Submitted by Kimberly Adams on Sun, 03/09/2014 - 1:58pm
Sometimes I wonder why so many people, including me, take the time to be actively engaged in the very messy and sometimes ugly political process. Why do we sit in meetings, contact our elected officials, rally, and write? Why do we take personal time to make our voices heard?
Kids like Quinn are the reason. This is her selfie. Quinn and thousands of children like her are why we do what we do.
Submitted by Kimberly Adams on Sun, 03/02/2014 - 2:54pm
Last week, I had the opportunity to speak during the public comment section of the Board of Supervisors meeting. I was the last speaker at 5:30pm and made my remarks on behalf of our approximately 5000 members who are all employees of the Fairfax County Public Schools.
Submitted by Scott Peterson on Sun, 02/23/2014 - 1:55pm
It was August. We walked around Flint Hill Elementary in Vienna and peered through the windows of the closed-for-summer school like refugees from a war-torn land outside a banquet. In fact, we were from L.A.