Civic Youth LA 2018-06-11T11:46:22+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 2018, 9:30 am– noon:
June 18th and 25th
July 16th, 23rd, and 30th
August 6th

Civic Youth will take place at City Hall in Downtown Los Angeles. Transportation from SouthLA will be made available.

Important Dates

May 31 – Application Deadline

June 11 – Decision Notification

You’ll gain critical skills in:

  • Participating in local government
  • Engaging with your Neighborhood Council
  • Effective outreach and community organizing