Events

Ongoing: Tutoring for Youth
When:  Every Wednesday, 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 “Youth Educated and Active: Academic Program.” Tenants and Workers United invites youth 12 to 18 years old every Wednesday between 4:30 and 6:00 pm. They 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!

August General Meeting
There will be no general monthly meeting in August. Please stay tuned.

Vulnerable Communities Team Meeting
When: Tuesday September 10, 7-9pm
Where: write to azzam.zeina@gmail.com for location
What: We will be updating each other on the many topics we are involved with: ICE in Alexandria, restorative practices in ACPS, affordable housing, Human Rights Commission, new City Council, initiatives for 2019, and much more.

September General Meeting
When: Wednesday September 25, 7pm
Where: TWU Building, 3801 Mt Vernon Ave, Alexandria
What: TBD

Housing Team Meeting
When: TBA
Where: write to Alex Howe at phowe85@gmail.com for location
What: We will be updating each other on affordable housing in Alexandria, including our work to address the threat of gentrification posed by Amazon.