Morning Notes

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Fairfax County Adopts Social Equity Resolution — The county Board of Supervisors on Tuesday adopted a “One Fairfax” resolution, which directs the development of a racial and social equity policy to ensure all individuals in Fairfax have an opportunity to reach their highest level of personal achievement. Said Board Chairman Sharon Bulova said: “This is a formal declaration that will help shape decisions regarding education, land use, zoning and public-private partnerships.” [Fairfax County]

Zika Meetings — The Fairfax County Public Health Department will hold a Town Hall on the Zika Virus Tuesday July 19 at 7 p.m. in Herndon. There will be several other town halls around the county next week. [Fairfax County]

Taking Guard Against Gunfire — A resident of the Herndon home that has been hit by bullets twice in the last week shows what he is doing to protect himself (and the child who was nearly hit in the first incident). [NBC4]

Reston Woman on State Educational Committee – Reston’s Anne-Marie Twohie, Director of the Fairfax County Office for Children, was recently appointed to the Virginia School Readiness Committee. The School Readiness Committee was established by the 2016 General Assembly in order to better equip the next generation of early childhood educators with skills that will ensure student success. [Office of the Virginia Governor]

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