The Arlington Committee of 100 fosters open and vigorous discussion of issues involving all facets of community life in Arlington. The Committee's monthly forums are open to all and provide a non-partisan setting in which issues of local, regional, and state interest are addressed by experts, with audience participation in lively Q&A sessions.

Next Webinar: August 12, 2020


Q&A with new APS Superintendent Dr. Francisco Durán

Dr. Francisco Durán joined Arlington Public Schools as its new superintendent at the start of June. He joins APS at a time of unprecedented challenges, the immediate response to the pandemic affecting planning for the upcoming school year, and also long-term strategic challenges that predate the coronavirus and have not gone away.

 

The Committee of 100 is pleased to host the new Superintendent on Wednesday, August 12. Attendees can submit questions upon registration. The program will be moderated by Dr. Lynn Juhl.

 

Special Online Program - Zoom Webinar

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

7:00-8:15 PM

Recent Webinar: July 8, 2020


Local Historian Charlie Clark on Arlington & Alexandria: A Diplomatic History

The Committee of 100 is pleased to host a program to commemorate the centennial of Arlington's 1920's re-naming. Come learn about Arlington's previous name, its relationship to Alexandria, and other interesting lessons from history.

 

Charlie Clark is a historian, author, and Falls Church News-Press columnist.

Special Online Program - Zoom Webinar

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

7:00-8:00 PM

Recent Webinar: June 10, 2020


County Board Special Election - Candidate Debate

(From left to right): Bob Cambridge, Susan Cunningham, Takis Karantonis
(From left to right): Bob Cambridge, Susan Cunningham, Takis Karantonis

On July 7, Arlington County is having a special election to fill the County Board vacancy created due to the untimely death of Erik Gutshall. The Arlington Committee of 100 is hosting a debate between the candidates, via Zoom webinar.

 

Candidates:

Bob Cambridge, Republican nominee

Susan Cunningham, Independent nominee

Takis Karantonis, Democratic nominee

Special Online Program - Zoom Webinar

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

7:00-8:30 PM

Recent Webinar: May 13, 2020


Criminal Justice Reform in Arlington

(From left to right): Parisa Dehghani-Tafti, Brad Haywood, Beth Arthur
(From left to right): Parisa Dehghani-Tafti, Brad Haywood, Beth Arthur

There’s a criminal justice reform movement taking place in Arlington that focuses on an agenda for a smarter, more equitable, more compassionate judicial approach. Join a panel of Arlington stakeholders in the middle of reform to discuss their priorities and learn how the system has had to make adjustments in dealing with COVID-19.

 

Speakers:

Parisa Dehghani-Tafti, Commonwealth's Attorney for Arlington/Falls Church

Brad Haywood, Public Defender for Arlington/Falls Church

Beth Arthur, Sheriff, Arlington County

 

Moderated by Dr. Lynn Juhl, Chair, Committee of 100

Special Online Program - Zoom Webinar

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

 

Recent Webinar: April 22, 2020


Arlington in Action: Responding to COVID-19

Arlington has been one of the hardest hit communities in the commonwealth for COVID-19. Join us to learn more about how Arlington is responding and what you can do to stay safe and help others. Participants will be able to submit questions for our speakers during our Q&A time.

 

Speakers:

Libby Garvey, Chair, Arlington County Board

Zachary Pope, Emergency Manager, Arlington Public Schools

Dr. Reuben Varghese, Public Health Director, Arlington County

Karen Coltrane, CEO, Leadership Center for Excellence

 

Moderated by Lynn Juhl, Chair, Committee of 100

Special Online Program - Zoom Webinar

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

7:00-8:30 PM

Speaker presentations followed by Q&A 


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