August 1, 2022
COMPLETE COMMUNITIES UNIVERSITY LEADERSHIP TRAINING PROMOTES CIVIC ENGAGEMENT
Emerging leaders invited to apply for fall 2022 course
Application Deadline: August 31, 2022
The Department of Neighborhoods (DON) invites Houston residents committed to making a positive impact in their communities to apply for Fall 2022 Complete Communities University (CCU) leadership training. The 8-week course will run September 21 – November 9. The classes will be held online via Microsoft Teams and in person on Wednesday evenings, 6-8:30 p.m. The application deadline is August 31, 2022.
The CCU program educates emerging leaders on how to effectively engage residents in civic activities to vitalize and empower neighborhoods. Course topics include leadership development through civic engagement, volunteerism, voter education, how city and county governments function and impact neighborhoods, and how to effectively navigate City services and local resources. Course participants are challenged to devise civic engagement strategies based on the unique character, interests and needs of their neighborhoods.
CCU classes are conducted by DON staff with extensive experience in civic engagement and knowledge of Houston communities. The classes include presentations by subject experts from City departments and community organizations.
For application guidelines and to apply, go to www.houstontx.gov/neighborhoods/ccu.html. Applicants must be residents of Houston. Applications must be received by 5 p.m., August 31, 2022.
The CCU program is administered by DON’s Office of Neighborhood Engagement. For more information, call 832-393-1061 or email Paul.Green@houstontx.gov.