A 10 week opportunity to interact with the Mayor and Department Directors and understand city government. The Citizen's Academy application opens July 1 and closes August 1, 2018.


Applicant criteria: A City of Lansing resident (either homeowner or renter) and 18 years or older. Considerations for AP Government high school students will be made. Applicants must complete an application for consideration. Applicants cannot be running for, or currently serving in, an elected oce.The rst class will be a cohort of 24.

Admitted participants will be notified beginning: Wednesday, August 15, 2018. If the number of applicants exceed 24, we will have a waiting list for seat declines and for the next academy.

Electronic applications can be found at: lansingneighborhoods.info/citizensacademy