The application period for the 2022-2023 Ashland Community Leadership Academy is now closed. Check back in early 2024 for information about thenext CLA!


Program Details & Application Requirements

The 2022-2023 Ashland Community Leadership Academy (CLA) will take place from December 2022-May 2023 and will be limited to 18 participants to facilitate deeper discussion and a broader range of experiences. Applicants must live, volunteer or work within the corporate limits of the Town of Ashland and be high school seniors or beyond.

Applications must be submitted by November 15th, 2022 at 11:59pm to be considered. Participants will be selected based on the strength of their application, civic leadership potential, and the diversity of the applicants. Candidates who are not accepted will be placed on a waiting list and receive priority consideration if they choose to apply again the following year.

Click here to apply online.

Printed applications can be downloaded in English and Spanish and printed copies are also available for pickup at Town Hall (121 Thompson Street), Monday-Thursday from 7:30am-6pm.

Completed applications can be dropped off at Town Hall, emailed to Martha Miller or sent to the following address: 

Town of Ashland

ATTN: Martha Miller

P.O. Box 1600

Ashland, VA 23005