Guns and transportation highlight Springfield supervisor debate

By Susan Laume: Springfield District citizens reacted strongly to gun violence and transportation issues during Monday night’s debate between their Fairfax County Board of Supervisor candidates Linda Sperling, Democrat, and incumbent, Pat Herrity, Republican. The audience, most wearing candidate T-shirts…

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New program teaches students grassroots organizing

It’s never too early to begin grassroots organizing. That is the concept behind an innovative program at Sully District Democratic Committee that enables students to organize and participate in political events in their own community. Gun violence, unsurprisingly, is one…

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Marching against gun violence

By Kris Gregory: A coalition of community groups led by Concerned Citizens Against Gun Violence (CCAGV) marched against gun violence in the Falls Church City Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 28. Alison Friedman, one of the six candidates in…

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