Fresno Citizens Academy Seeks Applicants

Applications are now being accepted for the next Fresno Citizens Academy, a free, eight-week program offering an in depth look at the inner workings of Fresno City government.

The Fresno Citizens Academy will be held on consecutive Tuesday nights from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. starting January 25. Sessions include presentations by Mayor Ashley Swearengin and other staff on the City’s budget and strategic goals. Participants will also learn about the operation of City departments including Police, Fire, Public Utilities, Public Works, Parks, Planning, and Transportation. Meetings are held at Fresno City Hall and other city facilities.

Additional information is available online at or by calling 621-CITY(2489).