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What is The Citizens Academy?
The City is the Citizen

We are a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization. We help citizens learn together, connect with each other and take action on issues important to community well-being. We do this by providing them with the knowledge, tools and self-confidence to constructively engage both citizens and institutions in service of creating a better city. Do you wish to learn how to gain immediately? Engage in together with the online casino spiele kostenlos ohne anmeldung correct now. There exists a ton of money and also enjoyable!

What do we do?
That's a great question

To influence decisions, you need to know where decisions are made. We help you understand how to take a systems approach to the city we live in, leverage public engagement, and work constructively with local government and other organizations.

More about Learning


We believe the best discussions happen when diverse people share their ideas in a respectful environment. We provide a supportive and safe place to meet each other and discuss civic issues that matter to you, free from judgment.

More about Connecting


Citizens are ready to help shape their city. Our network provides ongoing support to your team with people who can help you transform your passions into action.

More about Acting

What's been happening
From the blog
Citizens Academy Community Impact Report 2014-2015
Citizens Academy 2014-2015 Community Impact Report
We are very proud to release to you our 2014-2015 Community Impact Report. This is a special time for all of us here at Citizens Academy. But I won [...]
Placemakers converge in Montreal
Over 40 individuals, zealous about community and people’s connection to place, spent a day together in Montreal to dream about the future of placema [...]
Deepening Community by Paul Born
Deepening Community with Paul Born: An inspirational day on how to get things done!
I had the privilege of attending the recent Tamarack Institute workshop here in Ottawa with President, Paul Born. The workshop was called Deepening Co [...]
You and What Army? an Alumni Learning Event
Citizens all over Ottawa are doing great work to create belonging, support, service and empathy in their neighbourhoods. However, in a current climate [...]
A Big Thank You

In recognition of the generous financial support


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Anonymous Donor X 6, Audrey Galbraith Memorial Fund, Ian Glen, Jackie Holzman, Donna & Fred Kaufman, Barbara McInnes, Alex Munter, Shirley Westeinde

The support and contributions of our partners

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Citizens Academy’s hope is to be able to offer all communications in both French and English, but currently, it does not have the capacity to translate web content and newsletters.