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The Citizens Leadership Academy is a free program aimed at educating Riviera Beach's community about City operations while building a bridge between citizens and their municipal government. By doing so, we believe we are equipping tomorrow's leaders today!

So, join us for our next Citizens Leadership Academy of 2022 (2024) and enhance your experience in the City.

Twenty-Five participants will be selected to attend this seven-week session that will be held every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Departmental Presentations: beginning August 13th - September 24th (every Tuesday)Participant Registration: 7/1-7/26/2024
Member Orientation: Tuesday, August 6th
Member Headshots: Tuesday, August 6th

Class graduation on Wednesday October 2nd, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. during the Regular City Council Meeting.



          Click here for application.


  • Please make sure to view this District Map to help you complete the application. 
  • Feel free to let others know that they can apply! share our flyer.


    Participant Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Be willing to attend all seven workshops from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Be a resident, business owner or other member of the community whose place of residence or business is located within the Riviera Beach city limits.



  • City Administration  & Public Safety and Security : City Manager's Office, Police Department, Fire Department, Information Technology Department
  • Internal Operations & Quality of Life Services:  City Attorney's Office, Finance Department, Human Resources Department, Library Department,  Parks and Recreation Department, City Clerk's Office,  Procurement Department
  • Infrastructure & Development:  Utility Special District, Development Services, Public Works


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Assistant to City Manager
Valerie Grimsley, BLS, MACS, CPLC
Office Line: (561) 812-6598