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Yavapai County Citizens Academy is Back

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Marking the return of the Yavapai County Citizens Academy, which had been suspended due to the Covid outbreak, registration will open on August 9, 2023.

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This educational initiative aims to provide Yavapai County residents with an insightful understanding of their government’s inner workings, fostering open communication channels, and offering clarity on how County services impact citizens’ daily lives.

Individuals interested in participating in this program can apply by visiting YavapaiAZ.GOV and navigating to the Citizens Academy section, or by following this direct link:

Yavapai County Board of Supervisors Chairman James Gregory said, “The Citizens Academy provides a great opportunity to learn about and engage with your local government. If you have never attended this class, I strongly recommend you register today. The class will fill up quickly.”

Applicants seeking to attend the Citizens Academy must complete the application process online at YavapaiAZ.GOV.

Throughout the course, participants will engage with the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors, County leaders, and fellow citizens in a collaborative and informative manner. By course completion, participants will possess an enhanced understanding of the structural framework and operations of various County departments that contribute to community well-being.

The Citizens Academy is free of charge and open to Yavapai County residents aged 18 or older. This comprehensive eight-class program will run from 9/7/23 through 10/19/23, located at 1015 Fair St in Prescott, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM, and will include dinner. With a capacity of 20 attendees, registration will be conducted on a first-come, first-served basis.

It’s important to note that the applicants for the Citizens Academy should be able to attend a minimum of 7 of the 8 classes. These classes are not intended for political debates, but rather to encourage questions and facilitate learning.

For additional details, please contact the Yavapai County Communications Office at 928-442-5204 or via email at

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