Join the Civic Arkansas Democracy Reading Challenge!

We hope these books encourage you to be a more thoughtfully concerned Arkansan and to consider your role in civic engagement opportunities within your local communities. We challenge you to read at least two books from this list and to participate in one of our suggested forms of engagement.

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Join the Civic Arkansas Democracy Reading Challenge!

Civic Arkansas: Insights from Van Buren County

Just a day after our first Civic Arkansas listening session in Clinton, I’m feeling rejuvenated. Being among the people of Van Buren County reminded me that whenever the current political climate gets frustrating, visiting small-town communities recharges my spirit.

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Civic Arkansas: Insights from Van Buren County

Arkansas Civic Health Index Report Now Available

During a press event and panel discussion at the Clinton Presidential Center on Dec. 4, 2023, a cohort of Arkansas organizations, in partnership with the National Conference on Citizenship, introduced the first-ever Arkansas Civic Health Index (ACHI) Report.

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Arkansas Civic Health Index Report Now Available

Grant Goal: Improving Dental Care Access

Beginning in early 2023, the Institute has partnered with the Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation to convene representatives from clinics across the state to create a guide detailing best practices for community and charity dental clinics to start billing and accepting third-party payments.

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Grant Goal: Improving Dental Care Access

Professional Development in Programs, Education

Members of our Programs and Education teams have completed several professional development courses over the last fiscal year, and we’re excited to see what they’ve learned put to use in service of our mission.

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Professional Development in Programs, Education