Leadership Academy

SHLA is a 4-week Leadership Academy to give community members the opportunity to learn more about City government.

  1. The SHLA 4-week Leadership Academy is full! Thank you to everyone who signed up. For those that missed this session, we will have another opportunity to join in the future. Please stay tuned!

    The SHLA will provide an in-depth look at local government as well as opportunities for participants to interact with City staff and elected officials.  The interactive sessions will be led by representatives from all City departments.

    SHLA will help make City functions more transparent and accessible to Signal Hill residents and community members. SHLA will provide information and insight about the City so that residents can become informed, effective, and inspired community leaders. The program is designed to foster collaboration and partnership between the City and its community. 

    Why participate? To learn about City government, how it works, how to get more involved, and how it impacts your neighborhood! The Signal Hill Leadership Academy is a great opportunity to meet other active Signal Hill residents, organizations, City staff and elected officials. 

    Participants must live in the City of Signal Hill. Deadline to register is Thursday, September 14, 2023. Class is limited to 20 participants, on a first come first serve basis. 

    Dinner and refreshments will be served. 

    Dates & Time: Every Thursday, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, September 28 - October 24 

    In Person Location:  Library Community Room


    Thursday, September 28: City Administration, City Attorney’s Office

    Thursday, October 5: Police Department and Los Angeles County Fire 

    Thursday, October 12: Parks, Recreation, and Library Services and Public Works

    Thursday, October 19: Community Development and Finance 

    Tuesday, October 24 (Council Meeting): Graduation – Presentation of Certificates 

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