This article explains how to design and host a Civic Leadership Academy on a college campus. The author provides detailed advice regarding topics, speakers, and central talking points, while also guiding readers through a series of questions they should ask – and answer – before hosting their own leadership academy. The academy covers a wide range of topics appropriate for campus and off-campus audiences ranging from novices to experienced civic activists. Topics include: critical thinking, fake news, contacting elected officials, the policymaking process, protesting, and community problem-solving. The model can be adopted in whole or in part and the author provides added value by incorporating hyperlinks to key resources, including actual footage of all six sessions of academy described. This brief article provides everything you need to know about how to host a successful Civic Leadership Academy on your campus!
Bennion, Elizabeth A.
"How to Host a Civic Leadership Academy on Your Campus,"
eJournal of Public Affairs: Vol. 9
, Article 8.
Available at: https://bearworks.missouristate.edu/ejopa/vol9/iss2/8