Civic Leadership

On the Trail: Fall 2011 Flinn-Brown Fellow Stefanie Mach Talks About the Need for Diverse Voices in Arizona’s Leadership

Though Stefanie Mach is a partner at the nonprofit and political consulting firm CM Concordia and has worked for nonprofit organizations in various capacities, interned at the Embassy of Peru, worked in Senator Russ Feingold’s office, and even had her own weekly radio show on politics, she did not seriously consider running for office before […]

Flinn-Brown Fellows Complete Intensive Seminar Series, Look Toward State-Level Service

Throughout the celebrations marking Arizona’s Centennial, many have wondered about how the next generation of civic leaders can prepare for the future. The third class of Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Fellows has been busy thinking about that same thing and planning their leadership contributions to Arizona’s next century. This group of 24 Arizonans from Safford to […]

Meet Me at Middle Ground: An Interview with 2011 Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy Fellow Dustin Cox

Dustin Cox, president of CM Concordia Consulting, is a 2004 Flinn Scholar and former executive director of Anytown America and Anytown Arizona, nonprofits offering nationwide leadership development programs. A year ago, Cox was completing the inaugural Flinn-Brown Academy seminar series. Today, he’s running for Arizona state representative in Legislative District 9 (Tucson). We pulled him […]

Announcing the third class of Flinn-Brown Fellows

The Arizona Center for Civic Leadership is pleased to introduce the 25 Arizonans who have been selected as the third class of Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Fellows. Coming from many cities and towns, a broad spectrum of professions, and many walks of life, the group will begin the Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy on March 9. The […]

Does Arizona history matter?

Zócalo Public Square, a one-of-a-kind initiative to better understand citizenship and community, is posing a an intriguing question: In a state where the majority of residents are migrants from elsewhere, how much does Arizona’s history matter? On February 7, a week before the centennial of Arizona’s statehood, Zócalo will host a public event in Tucson […]

Two valuable tools for the civic leadership community

A new year brings new resolutions. At the Arizona Center for Civic Leadership, we hope 2012 includes renewed engagement with and commitment to Arizona and local communities. To that end, we have updated the Arizona Civic Leadership Directory with even more local and regional programs around Arizona that help build civic leadership skills and knowledge […]

With civic leadership seminar complete, newest Flinn-Brown Fellows look ahead

PHOENIX–Following completion of an intensive, 10-week seminar to build their civic-leadership capacity, members of the Fall class of the nonpartisan Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy are now planning their next steps toward public service in Arizona at the state level. In time, expectations include some running for public office, while others will choose to pursue roles […]

Announcing the second class of Flinn-Brown Fellows

The Arizona Center for Civic Leadership is pleased to introduce the 26 Arizonans who have been selected as the second class of Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Fellows. Coming from many cities and towns, a broad spectrum of professions, and many walks of life, the group will begin the Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy on September 9. The […]

AzCCL co-sponsors A Day of Civic Action

You are invited to A Day of Civic Action on Thursday, September 22 at the Wyndham Phoenix Hotel. The Arizona Center for Civic Leadership is sponsoring the Civic Insights Breakfast, the first event in a half-day schedule packed with new information, ideas, and strategies. The breakfast, which launches the day from 7:30-9:00 a.m., will feature a presentation of […]

Five minutes with a Flinn-Brown Fellow: Civic leadership and Arizona’s high-tech industry

Patrick Marcus, a Tucson-based biomedical engineer, artist, and entrepreneur, is on the move: He is phasing out his involvement in two Tucson high-tech companies and launching a third, Marcus Engineering LLC, an engineering and technology business-development firm. Dr. Marcus is also an emerging civic leader. He recently spoke to the Civic Leadership Conversation about his […]
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