Community Engagement Opportunities August 2020

Upcoming APS Community Engagement Opportunities: (Virtual until further notice)

This week:
Wed. Aug. 5   Session #2 - Let’s Talk: How Might I Use Social Media to Fight for Social Justice?
11:30 a.m.     Students ages 12-15, Register here. 1:00 p.m.   Students ages 16-21, Register here.

Next week:
W. Aug. 12      Arlington Committee of 100  webinar features Q&A with  Superintendent Dr. Francisco Durán.  Attendees can submit questions upon registration here.
7 – 8:15 p.m.    Zoom webinar

Th. Aug. 13      School Board Work Session on Return-to-School Planning
6:30 p.m.         Watch Work Sessions live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Channel 41.

This month:
Tu. Aug. 18      School Board Work Session on The Heights / Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) Planning 6:00 p.m.         Watch Work Sessions live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Channel 41.

Th. Aug. 20      School Board Meeting:  Superintendent presents  Return-to-School Status Update. Adoption of  Equity Policy.
6:00 p.m.         Watch School Board meetings live online or on Comcast Ch. 70 or Verizon Ch. 41.

Th. Aug. 27      School Board Planning Work Session
6:00 p.m.         Watch Work Sessions live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Channel 41.

Arlington Community events:

Aug. 5    El Cerebro en Desarrollo: el Impacto de las Experiencias Adversas en la Niñez
3 – 4:30 p.m.    Para registración gratuita oprima aquí

Aug. 13   US Civil War: “Colored Troops” in Arlington, virtual program hosted by the  Arlington Historical Society
7 – 8:30 p.m.    Zoom webinar. Click  HERE to register.

Aug. 26     Centennial of Women’s Suffrage Celebration: Virtual panel hosted by George Mason University.
12 – 1:15 p.m.  Details and registration.

Arlington County Parks and Recreation’s August programming (virtual and in-person outdoor):

Are you looking for opportunities to volunteer as a family? Volunteer Arlington offers  opportunities for Children, Youth and Families.

Reminders:
2020 Census: It is not too late to complete your 2020 Census form online, by mail, or by phone at 1-844-330-2020 (en español 1-844-468-2020).

Arlington Community Resources:
– Arlington County offers food, financial and medical assistance resources. For food, call 703-228-1300.
- SCAN of Northern Virginia  shares  Covid-19 resources for families.
Visit  www.apsva.us/Engage  for more community engagement opportunities, School Board calendar, Arlington County’s Engage calendar.

Hope you are well and enjoying the sunshine.

Dulce

Dulce Carrillo
Coordinator of Community Engagement  |  School and Community Relations