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MAP Leadership Academies

The MAP Adult Leadership Academy, established in 2009, offers Monrovia residents a chance to understand local government, become neighborhood leaders, and actively engage in community building. Whether you're a resident, business owner, or from another city seeking fresh community ideas, everyone is welcome to join our Monrovia Area Partnership team!

Following the 7 weeks of learning and relationship building, a graduation ceremony in front of City Council celebrates your achievement as an official MAP Leader! Embrace the role by keeping the community informed, providing resources, and being a leader in various aspects of your life.

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Adult Leadership Academy

The MAP Adult Leadership Academy was established to enlighten residents about city government operations, impart leadership skills, and offer resources for active community involvement. Held annually, the academy equips graduates with a strong knowledge base to kickstart their community endeavors. Numerous MAP leaders have served or are currently serving in roles across neighborhoods, organizations, boards and commissions, and even the City Council. With over 400 graduated leaders, you have the opportunity to join them and contribute to the positive change. Will you be our next MAP Leader?

Youth Leadership Academy

The MAP Youth Leadership Academy, open to grades 6-12, offers a chance to acquire education, skills, and resources essential for leadership. Taking the first step towards exceptional leadership involves seizing opportunities to enhance oneself, positively influencing others, and making a difference in the community!

This free program, running annually from September-October for seven consecutive Wednesdays, encourages youth to step out of their comfort zones.

Activities include public speaking, understanding local government, leadership development, resume building, mock interviews, and more.

Graduates emerge as MAP leaders, integral to our MAP program. Will you join the ranks of our empowered youth leaders?

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