Georgetown Civic Leadership Academy
The City of Georgetown Civic Leadership Academy seeks to educate, connect, and inspire leaders to develop a strong commitment to community service for the greater good of Georgetown. It provides a learning experience for existing and emerging leaders to understand City services and functions, while building the skills and knowledge to succeed in City leadership roles. Participants of the program are given the opportunity to develop an understanding of the promises and challenges facing our community – and their role as future City leaders.
The City of Georgetown Civic Leadership Academy is designed for residents who are ready to take the next step in being community leaders and improving the quality of life in all of Georgetown’s neighborhoods. The Civic Leadership Academy will provide participants the opportunity to grow in their leadership, analyze issues using data, connect with decision makers and other Georgetown leaders, and make a difference in their communities.
Benefits of Participation
- Enhanced understanding of Georgetown local government, community challenges, and decision-making
- Develop relationships with other community and local government leaders
- Learn how to use data to articulate challenges and advocate for resources for your community
- Get an in-depth look at how the City of Georgetown works and develop specialized knowledge about the departments and programs of the City of Georgetown
- Learn how to become an effective community leader
Note: The 2022-2023 Civic Leadership Academy application is now closed. Check back with us next summer for the 2023-2024 cohort.
- August 1 – September 15
- September 2022 – May 2023
- Once a month
- Thursdays, 2pm – 6pm
- Class Days | Sep. 29, Nov. 3, Dec. 1, Jan. 5, Feb. 2, March 2, April 6, May 4
- Resident of the City of Georgetown
- Commitment to continued community leadership
- Ability to attend 6 out of 8 sessions
- Residents who want to become community and/or neighborhood leaders, existing leaders who want to sharpen their skills, non-profit workers who want to better educate their constituents on how to work with government, and aspiring Board, Commission, or Council members
- 21 years of age and over