Allison Silberberg
Mayor of Alexandria, Virginia
 

                                       Allison’s Engagements, 2017



  1. Presenter at Alexandria’s Bond Rating Meetings at Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s

        on Wall Street, June 2017.


  1. Panelist on the Aging Task Force and the Vacant/Abandoned Properties Task Force

        at The U.S. Conference of Mayors, Miami Beach, June 2017.


  1. Guest Speaker, Alexandria Commission for Persons with Disabilities, June 2017.


  1. Guest Speaker, Alexandria Police Department Graduation, June 2017.


  1. Guest Speaker, Cora Kelly Elementary School & Dream Dog Foundation, June 2017.


  1. Guest Speaker, World Refugee Day, June 2017.


  1. Guest Speaker, Bon Voyage for Alexandria Archeology Department’s 18th century

        Ship Hull Preservation Project, June 2017.


  1. Guest Speaker, Islamic Relief Center’s Iftar for Ramadan, June 2017.


  1. Guest Speaker, Fund for Alexandria’s Child Gala, June 2017.


  1. Guest Speaker, Grand Opening of New Health Care Center at Goodwin House,

        May 2017.


  1. Guest Speaker, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, Community Day, May 2017.


  1. Participant on Senator Tim Kaine’s Roundtable about Gang Prevention in Northern

        Virginia, May 2017.


  1. Participating Elected, Regional Housing Forum at the Council of Governments,

        May 2017.


  1. Keynote Speaker, Annual National Conference of the Association Foundation

        Group, May 2017.


  1. Guest Speaker, Together We Bake Fundraising Event, Masonic Temple, May 2017.


  1. Wreath Laying Service, May 2017.


  1. Guest Speaker, First Assembly of God Church’s 100th Anniversary, May 2017.


  1. Keynote Speaker, George Washington High School Alumni Association Annual

        Lunch, May 2017.


  1. National Prayer Breakfast, Alfred Street Baptist Church, May 2017.


  1. Presenting Mayor on Capitol Hill Panel, Cities Thrive Coalition of Mayors with

        New York First Lady Chirlane McCray, May 2017.


  1. Guest Speaker, Alexandria Historical Society’s Annual History Awards, April 2017.


  1. Guest Speaker, Days of Remembrance to Commemorate the Holocaust, April 2017.


  1. Guest Speaker, National Arab American Women’s Association Gala, April 2017.


  1. Presenting Mayor, Mayors’ Institute on City Design, Charleston, March 2017.


  1. Guest Speaker, Importance of Building Community & Neighborhoods,

        Christ the King Anglican Church, March 2017.


  1. Guest Speaker, Together We Bake, Graduation, February 2017.


  1. Guest Speaker, Agudas Achim Sisterhood Brunch, February 2017.


  1. Guest Speaker, Virginia Black History Month Association’s Gala, February 2017.


  1. Guest Speaker, Rotary Club, February 2017.


  1. Guest Speaker, Immanuel on the Hill, February 2017.


  1. Guest Speaker, Birthnight Ball for George Washington to benefit Gadsby Tavern

        Museum Society, February 2017.

For booking or additional event information, please e-mail: allison@allisonsilberberg.com.








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Allison’s Schedule


Patsy Ticer and I at the City of Alexandria’s annual Birthday Celebration at Oronoco Bay Park, a tradition she started while mayor.



Our thoughts and prayers

go out to the family and loved ones of

The Honorable Patsy Ticer,

our beloved former Mayor/State Senator.


I am deeply saddened and will remember Patsy all the days of my life.


A tribute and information about

the funeral arrangements are on the HOME page.



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Please join Allison for her next

Mayor on Your Corner

in September 2017.

Date & Location to be announced.

Allison welcomes your input!


Share your thoughts, ideas, and concerns with Allison at her monthly

“Mayor on Your Corner” gatherings, which will be at a different local spot each time.


Pastries, coffee and juice will be served. A voluntary contribution of $5 is appreciated.


Many thanks to Union Street Public House, Clyde’s, Dos Amigos, Ramparts, Tempo,

St. Elmo’s, and the Charles Houston Recreation Center for hosting our gatherings thus far!


Many thanks to all the folks who have joined us for each coffee.


To let Allison Silberberg know your thoughts about an issue, please contact Allison at allison@allisonsilberberg.com.



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Join Allison’s Team!

Make a Difference with Allison.


The 2012 and 2015 Campaigns were grassroots campaigns with all-volunteer teams. In 2012, over 100 volunteers stepped up to help. In 2015, there were nearly 200. Now that the campaign is over, there are many ways to be involved and to make a difference. Allison can always use more hands on deck. Join a city board or commission, write letters to the editor of the papers, write emails to the Council, and come speak to the Council at the monthly Public Hearings. Thank you so much to the best team ever!


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Praise for Allison Silberberg’s Public Speaking


How can we thank you for the gift of your presence and your inspiration at the Jubilee Jobs dinner? You are extraordinary in your compassion, your commitment to social justice, and your work, literally "building the earth." The response from the guests was unanimously "the best dinner and speaker ever." You did help us to raise much-needed funds for job placement and also I know that many people are more aware of the need all around us through your beautiful book of visionary leaders.


Blessings and deep gratitude,


Terry Flood

Founder/Executive Director

Jubilee Jobs


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What I love about your work is the message that everyday people can change lives. You have made such a wonderful contribution to Jubilee Jobs by participating in our dinner. Your comments were just perfect, a reflection of the person you are and a reminder to all of us what's important in this life. Your delivery was just as remarkable as your message -- reflective and respectful of the subject at hand. It was more like a conversation. Also, you managed to address so many by name -- a generous and empowering gift. Thank you again, Allison, for making our evening such a success. 


Anne Seidlitz

Co-chair, 2011 Benefit Committee

Jubilee Jobs


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Your speaking is thought-provoking and inspirational, but more importantly like a warmed blanket on a chilly night. While I was listening to you, I was thinking I need to look at the "half-full glass" of my kindness and not what I didn't do or complete. I found it affirming and healing of that ongoing negative conversation that we become too weary to fight every moment. I needed that affirmation and have been replaying the tape over in my mind to saturate my subconscious with healing empowerment. The spirit of you and the higher power added to your presentation's thoughts and feelings, which came from you but were not written in your prepared remarks.


Dee Taylor

Teacher/Writer


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Thank you so much for your presentation at the Jubilee Jobs 30th Anniversary Benefit. I especially enjoyed your sharing on the importance of community involvement and how a small action for another person in the community may have a widespread rippling effect that one may never expect, or even know about. 


Teresa Riddick

Development

Jubilee Jobs


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You are a woman with a mission to serve, and you live accordingly. It was a pleasure to showcase you at the Expo. You water the seeds of goodness in people. I’d like to have a legacy like that.

 

Heartfelt thanks,


Denise Mornini

Program Coordinator III

Gaithersburg Upcounty Senior Center

City of Gaithersburg, Maryland



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Bio

Allison Silberberg spoke to a crowded bookstore and then signed books at Hooray for Books in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, in September 2009. (Photograph by Jeremy Dick)

Allison Silberberg spoke at a packed Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C., in October 2009, while Carla Cohen, the bookstore's co-owner on the left, looked on. For event’s photos, click here. Carla Cohen (1936 - 2010) is sorely missed.   (Photograph by Bill Starrels)