Moran Volunteer Opportunities

Mason/Providence
Canvassing/Phonebanking: Saturdays and Sundays 11am-2pm, FCDC HQ (2815 Hartland Rd, Falls Church)

Mt. Vernon/Lee
Canvassing: Saturdays 10:45am, Susie Warner’s House (6229 Edison Drive, Alexandria)
Phonebanking: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 6-9pm, Don Beyer Volvo- Rt. 1 (7416 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria)

Hunter Mill/Reston
Canvassing: Saturdays and Sundays 1pm, Reston Office (1675-F Reston Pkwy, between the dry cleaner and barber)
Phonebanking: Tuesdays, Thursdays 6-9pm, Reston Office  (1675-F Reston Pkwy, between the dry cleaner and barber)

For all volunteer opportunities, PLEASE contact Amanda before showing up!!  amanda@moranforcongress.org or 757.660.2531 cell


Debates

  • Hayfield Farm Citizens’ Association Candidates’ Night
    Wednesday, October 20 7:30pm
    Hayfield Elementary School (cafeteria)
    7633 Telegraph Road, Alexandria
     
  • Mt. Vernon/Lee Chamber of Commerce Debate
    Tuesday, October 26 11:30am- 1pm
    Mt. Vernon Country Club
    5111 Old Mill Road, Alexandria

Turning Point Suffragist’s Memorial

tpsm-01Bringing History to the Occoquan Regional Park

In what became known as the Lorton Correctional Facility, many crusaders for women’s rights were imprisoned there. Though women had been picketing the White House in pursuit of the right to vote since before World War I, condemnation of the president was considered a stridently unpatriotic act, especially in wartime. Arrested, convicted, and refusing to pay a $25 fine they deemed unjust, suffragists were incarcerated at the Occoquan Workhouse and at the District of Columbia jail. There, they were subjected to horrific conditions.

Now a partnership between the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority and the League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area is bringing the Turning Point Suffrage Memorial to life at Occoquan Regional Park in two phases.

Read the article here …