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Applications Available for City of Winston-Salem University

The city is inviting citizens to apply for the next class of City of Winston-Salem University, to be held for 12 weeks starting Aug. 24, 2023. This free, in-person program gives citizens a better understanding of city government, including the responsibilities of various city departments and the city’s role in the community.

Classes meet Thursday evenings for three hours. Topics will include city governance and finance, sanitation, utilities operations, transportation, public safety, planning and economic development, housing and recreation.

Class size is limited to 20 city residents who will be selected through an application process. Participants must live in Winston-Salem. Applications will be evaluated based on the reason for participating, leadership potential and diversity.

Applications must be received by 5 p.m. July 21. The application and more information are posted online.

Apply for CWSU at

 Applications are also available by calling CityLink 311.

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