A bi-monthly publication of Volunteer Fairfax
Lead. Connect. Mobilize. | May 2021
LEAD: Are You Ready? A message from Volunteer Fairfax CEO Steve Mutty
This issue of AMPLIFY marks the beginning of our 47th year of mobilizing people and resources to meet community needs in Northern Virginia. As an organization, and as a society, we have come a long way during that span of time and have “evolved” in many respects. In some respects, however, there is much more work ahead of us.
The Invisibility of Racism: I, We, and Us | May 26th - 10:00 am
As we continue the journey of shifting from a white dominant culture to a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable culture, you are cordially invited to join us for a panel discussion addressing the Invisibility of Racism as we examine our personal journeys, explore the role that leaders and organizations play in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion and realize how racial disparities are tied to our systems and communities. Panel Presenters: Tamara Lucas Copeland, Past President - WRAG; Luisa Boyarski, Georgetown University and Kim Jones, NonProfit Village. (pictured below)
CONNECT: Meet Darr Jenkins (& Findley)
MOBILIZE: No One Right Way: Creating New Systems for Volunteer Engagement | June 16th - 10:00 am
Be part of our journey to rebuild and restore our community – let’s Move Forward together.
Now in its 29th year, the 2021 Volunteer Service Awards ceremony highlighted the remarkable achievements of 180 volunteers in 12 award categories.
In partnership with Fairfax County’s Office of Emergency Management, we are recruiting over 1,000 volunteers for area vaccine clinics.