The Monrovia Area Partnership Leadership Academy got underway last week, but for those who want to join still, it is not too late.
Mayor Pro Tem Becky Shevlin urged residents at Tuesday's City Council meeting to apply to be a part of the academy, which has its second meeting today.
"It's a great opportunity for everyone in the community to learn what we do here in Monrovia, everything from government, nonprofits, code enforcement, you name it," she said. "(It's) just a great opportiunity to come down and find out what city government does and how you can participate."
The following is a news release with information on how residents can join.
It’s that time of the year again. MAP is now accepting applications for our 2013 Leadership Academy, which will begin this September 12, 2013. The MAP Leadership Academy provides a foundation of knowledge to jump-start and sustain your work in the community. If you are ready to take the first steps to becoming a connected member of the Monrovia community and a positive presence in your neighborhood and in Monrovia, please fill out your application. The Leadership Academy will be held over 7 weeks, ending with a graduation ceremony in which graduates are honored by Monrovia City Council. The schedule for the academy is as follows:
Day/Hour: Thursdays, 7 – 9 p.m.
Location: Monrovia Community Center, 119 W Palm Ave, Monrovia
September 12 MAP, Monrovia & You
September 19 Connecting in the Community
September 26 Local Government
October 3 Public Health & Safety
October 10 Tools & Resources
October 17 Public Speaking & Facilitation Training
October 24 Putting Theory to Practice
November 5 MAP Leader Graduation
This year’s class size will be limited to 25 participants, so don’t
miss out and be sure to submit you application.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Alfredo with the MAP Team at 626-932-5504.Click here to get an application.