Citizens Leadership Academy is a series of classes offered each fall to help you develop your skills as a neighborhood or community leader. Many graduates of the Citizens Leadership Academy go on to leadership roles in neighborhood organizations, City of East Point boards and commissions and East Point City Council Members.
Who May Attend
Citizens Leadership Academy is free of charge for residents and business owners of the City of East Point. Class size is limited to 25 to encourage participants to interact with each other and with instructors.
Each Citizens Leadership Academy session consists of ten classes focused on three major themes:
Leadership Development, Communication Dynamics, and Asset-Based Community Development.
Participants must complete a minimum of eighty percent (80%) of the ten (10) classes to receive the Citizens Leadership Academy certificate. The certificates will be presented in a separate recognition ceremony for all the the graduates of the program.