It is important to plan to attend all eight weeks as resources are prepared and reserved for program participants. Your commitment and weekly attendance to the program is very appreciated as it offers the greatest experience and connections for all invested in the program and provides the best program results. Please apply if you can attend on all dates.
The 2024 program schedule dates are as follows:
Engage Brea is a eight-week program hosted by the City, in partnership with California State University, Fullerton Professor Scott Spitzer, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Political Science.
This unique opportunity provides participants a general overview of City operations, departments, and external agencies that affect our community. This program will offer one-on-one experiences with City staff, local elected officials, and academic leadership to promote community engagement and offer beneficial skills and knowledge to address community issues and work together for the enhancement of our community.
All members of Brea's community, 16 years or older, are invited to participate. We welcome all segments of the community to participate, including those with varied educational and cultural backgrounds, and future leaders interested in local government participation. The program is not restricted to Brea residents. However, Brea residents will be given a pre-registration opportunity through February 15, 2024.
Please answer all questions and fill out the application completely, including the Waiver and Release of Liability and Assumption of Risk. Applications must be thoroughly completed and submitted online.
Participants will be required to sign a copy of the application and Waiver and Release of Liability and Assumption of Risk on the first day of the program before it begins.
Applications will be accepted until March 15, 2024, or all seats are reserved.
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