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
Housing Arlington Kick-Off
Wednesday, May 29 from 6-9 p.m.- Join us at Wakefield High school for the official Housing Arlington Kick-off! Share your thoughts on how to find effective solutions for affordable housing and “missing middle” housing. Learn more.
Shared Mobility Device (SMD) Feedback
Through Wednesday, June 19- Share your thoughts on the use of e-scooters, dockless e-bikes, and traveling in Arlington to help inform recommendations to the County Board on the future of SMD in Arlington. The feedback form can be found in English and Spanish. Also feel free to talk to us at a number of pop-ups we’ll be hosting around the County throughout early summer! Visit the SMD demonstration project page to learn more.
Share your thoughts on general aquatics uses and service delivery.
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.