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Citizens In Action
New Hanover County Citizens Academy​


This 10-week Citizens in Action (CIA) course is designed to educate participants about the operations involved in the variety of services provided by New Hanover County. Each week, students are presented with information about New Hanover County and will tour various county facilities.

This course is held on 10 consecutive Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at a one-time cost of $25, per participant. 

If you are interested in being a participant in the next course and have questions, you may send an e-mail to  Please include your name, address, contact phone number(s), and e-mail address (if different from the one being used to indicate your interest).​  You may also contact Human Resources & Community Relations at (910) 798-7178.

Below you may hear what other CIA participants said about the program: