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.
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.