Events

Every Tuesday: Tutoring for Youth
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 Education Meeting
When: Tuesday February 25, 7-9pm
Where: Tenants and Workers United building, 3801 Mt Vernon Ave, 22305
What: Brandi Collins will speak to us about 2020 Census outreach in Alexandria. This will be followed by team action reports and open discussion. This meeting is free and open to the public.
Info: Brandi Collins is a Housing Program Manager and has worked for the City for almost 13 years. She served first as an urban planner (and worked on the implementation of the Arlandria Neighborhood Plan, and the Four Mile Run Restoration Plan) and after almost 8 years, moved to the Office of Housing, where among her responsibilities she monitored the construction of Jackson Crossing and the rehab of Lynhaven Apartments. She is excited to return to the Planning Department temporarily to lead the local 2020 Census efforts.

Grassroots Alexandria Action Meeting
When: Tuesday March 3, 7-9pm
Where: At the home of Zeina Azzam. For location, please ask.
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, For Us Not Amazon, Human Rights Commission, ICE in Alexandria, the Newsletter, restorative practices in ACPS, and much more.

Grassroots Alexandria Education Meeting
When: Tuesday March 24, 7-9pm
Where: Tenants and Workers United building, 3801 Mt Vernon Ave, 22305
What: We will hear a presentation about homelessness in Alexandria
Info: more on this later, please check back