TONIGHT: Reston Historic Trust and Museum To Hold Diversity Panel

The Reston Historic Trust and Museum will host a panel tonight exploring whether Reston is living up to founder Bob Simon’s goal of being a diverse place.

The panel of speakers will include residents who have lived in Reston for different periods of time. Panelists are Beverly Cosham, Victoria Cosham-Rivera, Omer Gorashi, Gerald Zavala and Anthony Zavala.

The event is free and will run from 7-9 p.m. at the JoAnn Rose Gallery at the Reston Community Center Lake Anne.

One of Simon’s goals was to ensure individual dignity was the focal point of all planning.

“We are interested in not only the experiences of the early pioneers, but also the experiences of those who grew up in Reston, those who came later and their children’s experiences, and the impressions and experiences of those who are the more recent members of our community,” organizers said in an Facebook event page.

Recent Stories

Another pizza spot is coming to the Town of Herndon soon. Deli Italiano, a pizza chain with several local locations, plans to open at 700 Elden Street. Yasser Baslios says…

Fairfax County housing officials want to assist religious congregations interested in using their existing buildings or land to help create affordable housing. The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors talked about…

COVID-19 vaccines mean volunteers are coming back to help a warming shelter in Reston. The nonprofit Cornerstones had a moratorium on volunteers for safety, but it’s been welcoming them back…

Morning Notes

Confederate Names Task Force to Meet — The task force, which was established by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, will meet today to recommend whether or not to rename…

×

Subscribe to our mailing list