FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 3, 2015
Register Today for Community Engagement University
City program helps residents to better connect with their government
Curious about how the City of Kansas City, Mo., government works? Want to learn from City staff how to improve your community? Sign up for Community Engagement University: a free program designed to connect residents with government to build a better Kansas City.
Community Engagement University is a free, hands-on, interactive program for Kansas City, Mo., residents 18 years of age and older. The sessions cover basic knowledge of the City’s functions and operations.
The eight-week program will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 8 from 6-8 p.m. at City Hall, located at 414 E. 12th St. Community Engagement University sessions will continue once per week on Tuesday nights through Oct. 27. Residents must register to participate by enrolling online at kcmo.gov/ceu or by calling 816-513-1313.
WHY PARTICIPATE IN THE UNIVERSITY?
- Gain a better understanding of how local government functions
- Participate and interact with knowledgeable staff to better learn and understand how City finances, operations, projects and services are developed, distributed and executed
- Serve as role model for community and neighborhood residents
- Help improve the quality of life for Kansas City residents
- Build a livable, sustainable community
- Learn about volunteer opportunities in city government
Session 1 – Local Government 101 (Sept. 8)
Session 2 – We Keep this City Clean (Sept. 15)
Session 3 – We Keep This City Safe (Sept. 22)
Session 4 – Dollars and Sense (Sept. 29)
Session 5 – We Keep This City Healthy and Active (Oct. 6)
Session 6 – We Build and Improve This City (Oct. 13)
Session 7 – We Are in Your Neighborhood Part I (Oct. 20)
Session 8 – We Are in Your Neighborhood Part II (Oct. 27)
Registration is open but seating is limited.