We are in the midst of an unprecedented wave of civic enthusiasm.
When organized, this new zeal for activism can overcome the policies of the anti-democratic forces that have captured our country. We make democracy accessible for thousands of these newcomers.
That’s why The Arena, a section 501(c)(4) social welfare organization, is building communities that activate the next generation of civic leaders. At our quarterly summits, we inspire and train civic leaders. We also build regional communities of mutual support.
The Arena also has an affiliated political organization, the Arena PAC, which works to elect candidates who represent the next generation of leadership.
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And we are guided by a set of core beliefs.
We believe there are thousands of new and rising civic leaders still on the sidelines across America, waiting to take back our democracy. We will provide a more accessible entry point for them to enter The Arena.
We believe our communities have both the ideas and the leaders to effectively govern at the state and national levels. We are creating a radically different operating model in how we find, activate, and support them - from the ground up.
We believe the leaders of our political movements and parties must also be leaders of our country. We must learn to listen and bridge to views beyond our own.