AZ Advocates: Day of Action
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Over the last 4 years, the Institute's effort to build a citizens' agenda has progressed steadily from identifying a set of common goals to building a statewide network of citizen leaders and partner organizations. More →

Gabe Zimmerman Public Service Awards
Recognizing Public Servants

The Gabe Zimmerman Public Service Awards are a statewide competition created to recognize outstanding non-elected public servants. Honorees of the 2014 Gabe Zimmerman Awards were recognized at the 2014 League of Arizona Cities and Towns Annual Meeting. More →

2014 Election Information
Your voice counts. Let it be heard.

It's your chance to cast your vote for leaders and representatives who will impact Arizona's future. Stay information about important dates and information for the 2014 Election. Let your voice be heard. More →

Read the Report

Take Action Today

Start by reading The Arizona We Want 2.0  report, which identifies eight citizen goals that describe The Arizona We Want and provides a strong foundation for the ongoing research and activities of the Institute.

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Take the Surveys


The Gallup Arizona Poll and the 2012 Arizona Civic Health Index are available online. We invite you to take one or both of the surveys for yourself. When you have completed your responses, the automated system will let you see immediately how similar or different your responses are from those of your fellow Arizonans.

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Become an AZ Advocate

AZ Advocates

The Institute is mobilizing both individual citizens and key partner organizations that are committed to Arizona's future by championing the citizens' agenda identified by the Gallup Arizona Poll and the Arizona Civic Health Index.

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Candidate Questions & Tools

AZ Advocates Toolbox

Have access to materials and resources to assist your participation efforts in support of the Arizona We Want 2.0 citizens' agenga.

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In the news
2014 Arizona Leadership Forum Videos

Arizona Leaders
View selected videos from the 2014 Arizona Leadership Fotum View →

Poll outlines top eight citizen goals for a better Arizona

The Daily Courier
What do Arizonans want? What do they value, and how do they want the Grand Canyon State to look in the coming years? Read More →

Expect high-level campaigns

The Arizona Republic
The Arizona We Want Institute gubernatorial forum foreshadows debate focused on issues in race for governor that will have voters marking ballots with confidence, not dread. Read More →