Progressive Voice: Why Supporting DACA Benefits All of Us

Progressive Voice is a weekly opinion column. The views and opinions expressed in the column are those of the individual authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of their organizations or ARLnow.com. By Emma Violand-Sánchez On the morning of Thursday, August 24, I stood at Courthouse Plaza next to Lizette A., an extraordinary young woman, as she led a …

Dream Project President Honored with Award

As part of its annual Women of Vision Awards ceremony, Arlington County’s Commission on the Status of Women honored Dr. Emma Violand-Sanchez with a Lifetime Achievement Award on Tuesday June 27th. Dr. Violand- Sanchez has been an active community member and civic leader in Arlington for decades. She served on the Arlington School Board and is the founder and current …