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Neighborhood Leadership Academy

Neighborhood Leadership

Registration Now Open for the City’s 2019 Neighborhood Leadership Academy

Design a park, see K-9 officers in action, tour City facilities, and discuss with City staff current issues in the community are just a sample of interesting activities Las Cruces residents can experience in the City’s upcoming Neighborhood Leadership Academy. Applications are due 5:00 p.m. Friday, January 25, 2019 for the spring semester. Only 20 openings are available. Classes begin on Wednesday, February 6 and end on May 22, 2019.

This program is designed to:

  • Be informative, interactive and engaging to provide a positive experience for residents,

  • Help community members better understand how their City government operates and how they can work with their City government to preserve and improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods, and

  • Provide additional opportunity for City staff and residents to network and coordinate.

    Anyone who lives in the city limits and is 18 years of age is eligible to apply to the academy. Applications are available on the City’s website by clicking on Neighborhood Leadership Academy, or by stopping by at City Hall, 700 N. Main St., at the City Manager’s Office. Residents who have confirmed registration will receive a fully detailed schedule at the first class.

    Dates scheduled for the 2019 Academy are:
    Wednesdays – February 6, 13, 20, 27
    Wednesdays – March 13, 20
    Wednesdays – April 3, 10, 17, 24
    Wednesdays – May 1, 8, 15
    Monday – May 20, Council Recognition (1 p.m.)
    Wednesday – May 22, Graduation