Civic Academy

Learn about your City, connect with neighbors, and find out ways to get involved in your community! The Academy provides participants a great opportunity to meet and connect with neighbors, other interested residents, City staff and elected officials. Participants will learn about the organization of the City, how it works and how it is evolving to face future challenges.

For more information contact Carly Lorentz, Management Analyst at 303-235-2867 or


The City of Wheat Ridge Civic Education and Governance Academy introduces members of the community to the City’s organization, and helps prepare them for active participation in Wheat Ridge's municipal government.

Come LEAD Wheat Ridge!
The City of Wheat Ridge Civic Academy will allow residents to:
Learn about the issues and opportunities facing the City
Engage themselves and others to improve the community
Advocate for their community through participation
edicate themselves to making Wheat Ridge a great place to live, work and play

Why Should You Participate in the Civic Education and Governance Academy?
  • You will learn about the challenges and opportunities in Wheat Ridge and how elected officials and staff are focused on delivering results that improve the community.
  • The Academy is a great opportunity to meet other active Wheat Ridge residents, City staff and elected officials.
  • You will learn about opportunities to become more involved in municipal government.