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City of Bloomington, Indiana


To order to encourage more civic involvement through a basic understanding of City services, the HAND Department developed Citizens' Academy: a nine-week program that provides thirty participants with an interactive learning experience about City services, programs and responsibilities.


2017 Classes will be held every Thursday, August 31 through October 26 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


The 2017 agenda.

Applications for 2017 class are open through July 10, 2017.  Applying for the 2017 Citizens' Academy has now closed.  Applying after this time will put you on the 2017 Citizens' Academy waiting list and you will be contacted in the spring of 2018 regarding the following class.

In the meantime, you may contact Vickie Provine via phone (812.349.3505) or email ( should you have further questions.

Registration deadline - Monday, July 10, 2017.

Applying to Citizens' Academy