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Communications & Public Information
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City of Alexandria Social Media

The goal of the City's social media activities is to engage the community in various digital platforms, including social media Web sites where people are participating in rapidly increasing numbers. The objective is to strengthen City responsiveness and transparency by using multiple tools to inform the community about City events, programs, services, emergencies and more. The information will be useful, timely and easy to understand.

Alexandria City Government

Information, photos and video featuring important citywide and regional news, alerts, meetings, events, activities, initiatives, progams, and much more.

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Archaeology Museum

News, information, and events from the Office of Historic Alexandria's Archaeology Museum.

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Campaign on Adolescent Pregnancy (ACAP)

Information, events, and updates focused on preventing teen pregnancy in Alexandria, and promoting healthy and constructive activities for Alexandria youth.


Farmers' Market Old Town Alexandria

Information on Old Town Alexandria's Market Square, one of the nation's oldest continually operating farmer's markets, serving as a primary way Alexandria residents have typically obtained their meat, dairy, fish, fruits and vegetables.

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Fire Chief

Information and updates from the Alexandria Fire Chief.


Fire Department

Information and updates from the Alexandria Fire Department.

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Fund for Alexandria's Child

Information on programs, events and activities which benefit children in foster care and those at risk of abuse or neglect.


Gadsby's Tavern Museum

Information on tours, events, programs, and activities at the Office of Historic Alexandria's Gadsby's Tavern Museum.

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Information, news, programs, activities, events and more from the Alexandria Library.


Local Motion: Your Transportation Resource

Information about public transit and transportation alternatives such as ridesharing, bicycling, and walking.


Mentoring Partnership

Information on activities, opportunities, and regional and cooperative partnerships that promote mentoring and healthy activities for youth.


Office of the Arts (Mobile Art Lab)

Information about the City's Mobile Art Lab, which provides arts access throughout Alexandria by going directly to the people. Using a surplus truck from Arlington, the Mobile Art Lab is up-fitted with art supplies and equipment that will enable quality, engaging arts programs to happen anywhere in the city.


Police Department

Information about police department news, activities, events, programs, community outreach and more.

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Recreation, Parks & Cultural Activities

Information on City recreation programs, activities, classes, camps, special events, and more!

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Sheriff's Office

Information about community outreach, employee achievements, detention center news and more.

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Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum

Information on tours, events, educational outreach, activities and more at the Office of Historic Alexandria's Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum.


Transportation & Environmental Services (T&ES)

Information about transportation projects and planning; trash and recycling; road maintenance; traffic; environmental information, and more.


Workforce Development Center

The Workforce Development Center (WDC) provides job preparation services to city residents who are unemployed or underemployed. Services are provided to a diverse population with varying skill levels, ranging from those with less than high school to advanced degrees. The WDC also serves as a no-cost resource to the business community by providing a broad range of services to employers, including applicant sourcing and prescreening, best practices consultation, customized hiring events, labor market information and a sector-focused Business Services Unit (BSU), who assists with workforce planning and optimization. The WDC works to expand community feedback and communication channels through social media platforms, community outreach and partnerships leveraged in the community.

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Redaction Log

In rare cases, the City redacts (removes) information from a previous, one-time posting. When this is done on a site operated by a third party, it may only be possible to delete the entire posting, rather than edit it. In this case, a notation is made in the City's online redaction log.

Communications & Public Information
301 King St., Room 3230
Alexandria, VA 22314
Fax: 703.683.4462

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday,
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.