The Avondale Citizen Leadership Academy is sponsored by the City of Avondale to foster civic leadership and citizen participation. It seeks to prepare Avondale residents and business owners to become active in the community by educating them on how the city operates and how they can contribute to its success. The program includes a series of workshops on such topics as budget and finance; keeping Avondale informed; building strong neighborhoods; transit; courts; developing Avondale; roads, water, and waste; public safety; and a quality of life.
Year Founded: 2000 with a standalone program starting in 2006
Geographic Focus: Avondale
Avondale, AZ, 85323