The Mayor’s City Academy is a unique 10-week program that provides an inside look at the City of Orlando’s government. This year’s free program begins on March 10 and will be held on Thursday evenings at 5:30 p.m. at locations around the city.
Applications for the program are currently being accepted. (January 11, 2016 application deadline)
Here are four reasons why you should participate in the Mayor’s City Academy:
Get a Closer Look
The Mayor’s City Academy features site visits, field demonstrations and department tours. You’ll get a one-of-a-kind opportunity to take a closer look at the City’s services and initiatives. The 10-week program is an ideal way to learn about the tremendous efforts of City employees to make Orlando “The City Beautiful.”
Take a Backstage Tour of the City
The Mayor’s City Academy gives you a private tour of Orlando, including inside looks at City Hall, Community Venues, the Orlando Police Department and the Orlando Fire Department.
Develop a New Perspective
You have a chance to step into to the role of a fire fighter or a police officer and see what life is like in their departments.
Discover Ways to Get Involved
The program offers insight into ways that you can get involved in your community, highlighting volunteer opportunities as well as City Boards.