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 Program: February 21, 2018


How is the Opioid Epidemic Affecting Arlington?

There has been a spike in drug overdose deaths and opioid-involved deaths in the United States. In fact, the majority of drug overdose deaths involve an opioid and overdoses from prescription opioids are a driving factor in this 16-year spike. Join us in February when our program will focus on this escalating crisis and its impact on Arlington residents. What is happening in Arlington and are we prepared to adequately respond to this crisis? Our speakers will share their views and inform us on on community efforts.

 

Guest Speakers:

E. Reed Smith, Operational Medical Director - Arlington County Fire Department (ACFD)

Debby Taylor, Senior Vice President and Executive Director - Phoenix House Mid-Atlantic

 

 

Please Note the Special Date - 3rd Wednesday of Month

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

@Marymount University - Phelan Hall

2807 N. Glebe Road, Arlington VA 22207

 

7:00pm - Meet & Greet

7:30pm - Dinner Served (optional)

8:00 pm - Program Begins

Parking and Transportation Info

 

 

The program is open to the public - all are welcome. If you would like to purchase dinner, reservations must be made by Sunday February 18, 2018

Recent and Upcoming Programs


Should the Name of Washington-Lee High School Be Changed?

@Marymount University

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Arlington's Infrastructure: What Do We Need and How Do We Pay for It?

@Marymount University

Watch the Recording

Special Date - 3rd Wednesday

How is the Opioid Epidemic Affecting Arlington?

@Marymount University

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