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March 20, 2021
Susan Gerock, Vice President, Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, WashREIT “I truly believe we make a difference on a person-to-person basis in our communities,” says Susan. Susan...
March 20, 2021
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 kept our distance from friends, neighbors and coworkers...
March 01, 2021
Stronger Together: Today and in the Future In 2020, Alexandrians came together like never before to support their neighbors who were hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. This outpouring of generosity...
March 01, 2021
This month we highlight the City of Alexandria as our Leading ACTor! The City has been a longtime supporter of ACT and its initiatives, and clearly values the nonprofit sector. They seek...
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...

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