Apply for the Spring 2018 session of Gwinnett 101!

Have you ever wondered why a fire truck responds to your medical emergency, why the County has a SPLOST program, or how clean water gets to your house? The Gwinnett 101 Citizens Academy can help answer those questions and more.

Gwinnett County Government is accepting applications for the Spring 2018 class of Gwinnett 101 Citizens Academy. It’s a free program that seeks to develop and nurture informed and engaged residents, students, and business owners in Gwinnett. Class members will get a first-hand glimpse of how the County works and build a network with others who live, work, and learn in Gwinnett.

Classes will be held on Thursday evenings from 6:00pm to 9:00pm beginning with an orientation on Tuesday, April 12 and ending with graduation and recognition by the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, June 26.

Residents who are interested in participating in the program must be at least 18 years old and be a resident and/or business owner in Gwinnett or attend a Gwinnett college or university. They must also have an interest in learning about county government and be able to attend all sessions. Class size is limited to 30 participants who will be chosen by a selection committee.

Applications are available online at and must be received by Friday, March 9 in order to participate in the Spring 2018 session. 

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