Media Advisory: Citizenship Day Celebration

Published on September 15, 2023

Arlington County’s Department of Human Services invites members of the media to attend a Citizenship Day Celebration on Mon., Sep. 18, 2023. The event will celebrate individuals who have become U.S. citizens with the assistance of County programs, as well as instructors from the program.

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, as it is officially known, recognizes the adoption of the United States Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens. It is observed each year on Sep. 17, the day in 1787 that the Founding Fathers signed the U.S. Constitution.

Since Jan. 2020, Arlington County’s Department of Human Services (DHS) and 25 instructors have helped 128 people achieve U.S. citizenship. All students and instructors have been invited to Monday’s celebration.

What: Arlington County Citizenship Day Celebration

Who:

  • Individuals who have become U.S. citizens with the assistance of County programs, as well as instructors from the program.
  • Anita Friedman, Director of Arlington County's Department of Human Services
  • Kim Durand, Arlington County Community Outreach Program Supervisor

When: Mon., Sep. 18, 2023, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: Arlington Mill Community Center, Room 527, 909 S Dinwiddie St, Arlington, VA 22204. (Parking is available under the building and is free for first 4 hours.)

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