Civic Youth LA2019-02-15T14:26:11+00:00
Preparing youth
for a lifetime of civic engagement.

The City of Los Angeles Department of Neighborhood Empowerment is excited to offer a leadership program
designed for youth and young adults aged 14-24.

Civic Youth Leadership Academy is a program designed to educate, engage, and empower young people
to take active roles in your communities and speak up on issues that matter to you.

As a civic leader, you will be prepared to actively participate in your Neighborhood Councils and the
greater Los Angeles community with other like-minded young people from across the city.

Please email civicyouth@empowerla.org with any questions.

A Leadership Training program that will prepare youth
to be effective leaders in their community and
Neighborhood Council.

Youth and young adults aged 14-24 who are active
in their Neighborhood Councils and communities,
or who would like to be!

Summer 2019
9:30 am– noon
6 Monday Sessions
Dates TBA

Civic Youth will take place at City Hall in Downtown Los Angeles.

Important Dates


You’ll gain critical skills in:

  • Participating in local government
  • Engaging with your Neighborhood Council
  • Effective outreach and community organizing
Neighborhood Council Elections are taking place NOW. Click here to learn more!