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. image of video icon Learn more
» Submit an application

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

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

image of video icon Day in the life of Benjamin Thurtchley: Congressional staffer by day, volunteer citizenship instructor by night.

image of video icon Meet Elisa Ortiz, Transportation Commission member. She believes in "creating community change from the ground up."


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