Our Mission

For AR People advances a responsible democracy in Arkansas by educating the public about issues that impact our daily lives and holding politicians accountable. We provide opportunities for Arkansans to speak up for their values — like transparency and accountability in state government — and build a stronger state that works for everyone, not just those at the top.


Gennie Diaz: Founding Director

Gennie believes Arkansans deserve empowerment in and ownership of their state government. South American on her mother’s side and Ozarkian on her father’s side, she fell in love with the Boston Mountains —the same dwelling as her ancestors— where she’s content watching her sons and cats grow by the day. She has been a proud Fayettevillian for over 20 years. When she’s not politicking, find her in the garden, making art, or stomping at bluegrass concerts. [email protected]

Aliah Rowe: Digital Media Director

Hailing from Jonesboro, Aliah is a graduate of Arkansas State University where she earned her a degree in Economics. Currently enrolled in law school, Aliah is determined to make a difference in her community and address the unique needs of her beloved state. She’s committed to advocating for all Arkansans and is driven to champion their causes. Whether it’s fighting for quality education, healthcare, or economic opportunities, Aliah is dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of residents across the Natural State. [email protected]

Sam Watson: Content Director

Sam is an Arkansas transplant by way of Texas and Georgia. After moving to Arkansas in 2020, he fell in love with the state —its people, its nature, and its culture —and is proud to call it his home. Sam has seven years of content creation under his belt and brings that knowledge to fight the good fight and make sure that Arkansas has the opportunity to live up to its endless potential. [email protected]


Arkansas’s state motto is

"The People Rule"

But for too long, many of our state politicians have been operating in the shadows, prioritizing interests of the wealthy and powerful over interests of the people. They put partisanship and deep-pocket campaign donors ahead of us, the voters.

This is our state. We are fighting back.
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We’re building a stronger Arkansas by focusing on the things that unite us instead of divide us. You help every time you share our content, sign a petition, contact a legislator, make a donation and most importantly - when you vote.