Elk Grove 101

What Makes Our City Run? Find Out at Elk Grove 101!

About Elk Grove 101

If you’ve considered becoming more involved in city government, this free class is for you!

Elk Grove 101, an immersive new seven-session course designed to engage, empower, and enlighten community members about their local government. The City of Elk Grove is offering this course for anyone 18 and older who lives or works in Elk Grove. Classes will meet weekly from April 2 to May 7. Most sessions are scheduled 6pm to 8pm at District56.  

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What to Expect

Explore the Foundations

Delve into the core principles that shape Elk Grove's governance structure and services. 

Navigate the Processes

Gain insights into the departments, processes, and projects that drive our community forward. 

Connect with Leaders

Engage with local leaders and discover the vision for Elk Grove's future. 

Interactive Learning

Experience dynamic sessions where you'll actively participate and absorb valuable knowledge. 

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Dinner and Materials Provided

We believe in making learning enjoyable, so dinner is on us! Enjoy a complimentary meal with fellow participants and share your thoughts on the topics covered. All course materials are provided to ensure you have everything you need for an enriching experience. 

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Limited Spaces Available

To maximize the learning experience, we're capping participation at 30 individuals. Register for Elk Grove 101 and be a part of the 2024 inaugural class.

Applications are due by March 1.


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Class Schedule

All sessions are scheduled from 6pm to 8pm at District56 unless otherwise noted.

  • Session 1: Orientation - April 2
  • Session 2: City Tour (10 a.m. to Noon) - April 6
  • Session 3:  Public Works - April 9
  • Session 4:  Addressing Housing Needs - April 16
  • Session 5:  Land Use and Planning - April 23
  • Session 6:  Police Department and Animal Services  - April 30
  • Session 7:  Code Enforcement, Recycling and Waste, and Closing Celebration  - May 7



Contact Christal Love-Lazard in the Community Engagement Office by email or call (916) 478-2220.