(Mountain View, Calif.)— After a successful pilot year, the City of Mountain View will hold another Spanish Language Civic Leadership Academy starting March 21. Registration is now open for Spanish-speaking residents of Mountain View to participate. The Academy is a free, nine-week program designed to improve understanding of government and City services. It also encourages participants to increase their civic engagement, leadership and volunteerism in our community and prepares individuals to serve on Council Advisory Bodies and Committees. Space is limited to 28 participants and registration closes on February 23.
The Academy will include sessions led by representatives from various City of Mountain View departments to explain their services, an opportunity to meet City Council members and engage in discussions about how residents can become involved in issues that affect the community. The Academy is free to participants, and registration will continue through February 23.
Sessions will be held most Wednesdays from 5:30—8:00 p.m. starting March 21 through May 23 at various City facilities according to subject. A light meal will be offered and childcare will be provided by the Recreation Department. For more information and to apply to the program, visit the City website at www.MountainView.gov/Civico, or call the Multilingual Community Outreach Program (MCOP) at (650) 903-6145.
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Christina Gilmore, Assistant to the City Manager
(650) 903-6215, Christina.Gilmore@mountainview.gov
Shonda Ranson, Communications Coordinator
(650) 903-6302, SRanson@mountainview.gov