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06/16/2021

Leading ACTor: Washington Street United Methodist Church

ACT for Alexandria envisions a community where all residents can achieve their full potential and where the color of one’s skin, ethnicity, or citi...

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06/16/2021

My ReACTion: A Guaranteed Basic Income for Alexandria

Is the American dream out of reach?  At ACT’s recent IMPACT Racial Equity Forum, our keynote speaker, Nisha Patel a national expert on mobility fro...

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06/16/2021

Major ImpACT: OAR

OAR is one of the first organizations to receive a racial equity capacity building grant from ACT.  OAR seeks to promote equity in the legal system...

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05/10/2021

Major ImpACT

The COVID-19 Outreach & Engagement Mini Grants Thanks to the Alexandria Resilience Fund, Alexandria nonprofits are creatively helping Al...

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05/10/2021

My ReACTion by Heather Peeler

Creating A Thriving Community   One of the lessons from the pandemic is our interconnectedness. Our collective health, safety and pros...

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05/10/2021

Leading ACTor: Shelli Ross

Recently, we reached out to Shelli Ross, donor advised fund holder and ACT supporter, to learn about her approach to giving.   Why is be...

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05/10/2021

ACTion Heroes — the ACT Team

There’s a new friendly face around the ACT office. Temi Songonuga began volunteering with ACT in March. Temi is a veteran of the US Marine Corps wh...

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03/20/2021

My Reaction: Acting Together for the Greater Good

As humans we are inherently social beings.  A sense of belonging and connection is key to our health and wellbeing.  Over the past year, we have ke...

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03/20/2021

Leading ACTor: Susan Gerock

Susan Gerock, Vice President, Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, WashREIT “I truly believe we make a difference on a person-t...

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03/01/2021

My ReACTion by Heather Peeler

Stronger Together: Today and in the Future In 2020, Alexandrians came together like never before to support their neighbors who were hard hit by...

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