Meet the Community Relations Commission

The Community Relations Commission (CRC) is a collaboration of diversified Arlington citizens, personally selected and authorized by the Mayor and City Council, to engage the community, share information and promote participation in civic and community matters. Members use their influence, contacts, relationships and skill sets to advance unified community and city affairs.

The CRC is currently working expressly to advance the vision of Arlington’s Kindness Initiative, launched in 2017, by engaging businesses, city services, social services, schools and nonprofits to inject kindness into the culture of The American Dream City. Our objectives are to:

  1. Promote Kindness into Arlington Culture.
  2. Establish Environments of Kindness – Create Kindness Zones by Way of Signage & Practice.
  3. Encourage, Stimulate & Recognize Acts of Kindness in Our City.

What is An Act of Kindness?

An act of kindness is an expression or action given from one to another that stretches beyond, but may also include common courtesy. People are encouraged to report acts of kindness that they perform, witness or were the recipient of through the City's Ask Arlington mobile app, on the Acts of Kindness website, or by posting on social media using #ArlingtonKindness and @CityofArlington.