Celebrating 100 Years of Arizona Statehood
Welcome to the Arizona Center for Civic Leadership
The Arizona Center for Civic Leadership works to strengthen civic leadership to improve the quality of life in Arizona to benefit future generations—a goal that mirrors the missions of its sponsors, the Flinn Foundation and Thomas R. Brown Foundations. The Center’s current major programs are the Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy, the Arizona Civic Leadership Collaborative, and Communication on Civic Engagement and Leadership.
Meet Me at Middle Ground: An Interview with 2011 Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy Fellow Dustin Cox
What can happen when 25 engaged, committed Arizonans from different perspectives and walks of life come together to talk about Arizona’s future? According to Dustin Cox, the answer is effective problem solving. The Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy brought together “roughly 25 individuals who sat in a room and essentially came up with middle-ground policy stances that would help push our state forward if we could implement them.”