Citizens Academy

The City of Placentia is excited to announce its Citizens Academy! The Placentia Citizens Academy will be an eight-week educational program designed to empower residents and businesses in learning more about the City, including how our City governance works, how decisions are made, learning about how City resources are allocated, as well as understanding how departments operate and learn about the magic of our operations behind the scenes. 

During this Academy, participants will have the opportunity to tour City facilities, ask questions, and become more informed and involved citizens. The Citizens Academy will begin on March 8th and run every Wednesday from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm through April 26th. 

To participate, you must:

  • Be a Placentia Resident or Business Owner
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Be interested in enhancing the community and developing your leadership skills
  • Commit to attending all sessions

All meetings will be held in person, and class size will be limited to ensure a great experience for all.

The City is accepting applications through Thursday, March 2nd at 5:00 pm. Click here to view the application and apply. 

For additional information, contact Nicolette Vialpando at (714) 993-8107 or