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December 01, 2020
The City of Alexandria and the Northern Virginia Urban League (NVUL) reached an agreement on December 31 for the City to purchase the Freedom House Museum in order to preserve and interpret this...
December 01, 2020
Alexandria Arts Alliance and ACT for Alexandria are pleased to host ACT 4 #ArtsALX, an online fundraiser for the arts. The event will be streamed on Saturday evening, October 24, 7pm. Proceeds will...
May 07, 2020
Quarantales Stories from Alexandria’s COVID-19 fighters that will make you smile. We hope. Jennifer Ayers is the executive director of ALIVE , an inter-faith nonprofit that serves the city’s most...
January 08, 2020
ACT for Alexandria, Volunteer Alexandria and The Sorkin Center at Compass are excited to work together to connect Board candidates and nonprofits in Alexandria through Compass’ On Board program. The...
October 25, 2019
by Beth Lawton Diversity is one of Alexandria’s greatest assets but talking about racial equity and growing a local culture that supports all people — even in a community like Alexandria — can be...
June 04, 2019
After 2.5 years as ACT’s Director of Development, Betsy Micklem is leaving ACT to “live her best life” and enjoy retirement with her husband and family. She already has many plans to travel this...
June 04, 2019
When: Tuesday, June 11th 3pm to 4pm Where: Mia’s Italian Kitchen, 100 King Street Did you know that the new higher standard deduction might mean you can no longer deduct your donations to your...
June 04, 2019
As the spring weather encourages us to explore Alexandria’s picturesque parks and streets, have you ever wondered who walked these lands before us? Last week I attended a training by the Racial...
May 01, 2019
Do you seek to promote racial equity as an ally within your organization, but don't know where to start? Join IMPACT Breakout Session Speaker Whitney Parnell from Service Never Sleeps for a day-long...
May 01, 2019
The Spring2ACTion final numbers are in: $2,087,318 ! Together, we surpassed our $2 million goal! This year’s success was fueled by YOU and every single donor who invested in Alexandria supporting the...

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