MAP Adult Leadership Academy

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MAP Adult Leadership Academy

If you are ready to take the first steps to becoming a connected member of the Monrovia community and a positive presence in your neighborhood, consider participating in the MAP Leadership Academy.

This Academy is held for seven consecutive Thursday evenings and covers material regarding local government, problem solving, leadership dynamics and more; giving graduates a solid foundation of knowledge to jump-start their work in the community.

2019 MAP Adult Leadership Academy

Academy Material

  • Class 1 - MAP, Monrovia & You
  • Class 2 - Connecting in the Community
  • Class 3 - Local Government 
  • Class 4 - Achieving Community Trust
  • Class 5 - Tools & Resources
  • Class 6 - Public Speaking & Facilitation Training
  • Class 7 - Putting Theory to Practice

Program Flyers

2019 ALA Flyer

Academy Feedback

“Monrovia Leadership Academy is absolutely inspiring to those citizens wishing to participate and contribute to the City's progressive well being. It is an honor and a welcome challenge to be in fellowship with community members willing to affect positive contribution- be it through planting a community garden, implementing uplifting programs for the underserved or simply standing in unity and support with neighbor, elected official or fellow leader.”

“I was very surprised as to the amount of information covered. The content was excellent and the exercises were obviously designed to sharpen our skills..”

“This is a fabulous experience! All of the presenters and the organizers are excellent. Every city should have such a wonderful program. I am investigating ways I can be useful in Monrovia and am inspired to give back. Thank you”

“I learned a lot about my city, and the many services it provides to the community. All the speakers were excellent, and had a good knowledge of their topic.”

When applications become available for the Leadership Academy, residents will be notified via the city website, city manager’s report and other city publications.  Join the 185 youth and adults who have participated in the MAP Youth Leadership Academy and are making a difference in our community!

We look forward to serving with you!