Citizens Academy


F.O.C.U.S. Greater Syracuse in partnership with University College of Syracuse University, Onondaga County, and the City of Syracuse, offers 35 selected applicants a free 8-week interactive course of study on how local governments are organized and how services are funded and delivered.  It is a place to learn about citizen involvement through an integrated approach to economic vitality, social equity and a healthy environment.  Sessions meet at various locations throughout the Greater Syracuse area.

The 2016 Citizens Academy Application Period is Now Closed.

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Banner bottom logosCitizens Academy is a collaboration of the City of Syracuse, Onondaga County, University College of Syracuse University and F.O.C.U.S. Greater Syracuse.

Download the 2016 Citizens Academy brochure here.

2016 Brochure Cover