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Civic Youth LA2019-04-02T15:57:58-07:00
Preparing youth
for a lifetime of civic engagement.
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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.

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

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

When?
Summer 2019
9:30 am– noon for 6 Monday Sessions:
June 17th & 24th
July 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th

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

Application Deadline: May 31st

Decision Notification: June 7th

Session 1: June 17th
Session 2: June 24th
Session 3: July 8th
Session 4: July 15th

Session 5: July 22nd*
Session 6/Culmination: July 29th*

*Session 5, July 22nd will take place at a service-learning site; students will be placed based on their home address.

*Session 6, July 29th is a Culmination ceremony at City Hall. Parents/guardians are invited and encouraged to attend.

Neighborhood Council Elections are taking place NOW. Click here to learn more!