Events

Every Tuesday: Tutoring for Youth
*** This event was re-created as an online tutoring program, for info contact Ingris ***
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.
Grassroots Alexandria members have served as volunteer tutors, both in person (pre-pandemic) and on-line.
Let’s keep this tradition going!

Political Candidates Visit Grassroots Alexandria
When: 1st Tuesday Each Month
Where: At the monthly Action Meeting, after introductions/check-ins
What: At our monthly Action Meeting (see following listings), we invite any candidate for public office to visit us and speak for 2 minutes. After all candidates have a chance to speak, we will allow a few minutes for questions

Grassroots Alexandria Action Meeting
When: Tuesday August 3, 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/equity/transportation, Human Rights Commission, police transparency and other reforms, the newsletter, restorative practices in ACPS, and much more. We will also check in with each other, hear from project leaders, and consider next steps. Everyone is encouraged to attend and ask questions.

Grassroots Alexandria Anti-Racist Reading Group
When: Monday August 16, 7:30-9pm
Where: This will be an online meeting using the Zoom app. Please write to cassidyketchem333@gmail.com in advance of the meeting for meeting information and a link to the meeting.
What: In advance of each meeting we access articles, podcasts, or other anti-racist resources. At each meeting, we connect what we’ve learned to our own lives and to our work. Please continue to send in any article suggestions, anti-racist resources, or mutual aid opportunities you find. We look forward to meeting with you next month!

Grassroots Alexandria Action Meeting
When: Tuesday September 13, 7-9pm (note change in date)
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/equity/transportation, Human Rights Commission, police transparency and other reforms, the newsletter, restorative practices in ACPS, and much more. We will also check in with each other, hear from project leaders, and consider next steps. Everyone is encouraged to attend and ask questions.

Grassroots Alexandria Anti-Racist Reading Group
When: Monday September 20, 7:30-9pm
Where: This will be an online meeting using the Zoom app. Please write to cassidyketchem333@gmail.com in advance of the meeting for meeting information and a link to the meeting.
What: In advance of each meeting we access articles, podcasts, or other anti-racist resources. At each meeting, we connect what we’ve learned to our own lives and to our work. Please continue to send in any article suggestions, anti-racist resources, or mutual aid opportunities you find. We look forward to meeting with you next month!