The Citizens' Academy for Omaha's Future is designed for leaders from neighborhoods, businesses, and community organizations to provide knowledge, skills, and connections for participants to advocate for their vision of the community. The outcomes for attendees include a better understanding of who, when, and how Omaha’s built environment is made, as well as ways to engage in that process.
- Regional Planning and Visions of the Future
- Land Use and Complete Streets
- Transit and Active Transportation/Healthy Living
- Navigating Local Government
- Graduation & Action Plans
The Citizens' Academy for Omaha's Future begins in October 2017 and includes weekly 3-hour evening sessions on Thursdays. The cost to participate is $50 dollars, with only 20 citizens selected for the Fall 2017 session. Scholarships are available.
Register online by Thursday, August 31.
Contact Michael Van Sant
The Citizens’ Academy for Omaha’s Future is sponsored by the Douglas County Health Department, Live Well Omaha, Metropolitan Area Planning Agency, Midtown Neighborhood Alliance, Mode Shift Omaha, Omaha by Design, and ONE Omaha.
About ONE Omaha
One Omaha, founded in 2015, is a public-private initiative dedicated to actively facilitating the development of neighborhoods in the City of Omaha through communication, education, and advocacy.
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