The Alexandria Citizens Academy: Get to Know Your City!

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September 9, 2009

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• The Alexandria Citizens Academy is an 8-week program that allows residents to get to know their City government.

• The deadline for applications is Friday, September 25.

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The City of Alexandria’s Citizen Assistance Department offers the 8-week Alexandria Citizens Academy program, which provides residents with the opportunity to gain exposure and learn about City government through first-hand experience with the wide range of government functions, services, activities and issues.

Classes will take place on Thursdays, October 1 through November 19, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Meetings will occur in various locations around the City. The Citizens Academy is open to City residents ages 18 and over, and to business owners within the City limits.

Class size is limited to 15 to 20 students and space fills up quickly! The deadline for registration is Friday, September 25. To request an application, please visit, call 703.746.4800 for a fax, or pick up a copy at City Hall, 301 King St., Room 1900.

Submit completed application forms by fax to 703.838.6426, or by hand delivery or postal mail to 301 King St., Room 1900, Alexandria VA 22314. For additional information, contact Elaine Scott at 703.746.4800 or

For more information, contact Andrea Blackford, Communications Officer, Office of Communications, at 703.746.3959 or