2019 Dana Point Candidate Academy

The Dana Point Chamber of Commerce Candidate Academy is intended to encourage civic participation in the electoral process in the South County region of the Orange County community.

The Candidate Academy will educate, inform and prepare potential candidates on the realities of running for and serving in public office. This nonpartisan seminar series will provide a wealth of training and resources and allow participants to interact with businesses and civic leaders.

The Academy begins October 2, 2019 and continues every Wednesday evening through October 23. Sessions will take place from 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. in the Pilot Room at the OC Sailing Center located at 34451 Ensenada Place in Dana Point. Students must attend all sessions in order to graduate, unless prior approval is obtained. The graduation reception is on Wednesday, October 23 from 6:45-7:30 p.m.

Space in the Academy is limited. The answers provided in this application will be used to select program participants. We strongly encourage applicants to review this application carefully and provide thorough answers.

Tuition is $149 per participant and will be due in full with completed application by September 4. If you are not selected to be part of the Candidate Academy the tuition cost will not be processed.

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