The enrollment deadline for the 11th Annual Neighborhood Leadership Academy is quickly approaching, and the City of El Paso’s Community and Human Development Department is still seeking applications from residents who are interested in how their City government works.
Registration ends February 2.
Participants will receive first-hand information about City services and programs through comprehensive presentations from City department leaders, and on-site field trips to various public facilities.
The Neighborhood Leadership Academy is free but space is limited to the first 50 participants who enroll. Participants will receive a certificate of completion following the Academy. (Spanish translations and interpretation is available upon request.)
WHO: Neighborhood Services Division of the Community and Human Development Department
WHAT: Free Neighborhood Leadership Academy – Educational program for citizens to learn about municipal government
WHEN/WHERE: Classes are held on Wednesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at various locations – First class begins on February 15, 2017. Academy is expected to run through June 28, 2017.
WHY: Programs like the Neighborhood Leadership Academy support’s the City’s strategic goal to have transparent and consistent communication among all members of the community.
How: Registration is open to residents 18 years of age or older, and that live within the El Paso city limits. Those interested must fill out an application and return it by February 2, 2017.
Applications are available online or can be picked up at 801 Texas Avenue, 3rd floor – Neighborhood Services Division. Applications can be submitted via mail, email, or in person.