If you believe that:

  • Democracy depends on citizen participation,
  • Alaskans have a lot of good ideas that should be shared,
  • Polarization is not the way our communities and state should function, and
  • By respectfully exchanging ideas with one another, we can work toward solving the problems facing our community, state, and nation;

Alaska Common Ground invites you to join us in an effort to enhance our democratic way of life by engaging Alaskans in respectful conversations. We work to build a better understanding on important public policy issues through forums, group discussions, policy papers and public service announcements.

Alaska’s New Election System

Between redistricting, Alaska’s new voting system, and several upcoming deadlines there is a lot to pay attention to so you can vote in the upcoming Special/Primary election on August 16 as well as the General Election on November 8. More information and important dates here. We also have video from our informational events on our YouTube channel here.

30th Anniversary

We enjoyed seeing those of you who joined us for our 30th Anniversary Celebration on June 1. Thank you also to those who joined us via zoom. If you missed it, or had a hard time hearing it, you can read Peg’s talk here.

ACG Opposes a Constitutional Convention

On the November general election ballot, Alaskan voters will be asked “Shall there be a Constitutional Convention”. At the March 16 board meeting, Alaska Common Ground’s Board of Directors unanimously passed a resolution supporting a “No” vote. Read the resolution and find out more here.

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Looking for a no nonsense guide to Alaska’s fiscal crisis?

Check out Alaska Common Ground’s guide to Alaska’s fiscal issues. You can also find more resources and information on previous events here.

Climate Action Series

Alaska Common Ground hosted a series exploring local solutions to the climate crisis based on the goals found in Anchorage’s Climate Action Plan. You can find video and more information at the links below.

We, the Board of Alaska Common Ground, stand in solidarity with Black lives. We stand against the legacies of racism and violence that have attempted to silence Black and Indigenous voices, and all People of Color, for generations throughout this country including Alaska. Read the full statement here.

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