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: May 8, 2019

Commonwealth Attorney Candidate Debate

The Arlington Committee of 100 will host a debate for the office of Commonwealth Attorney for Arlington and the City of Falls Church.  Come hear and ask questions to incumbent Theo Stamos and challenger Parisa Dehghani-Tafti.  This debate will be moderated by Nancy Tate, former Executive Director of the League of Women Voters.


All are welcome. We invite you to learn about the Committee of 100's history and distinct approach to fostering constructive discussion. Please note that all attendees are expected to conduct themselves accordingly.  Signs and disruptive behavior are not allowed.

 Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Marymount University - Phelan Hall

2807 N. Glebe Road

(Directions here)


7:00pm - Meet and Greet

7:30pm - Dinner Begins (dinner purchase optional)

8:00 pm - Program Begins

Recent Program: February 13, 2019

Countering Hate: Lessons from Intolerance in Arlington's History

Hard as it may be to believe, the White Nationalist movement post-WWII has roots in Arlington. Through the 1980s, Arlington was the home to the American Nazi Party headquarters. Join us to explore this history, understand the resurgence of White Nationalism in the United States, and discuss implications for today. We are pleased to host speakers Charlie Clark and Amaka Okechukwu.

Recent Program: January 9, 2019

Amazon HQ2: What the Future Holds for "National Landing"

Arlington landed Amazon's HQ2. Now what? What will be the economic impact? What does it mean for Crystal City and Pentagon City? And why the moniker "National Landing"? Join us as we discuss this with Victor Hoskins of Arlington Economic Development and Stephen Moret of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership.

Recent Programs

Are Our Children Safe at School?

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What's the State of Retail in Arlington?

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The Equal Rights Amendment in VA

@Marymount University

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