Tour OAR & Upcoming Events

OAR Tours

Each one-hour tour features: a brief presentation from OAR leadership; an opportunity to talk with staff; participant success stories; and a tour of the OAR office.

Tours are held at the OAR office, located at 1400 N. Uhle Street, Suite 704, Arlington, VA 22201. To reserve a space for one of the Tours listed below, to register click here or call us at 703-228-7030.

Tuesday, June 12  8:00am

Wednesday, June 20  12:00pm 

Wednesday, July 11 6:30pm

Tuesday, July 24 12:00pm

Wednesday, August 8 8:00am

Thursday, August 23 12:00pm

Thursday, September 13 6:30pm

Tuesday, September 25 12:00pm

Thursday, October 11 8:00am

Wednesday, October 24 12:00pm

Can’t make any of these Tours? Additional Tours are scheduled throughout the year at different times of the day, or just let us know what works for your group of 6 or more.

Events

Join us for these upcoming events:

Project Backpack

This summer, OAR is having a back-to-school drive, collecting new backpacks and school supplies for children of parents incarcerated! We will have donation sites located throughout the community where you can drop off donations, or you can mail donations to the OAR office located at 1400 N. Uhle St, Suite 704, Arlington, VA. Stay tuned on our social media and our website for donation drop-off sites and more information on how you can get involved with this program coming soon! 

Fox 5 Zip Trip

Friday, June 8, 2018

Potomac Yard Park, 2501 Potomac Ave, Alexandria, VA

Visit OAR’s booth at the Fox 5 Zip Trip at Potomac Yard Park in Alexandria, VA! Fox 5 DC will be broadcasting their morning show live, anytime between 6AM-11AM. Fox 5 Zip Trip is part of a weekly Friday series that highlights communities around the D.C. region. There will be lots of fun activities in store for this event!

Arlington County Fair

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 to Sunday, August 19, 2018  

Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 2nd Street S., Arlington, VA

Save the date for the Arlington County Fair this summer! The Arlington County Fair is a non-profit volunteer-driven organization that embraces a diverse community by educating, entertaining, and showcasing the best of Arlington for the past 40 years for all ages! Admission to the fair is free there will be shuttle services provided from locations throughout Arlington. OAR will have a booth indoors starting from Friday, August 17 to Sunday, August 19, so stop by and visit us in between games and rides! For more information about the Arlington County Fair, click here to visit their website.

Mobile Action Network

Join the OAR Mobile Action Network and be a part of millions who care about creating change for those coming home! You will receive information about events, major legislation affecting reentry, and other news sent straight to your cell phone. click here 

OAR around the community:

In the last few months OAR staff, volunteers, and clients have participated in the following community events:

  • Lions Eyeglass Recycling Event
  • Arlington Home and Show Expo
  • Feel the Heritage Festival
  • Clarendon Day
  • Columbia Pike Jazz Festival
  • Arlington Interfaith Council’s Helping Hands Awards Ceremony
  • Arlington’s 13th Annual State of the County
  • Arlington County Car Wash
  • Downtown Baptist Leader Cast
  • Arlington County Fair

In the last few months OAR staff have lead, served, or participated in the following committees, training, and meetings:

  • Northern Virginia Interfaith Reentry Collaborative
  • Shoplifters Program for Youth
  • Arlington’s Housing Committee 10 Year Plan to end homelessness
  • Alexandria’s Reentry Council
  • Alexandria’s Reentry Council Employment Committee
  • Arlington County Reentry Council (ACRC)
  • Arlington’s Drug Court Graduation Ceremony
  • Arlington County Integrated Services Committee
  • Alexandria Chamber Women’s Luncheon
  • Thinking for Change (T4C) Training
  • OST/MOST Assessment Training
  • Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT) Training

 

More coming soon!