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External Affairs

As the outreach arm of the Mayor's Office, External Affairs connects the public to resources and services offered by city government. The department serves as a liaison between public and private entities working together for the common good.

About

The External Affairs Office is an outreach arm of the Mayor's Office, which connects businesses and the public to a multitude of resources and services offered by city government. Special business focus is on building coalitions of Business and Merchants Associations throughout the City. International focus is coordination of international Sister City Program. Connecting citizens with vital community service agencies providing public assistance is also provided through this office. The department serves as a liaison between public and private entities working together for the common good.


Services Provided

Sister Cities - External Affairs organizes home stays and programming for visitors from our Sister Cities. We are always looking to grow our network of host families, volunteers, and exchange students. Contact us to get involved in the Sister Cities program. 

Business and Merchants Associations - External Affairs serves as the liaison between the Mayor and business owners interested in organizing their business community into a business and merchants association. External Affairs assists with communications, strategy, and organization of meetings.

Nonprofits - List EA's involvement with the Salvation Army, as well as any other nonprofits the office assists. 


Contact

 Margaret Powell - Director 
 City Hall, 300 Main St.
 PO Box 5757
 North Little Rock, AR 72119-5757
 Phone: (501) 975-8605
 Fax: (501) 975-8633
 Email: mpowell@nlr.ar.gov