Learning Together to Love our Neighbors as Ourselves

Casa Chirilagua

Casa Chirilagua is a group of people who are “learning together to love their neighbors as themselves” located in a Latino neighborhood in Alexandria, VA (Chirilagua or Arlandria). We are a Christian faith-based, not-for-profit outreach that seeks to develop relationships with families to see the Chirilagua neighborhood transformed.

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The Center for Alexandria's Children

Center for Alexandria's Children

Protecting Children.....Strengthening Families.....

The Center for Alexandria's Children coordinates the investigation, prosecution, treatment and prevention of child abuse in one safe child-friendly facility.  We are a public-private partnership dedicated to eradicating child abuse in the City of Alexandria.


Charles Barrett Elementary School Parent Teacher Association

To promote the welfare of the children and youth in home, school, community, and place of worship.
To raise the standards of home life.
To secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth.
To bring into closer relation the home and the school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth.

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Choreographers Collaboration Project

The Choreographers Collaboration Project (CCP) is a 501(c)(3) modern dance company founded in 1998 by Mary Jo Smet and Janet Stormes.  The company fosters the choreographic process, serves as a lab for emerging choreographers and builds collaborations with artists to inspire creativity and expand audiences for all.  CCP introduces modern dance to individuals

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Christ Church of Alexandria

The Lazarus Ministry helps promote self-sufficiency and independence by helping low income individuals access and maintain housing, and employment. The ministry also aids individuals in crisis by providing food, medical supplies, utilities, rent money, transportation money, and clothing.

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Community Lodgings

In 1987, Community Lodgings was founded by 8 Alexandria churches and purchased five apartment buildings in the Arlandria community. Since then, our organization has grown to provide housing for 46 homeless and low-income families. Our Transitional Housing Program (THP) provides housing and intensive case management for up to 14 homeless families at a time over a 2-year period.

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Community Partners for Children

Community Partners for Children is an all volunteer, community-based,  501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in Alexandria, Virginia, and has dedicated itself to assisting children in need since 1991. Throughout the year we collect school supplies, toys and other items and distribute them to disadvantaged children.

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Computer C.O.R.E.

Computer C.O.R.E. teaches basic computer skills and job search skills to low-income adults in Northern Virginia.

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Concerned Citizens Network of Alexandria (CCNA)

Goals For All Students in ACPS:

  • Reduce the drop out rates
  • Increase student achievement levels
  • Change image from ?at risk? to ?at promise?
  • Develop partnerships among all communities
  • Increase the number of students transitioning from high school into institutions of higher education and/or career paths.


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Cora Kelly Elementary PTA

What does Cora Kelly PTA do?
We hold monthly meetings (usually the 2nd Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m.) at the school, featuring guest speakers, special programs and school updates. PTA also sponsors, or helps the school with:

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