Get Involved

Civic engagement is at the heart of the Arlington Way. Find a way to make a difference in your community.

Join Your Civic Association
The core of all neighborhood activity, events & issues – there’s one in every corner of Arlington.

Serve on an Advisory Group
Take stewardship to the next level. 50+ boards & commissions advise the County Board on policy matters. Submit an Application

Attend Neighborhood College
It’s back-to-school time for those interested in getting involved with neighborhood issues.

Help With an Election
More than 600 citizens serve as election officers at Arlington polls on Election Days.

Serve During Emergencies
Join a group of leaders who help coordinate community members in emergency preparedness & response.

Watch County Board Meetings
One of the easiest ways to learn more about how your community and government works.

Local Training Opportunities

Leadership Arlington
Auxiliary Police
Emergency Response

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Meet Elisa Ortiz