Next City Listening Sessions coming up in April

From the City’s “Connecting Fairfax City for All” initiative: The City invites all residents to participate in the Community Listening and Learning Sessions that are part of the City’s Connecting Fairfax City for All initiative to examine racial and social equity in Fairfax City.  The next Community Listening and Learning Session is scheduled for ThursdayContinue reading “Next City Listening Sessions coming up in April”

City Listening and Learning Sessions Continue Tonight

The City’s “Connecting Fairfax City for All” public seminars and discussion groups continue online tonight with the third session at 7pm. While the post-talk discussion sessions are full, there is still time to register to participate by joining the Zoom presentation. This third session will feature J. Brent Tarter, historian, author, and founding editor ofContinue reading “City Listening and Learning Sessions Continue Tonight”

Connecting Fairfax City for All Listening & Learning Session Feb 4

As part of its Connecting Fairfax City for All initiative to facilitate community conversation around the issues of racial and social equity, systemic racism, symbolism, and identity, the City of Fairfax is hosting its first community listening and learning this Thursday, February 4 at 7:00 pm.  Susan Gray, director, City of Fairfax Historic Resources will present “Crossroads of Conflict: Continue reading “Connecting Fairfax City for All Listening & Learning Session Feb 4”

Updates from the City’s Connecting Fairfax for All

The City announced their selections to the Connecting Fairfax for All stakeholder group. The group includes four residents of Mosby Woods—those listed from precinct 5 as well as our Association’s representative and the Neighbors for Change representative. Precinct 1: Kevin KruczekPrecinct 2: Gabrielle Ravanera and Jay LambPrecinct 3: Patrick Murry, Minoo Kim, and Marbea TammaroPrecinct 4: Grace Francis, CantrellContinue reading “Updates from the City’s Connecting Fairfax for All”

Progress Update from Engage Fairfax

In October, the City of Fairfax announced its Connecting Fairfax City for All initiative to study racial and social equity in Fairfax City.  The initiative includes establishing a 15-person Stakeholder Group reflecting diverse interests to facilitate community discussion and to make recommendations to the City Council.  The City has recently provided the following update on its progressContinue reading “Progress Update from Engage Fairfax”

An invitation to participate from the City of Fairfax’s name review team

This is a message directly from the City of Fairfax to residents. Fairfax City Seeks Applicants for Community Engagement Stakeholder Group Fairfax City has launched Connecting Fairfax City For All, a candid and open dialogue around issues of racial and social equity. We invite you to participate in the first step of this initiative by applying toContinue reading “An invitation to participate from the City of Fairfax’s name review team”

City launches engagement process on racial and social equity and nomenclature

The City Council has launched a community engagement process to address racial and social equity and nomenclature in Fairfax City. Working in conjunction with George Mason University’s Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution, the City Council will provide a platform for facilitating community engagement on the topics of confederate-related street andContinue reading “City launches engagement process on racial and social equity and nomenclature”