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08/24/2021

My ReACTion: Responding to COVID’s Impact on Students of Color

By Heather Peeler It’s back-to-school season.  Summer is ending and students from pre-K to college are returning to school.  It's a time for fresh...

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08/24/2021

Major ImpACT: Alexandria’s Youth Support Network

by Caitlin Brown, Youth Support Network Manager The past year has been rife with heartbreaking stories of the widespread, devastating impacts of...

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08/24/2021

Leading ACTor: Frank and Betty Wright Foundation

In the fall of 2020, the Frank and Betty Wright Foundation and ACT for Alexandria (ACT) partnered together to assemble a network of youth program p...

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07/19/2021

Major Impact: Alexandria’s Guaranteed Basic Income Pilot

by Rabaaeladawia Hassan, City of Alexandria Resident As a single mother of three our budget is always tight. Keeping up with bills, groceries an...

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07/19/2021

Leading ACTor: Reingold

As ACT for Alexandria has worked to improve the lives of all Alexandrians, we have been fortunate that generous and community-minded businesses hav...

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07/19/2021

My ReACTion:  Moving Forward Together

by Heather Peeler If you’re like me, you’ve often wondered what we can do to successfully address poverty in our community. We have so many great ...

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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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