The Academy follows Coro’s 70-year model of developing diverse leaders to work together across differences to create solutions for the common good.
The model includes:
-Seminars and Focus Days: Seminars focus on building skills in a team setting and focus days provide understanding of city departments, people and processes.
-Leader Interviews: Participants interview San Francisco department leaders and elected officials to establish relationships and understanding.
-Community Clinics: Seminars include opportunities to share experiences, insights and advice in a confidential peer coaching setting.
-Group Project: At the end of the program, participants will give a public report to the community in response to a challenge provided by the District Supervisor for citizen input.
Proposed D11 Academy Dates and Topics
Kick-off Session – Fri., February 23, 5:30 – 8 pm
Focus: Orientation and community reception
Session One – Sat., February 24, 9 am – 4 pm
Focus: District 11 Overview
Session Two – Wed., March 7, 6-9 pm
Focus: The Legislative Process
Session Three – Sat., March 24, 9 am – 4 pm
Focus: District 11 Transportation
Session Four – Wed., April 4, 6-9 pm
Focus: The Budget
Session Five – Sat., April 14, 9 am – 4 pm
Focus: District 11 Land Use
Session Six – Wed., April 25, 6-9 pm
Focus: The Planning Process
Session Seven – Sat., May 5, 9 am – 4 pm
Focus: District 11 Housing
Session Eight & Community Presentation – Wed., May 16, 6-9
Focus: Share group project with community
D11 Academy Timeline
-Nov 15th: Online Application opens
-Jan 1st: Online Application deadline
-Feb 1st: Selected participants announced
-Feb. 23rd Launch Academy
-May 16: 1st Class Graduates