Civic engagement is at the heart of Arlington. Find a way to make a difference in your community — share feedback today, or find ways to get more deeply involved.
Highlighted Engagement Opportunities
Learn more about what Amazon’s arrival means for Arlington during the Virtual Learning Series! Discussions will cover:
- Economic development and planning | Nov. 26, 6:30 p.m.
- Transportation | Dec. 6, 6:30 p.m.
- Schools, higher education and workforce | Dec. 19, 6:30 p.m.
- Housing | Jan. 16, 6:30 p.m.
Find out more and stay up to date on the latest information by visiting Arlingtonva.us/Amazon.
Medicaid Expansion: What it Means for LatinX Communities
Thursday, Dec. 13 from 6-8 p.m.- Join the Virginia Latino Advisory Board (VLAB) in a conversation and workshop on medicaid expansion. The discussion and a complimentary dinner will be held at the Faith Lutheran Church (3313 Arlington Blvd). Learn more and register by visiting the VLAB website!
Fairfax Drive Safety and Mobility Feedback
Through Sunday, Dec. 16.- Share your thoughts with the County’s Transportation Division as we identify quick build projects for improving safety and mobility along the VA-237/Fairfax Drive corridor.
Bicycle Element Open House and Feedback
Monday, Jan. 14 from 6-7:30 p.m.- Join us for an open house to learn about the draft update to the Bicycle Element of the Master Transportation Plan at Pheonix Bikes (909 S. Dinwiddie St). Until then, share your thoughts on the online feedback form through January 8. Learn more.
Join us for Open Door Mondays where a board member will be available to discuss the topics on your mind.
Visit the Arlington Public Schools engage page to learn about current news and initiatives.
Get More Involved
Join Your Civic Association
The core of neighborhood activity, events & issues – there’s one in every corner of Arlington.
Attend Neighborhood College
It’s back-to-school time for those interested in getting involved with neighborhood issues.
Online Volunteer Connection can help find the right fit for you — with a search tool, volunteer calendar, and notification feature.
Get Involved with a Community Organization
Serve your community through the interests that you are most passionate about.
Serve During Emergencies
Join a dedicated group of volunteers who help with the County’s emergency preparedness — and who assist should a disaster strike.
- Service Request / Report a Problem
- My Arlington Projects Map
- A-Z Directory of Services
- Resident Ombudsman | Business Ombudsman
- Projects & Planning Site – details on projects around Arlington, by neighborhood and topic
- Open Data Portal – view County data; share input on info you’d like to see
Looking for a quick guide to ways you can connect with Arlington County online?
Download our Engage Arlington flyer.
The PLACE initiative — Participation, Leadership, and Civic Engagement — launched in 2012 and was focused on updating the “Arlington Way” by expanding the ways in which our residents engage with each other and our government to enrich Arlington.