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Monrovia Area Partnership Youth Leadership Program Seeks Applicants

The Monrovia Area Partnership is looking for local youth interesting in learning to be leaders. 

The following is information the city provided on the Youth Leadership Academy.

The Monrovia Area Partnership (MAP) is a program that builds a strong community by creating a network of strong individuals. Through education, training, networking and activism, Monrovia Area Partners work together to make Monrovia a fun, safe and vibrant place to live. 

MAP hosts workshops & events to train and guide community members who are who are ready to be community leaders. The MAP Youth Leadership Program is designed specifically to help youth learn, develop and grow so they, in turn can take active roles in the health of their community.

The Youth Leadership Academy will be held for 3 consecutive Saturdays in March (March 1, 8 & 15) from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the Monrovia Community Center, 119 W. Palm Ave. Participants will be asked to be committed to attending and completing all 3 classes in order to graduate with their class.

The program will register 30 youth and applications will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis with priority being given to Monrovia residents and first time participants.

After completing the MAP Youth Leadership Academy, youth will be recognized by City Council at City Hall on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 7 p.m. Youth who completed the Leadership Academy will continue their education and development throughout the years and will have increasing leadership opportunities each year they participate such as assisting in planning workshops for their peers, serving on committees for community
events and others as they become available. 

To apply for the MAP Youth Leadership Program, please complete the application on the city's website and waiver and return them to Jose Barriga at Monrovia City Hall, 415 S Ivy Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016.

For more information, you can contact our staff by email atmap@monrovia.ci.ca.usa or call us at 626-932-5525.

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