Multilingual Community Outreach Program


Spanish Sessions

March 20 – May 22, 2019

Deadline for registration: February 22, 2018

The Spanish Civic Leadership Academy is a ten-week program designed to expand residents' awareness of local government, City services, and increase civic engagement, leadership, and volunteering. Each session is presented by representatives of the different City Departments. Some presentations will be translated simultaneously.

Complete an application to participate (combined English and Spanish application)

Participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn how the Mountain View City Government works
  • Know about the services and programs that each department offers
  • Meet the members of the City Council and staff
  • Understand how Mountain View citizens can participate and get involved in issues that affect the community 
  • Know your neighbors
  • Be a model and source of resources for other members of the community
  • Connect with nonprofit organizations in Mountain View

Objectives of the Program:

  1. Educate and increase knowledge about the issues and functions of the City, services, activities
  2. Develop awareness of the role of residents in the city government
  3. Prepare individuals to serve in advisory groups and committees
  4. Explore opportunities to serve on nonprofit boards in the community.

Hours and location:

The 2019 Civic Leadership Academy will meet every Wednesday from 5:15-8:30 pm, from March 20 through May 22. The sessions will be held in localities of the City according to the subject that is covered. A light dinner will be offered and classes are free to the public. The space, limited to 25 participants, will be awarded to the first 25 participants who submit the application. The deadline to apply is February 22, 2018.

For more information, Nancy Ducos can be reached at 650-903-6145 or nancy.ducos@mountainview.gov .

Sessions:

Date Theme
March 20:  City Manager, City Clerk and City Council
March 27: Public Works
April 3: Community Services
April 10: Community Development
April 17:  Community Resources
April 24 Police department
May 1: Fire Department
May 8: Finance and Administration
May 15: Public Library
May 22: Graduation

 

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