Events

Every Tuesday: Tutoring for Youth
*** This event is cancelled until further notice ***
When:  Every Tuesday, 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Where:  Tenants and Workers United, 3801 Mt. Vernon Ave., Alexandria, VA 22305
What:  Volunteer opportunity to give back to our community!
Please consider tutoring our City’s kids in the Tenants and Workers United homework help program. TWU invites youth 12 to 18 years old every Tuesday between 4:30 and 6:00 pm. Volunteers and TWU staff provide homework help, FAFSA and scholarship counseling, college preparation and leadership development.
For more information: please contact Ingris Moran at 571-251-9537.
Several Grassroots Alexandria members served as volunteer tutors last year. Let’s make it a tradition!

Grassroots Alexandria Action Meeting
When: Tuesday May 5, 7-9pm
Where: This will be an online meeting using the Zoom app (accessible using a laptop, tablet or smartphone). Please write to jonathan@jonathankrall.net for a link to the meeting.
What: This will be a joint meeting of the Housing Team, the Communications Team, and the Vulnerable Communities Team. We will be updating each other on the many topics we are involved with:  affordable housing, climate/transportation, Human Rights Commission, ICE in Alexandria, the newsletter, restorative practices in ACPS, and much more.
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The following community events were announced before the “stay at home” order went into effect:

Alexandria Equal Justice Initiative event
When: Saturday May 30, 1pm
What: The Alexandria Equal Justice Initiative will host a lecture by historian Susan Strasser (susanstrasser.net): “A White Historian Explores Black Voting Rights.”
Where: Alexandria History Museum at The Lyceum. 201 S. Washington Street.
Info: Grassroots Alexandria is happy to advertise this free Alexandria EJI event.
RSVP appreciated: https://survey.alexandriava.gov/s3/EJILecturesRSVP

Alexandria Equal Justice Initiative event
When: Saturday June 27, 1pm
What: The Alexandria Equal Justice Initiative will host a lecture by historian Susan Strasser (susanstrasser.net): “A White Historian Confronts Residential Segregation.”
Where: Alexandria History Museum at The Lyceum. 201 S. Washington Street.
Info: Grassroots Alexandria is happy to advertise this free Alexandria EJI event.
RSVP appreciated: https://survey.alexandriava.gov/s3/EJILecturesRSVP