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Our Mission

The mission of Americans for Action is to bridge the gap between decision-makers and community members through civic education, community engagement, and impactful technology utilization. 

About Us

A4A is dedicated to demonstrating how civic engagement can lead to sustainable development and ensuring equal opportunity for all Americans starting in The Arkansas Delta.

Meet A4A: Watch Our Vision for a Better Future

Meet The Team.

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Malik Barnes

 Executive Director



William Barnes

Board Member

Risk Aversion


Mildred Griggs Ph.D J.D.

Board Member

Program Administration


Marta Collier - Youngblood

Board Member


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Melonie Evans

Board Member

Program Delivery

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Jillean Long Battle J.D.

Board Member


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Sandra Cooper

Board Member

Community Engagement

Up Next

A4A App

See how we plan to make representation more accessible and improve accountability.

Our Work in The Delta

See how we're bridging the gap to existing opportunity in our home region

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