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About Us

We're dedicated to tackling community challenges and advocating for equal opportunity across the nation.

Our approach is rooted in listening closely to the voices of the community – from everyday residents to public officials. This understanding informs our collaborations with community stakeholders, aligning solutions with available resources. In the final phase, we convene community leaders, specialists, and your representatives to actualize sustainable progress.

Our Mission

The mission of Americans for Action is to bridge the gap between decision-makers and community members. We aim to ensure that every voice is heard and that actions are taken to effectively respond to the challenges faced by the community.

Meet Our Executive Director

Malik Barnes was born and raised in The Arkansas Delta where he then went on to graduate from The Arkansas School of Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts. He then pursued his Bachelors Degree from Wabash College in Philosophy, Political Science and Economics. In May of 2023 he graduated and began his commitment to bettering communities around the nation. Barnes has a strong passion for tailoring proven strategies to solve real world issues. Some of his focuses include Economic and Community Development, where he enjoys investigating the root causes of issues and assembling the people necessary to deliver real change. His optimistic vision of the future and deep belief in the American Project fuels the civic emphasis on the well-being of all people held by the organization.

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A4A App

See how we plan to make your voice and challenges heard by your representatives

Our Work in The Delta

See how we're tackling Poverty, Education, and Health in our home region

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