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.
Being an Arlington County Board Member is considered a part-time job but often requires a full-time commitment. Should it be viewed as a full-time job, with higher expectations and higher pay? What are the pros and cons of this proposal? Join us for a debate as we hear from Libby Garvey (current County Board Member), in favor of this change and John Vihstadt (former County Board Member), opposed to this change.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Marymount University - Phelan Hall
2807 N. Glebe Road
7:00pm - Meet and Greet
7:30pm - Dinner Begins (dinner purchase optional)
8:00 pm - Program Begins
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.
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.