News and Updates

CivEx: 2024 Election Preview

May 15, 2024

The Arizona Center for Civic Leadership hosted CivEx webinar featuring election-year insights from nationally recognized polling expert Mike Noble, founder & CEO of Noble Predictive Insights, a nonpartisan public opinion polling, market research, and data analytics firm in Phoenix.


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Arizona Center for Civic Leadership announces its 2024 Flinn-Brown Fellows

May 15, 2024

The Arizona Center for Civic Leadership at the Flinn Foundation’s leadership program—dedicated to state-level policy and politics and forging professional connections—has selected 28 Arizonans as 2024 Flinn-Brown Fellows. The 16th cohort of the nonpartisan Flinn-Brown Fellowship includes leaders from the…


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April 2024 Network News

May 01, 2024

Throughout history, women have stood as pillars of resilience and ingenuity, shaping human civilization through remarkable acts of courage. From impressive leadership in political and civic life to groundbreaking invention, women have continuously defied societal constraints and become trailblazers in…


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Flinn-Brown Fellow Edgar Soto: A veteran, coach, and educator with lifetime ties to Pima County 

April 30, 2024

Edgar Soto is a native Arizonan, born and raised in Tucson. His family has been in Pima County for generations, before it was even part of the United States. He likes to say, “We didn’t cross any borders, the borders…


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Recognizing Flinn-Brown Fellows running for office in 2024

April 10, 2024

For more than a decade, the Arizona Center for Civic Leadership at the Flinn Foundation has offered the Flinn-Brown Fellowship: the premier statewide civic-leadership program for experienced Arizona leaders to expand their knowledge, put their connections to use, and make…


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Flinn to host Arizona Civics Bee competition for middle-school students 

April 01, 2024

The Flinn Foundation will host the Arizona State Competition of the National Civics Bee May 3 as Arizona middle schoolers strive to represent their state at the national competition in Washington, D.C.   The Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry and…


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CivEx: Pima County Prosperity Initiative—A Collaborative Approach to Addressing Generational Poverty

March 27, 2024

The Arizona Center for Civic Leadership hosted a CivEx webinar about the Pima County Prosperity Initiative, a regional effort to reduce generational poverty and increase opportunity and assets for low-income families.


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