1) A better understanding of how, when and by whom decisions about Omaha’s built environment get made 2) A better understanding of how to engage in that process
Participants will learn how different values and decisions shape Omaha’s built environment. The workshops will include topics on local government structure, planning, city engineering, active transportation, public transit and the role of neighborhood associations. Speakers will emphasize when and how the public can impact the development process in a constructive way.
We are currently accepting applications for the Spring 2017 Academy. The Spring 2017 Citizens' Academy for Omaha's Future will be held on Thursday evenings for seven weeks beginning on March 30th and ending on May 11th. Classes will be held from 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM each week. The cost to attend the Academy is $50 and payment instructions will be sent with acceptance letters.
To apply for the Spring Citizens' Academy please fill out the form below. Applications will be accepted until March 9th at 5:00 PM. PLEASE SUBMIT BY SELECTING THE "SUBMIT" BUTTON. Upon submission scroll to the top of the page for a submission confirmation.
Please be sure to answer all questions thoughtfully and thoroughly as the selection committee selects participants primarily upon application responses.