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Offender Aid and Restoration

‘Project Winter Cheer’ aids children of incarcerees

Offender Aid and Restoration is seeking support for its “Project Winter Cheer” initiative, which supports children and families impacted by incarceration during the holiday season. “It is crucial that family relationships are maintained while a parent is incarcerated and after...

Offender Aid & Restoration pivots through pandemic era

Two years and counting into the pandemic, Offender Aid & Restoration (OAR) of Arlington, Alexandria and Falls Church is focusing on the future while continuing to zero in on its core missions. The organization “puts participants first,” said Alejandra Santaolalla,...

NAACP bestows grants on social-safety-net organizations

As it continues to build a bigger – and at times more outspoken – footprint, the Arlington branch of the NAACP is reaching out to support partners in its efforts. On Dec. 3, the civil-rights organization presented $1,000 contributions to...

Back-to-school effort helps children of incarcerees

OAR (Offender Aid & Restoration) is continuing its “Project Backpack” initiative, designed to ensure children of the currently incarcerated are ready to return to the classroom. Each child in the program will receive funds to purchase back-to-school materials, along with...

Offender Aid & Restoration keeps focus on core values

It has come through the first year of the pandemic bent but not broken. And now, Offender Aid & Restoration (OAR) of Arlington, Alexandria and Falls Church is looking to the future while continuing to focus on its core...
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New School Board member receives liaison assignments

New Arlington School Board member Bethany Sutton has her assignments. School Board members on Feb. 2 are expected to approve...
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