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
Henry Clay Park Design
Friday, May 25 from 7:00-8:30 p.m.- Meet with County staff to learn about the plans for the Henry Clay Park design at the Ellen M. Bozman Government Center (2100 Clarendon Blvd. Rm. 109). If you can’t make the meeting, learn more by visiting the Henry Clay Park Renovation project site.
Streetlight Field Demonstrations
Through Friday, May 25- Share your input on Arlington County’s streetlight technology and different products under consideration as part of the Streetlight Management Plan. Learn more about the project and let us know your thoughts!
Mosaic Park Design
Wednesday, May 30 at 6:30 p.m.- Come by Clarendon United Methodist Church on May 30 at 6:30 p.m. for an update on the project. Learn about the proposed design for Mosaic Park and the anticipated timeline for the construction phases of the project.
Master Transportation Plan Bike Element Feedback
Various dates between May 18 and June 4 [Details] – The County invites you to join us for a series of Project Pop-ups at various locations this spring to listen to your feedback on the Bike Plan Update Process. We’ll be at locations such as the Columbia Pike Farmer’s Market, Lee Harrison Shopping Center, and Shirlington Village Library on varying dates, so check out the MTP Bike Element Plan working group page for all the details. We’ll see you there!
Library Services Feedback
Through Friday, June 8.- The County is looking for your feedback on what collections of resources, such as best selling books, electronics and programs, we will provide and maintain. Please share some insight on what these mean to you through June 8!
Do you have a Big Idea for Arlington? Sign up for one of the County’s Big Idea Roundtables! Find the full schedule online and register today.
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.