Join the Danbury Citizens Government Academy

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City of Danbury
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Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is inviting the public to participate in the second “Mayor’s Citizens Government Academy.” This eight-week academy allows individuals an opportunity to learn about city government through first-hand experience and gain exposure to the wide range of government services, functions, and issues.

 

Objective:

 

Learn how to access city government, familiarize citizens with the structure, operations and activities of Danbury’s government. The program will help encourage citizens to become involved in the City’s government, and enhance their ability to communicate effectively with city officials.

 

Benefits:
 

-Create informed citizens who will: become involved in community activities, volunteer for Mayoral appointed boards, commissions and task forces or otherwise become involved in city governance.

 

-Obtain feedback from citizens regarding governmental programs and services.

 

Class Size & Curriculum:

 

Classes are limited to 30 students. The academy is open to Danbury residents and property owners over the age of 18 years.

 

There will be eight two-hour sessions once a week for eight weeks. Each session will begin at 6:30pm and end at 8:30pm at specified locations.

 

Program dates: June 10 through July 22.

 

Individuals interested in the program must fill out an application available on the City of Danbury’s website at danbury-ct.gov.  Deadline for application is May 22.

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