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.
Several Grassroots Alexandria members served as volunteer tutors last year. Let’s make it a tradition!

Grassroots Alexandria Action Meeting
When: Tuesday December 1, 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: We will hear from Mike Mackey of the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice, talking about restorative practices. We will also check in with each other, hear from project leaders, and consider next steps.
About the speaker: Mike Mackey attained a Bachelor of Sciences Degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (Psychology). He worked with teenagers and families in Texas, New York, Massachusetts and Virginia and became a Community-Based Probation Officer in Alexandria in 1997, providing intensive supervision to court-involved delinquents and status-offenders, prevention services to at-risk children and residents, and cultural and educational programming for the community.

About the meeting: 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, local protests, and much more. Everyone is encouraged to attend and ask questions.

Grassroots Alexandria Action Meeting
When: Tuesday January 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/equity/transportation, Human Rights Commission, police transparency and other reforms, the newsletter, restorative practices in ACPS, local protests, 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.