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Creative Collaborations

Connecting our neighborhoods to local, state, and national resources to achieve neighbor-defined goals.

We’re Better Together!

Collaborations are critical in creating sustainable change in our neighborhood. The Boston Project partners with a variety of local, state-wide, and national organizations to impact our community. These important partners provide additional resources, expertise, and influence far beyond what we could provide alone.

Current Collaborations


Four Mile Summer Movie Series

The Four Mile Summer Series  is a free, 4-week (and growing) outdoor film series in Arlandria, one of Alexandria’s most diverse neighborhoods. Every last Friday of the month from May until August, bring your friends, family and neighbors for games, giveaways, popcorn, picnicking, and of course, great films under the stars. Find out more information by going to

Arlandria Family Fun Nights

The Arlandria Family Fun Nights  are a series of free outdoor family friendly activities that take place outside the Four Mile Conservatory Building in the Arlandria neighborhood of Alexandria. Activities include arts and crafts,  bubble making, games, etc.

Community Meals

The act of sharing a meal provides a simple, yet prime opportunity for families, neighbors, and the larger community to come together–building true, mutual relationships and develop a greater sense of community around a common table.  Each meal is donated, prepared, and served by volunteers from local faith communities; other volunteers come  to intentionally build relationships and ensure a warm, hospitable environment.

Restore Network

The Restore Network is a  informal relational network of various faith communities, nonprofits, and government organizations that share the same vision of restoration and reconciliation for our city. We come together periodically for networking, training, and collaboration.

The most abundant resources that we possess amongst the 1.5 million nonprofits in the United States are passion and knowledge, yet our most scarce resource is collaboration.

-Adam Braun