City of Alexandria, VA
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 20, 2008
The City of Alexandria invites residents to take part in the fall session of the Alexandria Citizens Academy, which begins on September 25. The 8-week Academy provides an opportunity for residents to learn about City government through first-hand experience and gain exposure to the wide range of government functions, services, activities and issues.
Classes will be held every Thursday from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The class size is limited to 15–20 people and is open to City residents over the age of 18 years and/or owners of businesses located in the City. The majority of the classes will be held in the Council Workroom at City Hall (301 King Street), however, a few classes will be held at different locations throughout the City.
The purpose of the Academy is threefold:
The deadline for applications is September 15. For more information and/or an application visit www.alexandriava.gov/citizensacademy or call Elaine Scott, Office of Citizen Assistance, at 703.838.4800.
Update (Sept. 12, 2008): The Fall 2008 session is now full. If you would like to participate in a future session, please submit the application and you will be contacted when the 2009 schedule is set.