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Conversation with Kansas Leadership Center CEO

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Kansas Leadership Center CEO Ed O’Malley was one of our featured guests at the Civic Leadership Exchange on March 20. Nancy Welch, Vice President of the Arizona Center for Civic Leadership, had a chance to record this interview with him during his stop in Phoenix. As the founding president of Kansas Leadership Center in 2007,

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Sharing a 50th Anniversary: The Beatles and Burton Barr

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The US was never the same after the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show 50 years ago this year. But a number of notable Arizona 50th anniversaries deserve just as much attention as the Fab Four’s milestone. One is that Republican Burton Barr, “the energetic and highly pragmatic consensus-building majority leader” according to political

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Flinn Foundation releases ‘Action and Impact’ report on civic leadership, other programs

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The Flinn Foundation’s “Action and Impact” report highlights the growth of the Arizona Center for Civic Leadership, as well as the Foundation’s current grantmaking priorities and activities across its other program areas—arts and culture, biosciences, and the Flinn Scholars program. The Arizona Center for Civic Leadership, launched in 2010 to strengthen civic leadership throughout Arizona,

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Directions 2014

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Dear Friends, The Arizona Center for Civic Leadership begins its 4th year thankful for so many colleagues who are working to strengthen civic leadership in Arizona. We wanted to share with you some of the 2014 priorities for our major programs—Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy, Leadership Collaborative, and Civic Communications.    Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy Priority:

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Now recruiting for Fall 2013 session of Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy

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The Arizona Center for Civic Leadership is now accepting applications for the Fall 2013 session of the Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy. Application portfolios are due by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, June 3, 2013. The Academy will run from September to mid-November 2013.  There is no charge for participation in the Academy. Events take place at

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