collins’ story. Since the moment she moved to Alexandria in 2003 as Human Ser...

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Leading ACTor: Cecilia Garcia Meruvia

Meet Cecilia Garcia Meruvia, Community Advisory Board Member for the Fund for Racial Equity! Cecilia’s warmth and passion for advocacy are clear to...

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Leading ACTor: Lisa Guernsey

Meet ACT Board Member Lisa Guernsey, pictured here with her two daughters, Gillian and Janelle! In conversation with Lisa, her passion for many ca...

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Leading ACTor: Peter Madigan

My parents taught me about giving from a young age. I grew up in a big family of seven kids in Maine, and generosity was a key lesson. We were taug...

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Seeding the Fund for Racial Equity

A Donor's Story by Richard E. Merritt My heart and passion for racial equity was largely shaped by my participation in ACT’s Racial Equity Learn...

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