The City of Savannah Citizens' Academy is an 8-session program intended to immerse residents into the workings of their City government. The academy includes on-site visits, presentations by key City officials, and other hands-on activities.
Interested citizens must be willing to commit to attend all of the once-a-week classes, which generally run 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
A maximum of 25 students will be accepted each year for the academy, which will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. A $5 nonrefundable entrance fee is required.
For more information on the Citizens' Academy, contact Lesa Hagins at (912) 525-3100 ext 1335.
Classes are:Session 1: Tuesday, May 2: 6-8 p.m. City Hall (2 East Bay Street)Session 2: Thursday, May 4Session 3: Tuesday, May 9Session 4: Thursday, May 11Session 5: Tuesday, May 16Session 6: Thursday, May 18Session 7: Tuesday, May 23Session 8: Thursday, May 25