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Learn the Basics of Advocacy and how Government Works at this FREE Seminar

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE) presents its fall seminar, “Democracy Needs You! Five Essential Advocacy Tools that will Shape Your World.” Forget the days of “Schoolhouse Rock” – our guest expert facilitator, professor, and long-time community activist Nancy Amidei is the real deal. This seminar will cover the basic functions […]


City’s Leadership Program Graduates New Class of Civic Organizers

On May 20, 26 “up-and-coming” community leaders celebrated their graduation from the People’s Academy for Community Engagement, a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON). Known as PACE, the nine-month program provides leadership training in community involvement and civic engagement to emerging leaders interested in serving their community. Deputy Mayor Andrea Riniker, City Councilmember Sally […]


PACE Students Learn about Sustaining Involvement

The  2013-2014 PACE participants are getting ready to graduate! Last week’s session on Sustaining Involvement was the last of their 8-month journey to gain skills in leadership and organizing. The 26 participants have completed six community projects throughout the city and have attended eight skill-building sessions. Sustaining Involvement focused on these questions: how do we […]


PACE Participants Learn About Meeting Facilitation at January Workshop

This month, PACE facilitators and participants explored the art and skill of meeting facilitation. Several alternative meeting formats were introduced, including design charrettes and the World Café model. Participants learned about World Café’s conversational process, and its potential to build relationships and grow and sustain community groups. Participants are looking forward to integrating different meeting […]


Free PACE Seminar Tuesday, February 11

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ PACE Program presents “Creating Networks That Thrive,” a free seminar on Tuesday, February 11 at Seattle University Administration Building, Rm. 307 from 6:00 -8:00 p.m. Join Karma Ruder from the Center for Ethical Leadership as she discusses ways that relational networking enhances community organizations and coalitions for the common good and […]


Neighborhood Park and Street Fund Application Deadline Approaching!

Don’t miss your chance to get funding to improve a sidewalk, park or street in your neighborhood!  February 3 is the deadline to apply to this year’s Neighborhood Park and Street Fund.  To learn more and download an application, click here.


PACE Participants Learn About Inclusive Outreach and Public Engagement at December Workshop

This month, PACE facilitators helped participants discuss their own experiences with power, understand the impact of inequity, and learn about some of the ways Seattle is working to change outcomes. The emerging leaders in PACE were given the opportunity to review many of the techniques found in the Inclusive Outreach and Public Engagement toolkit from […]


Neighborhood Park and Street Fund now Accepting Applications

Deadline is February 3.  Click here to read more.


Our Neighborhood District Coordinators: New Face and Changes

We are pleased to announce a new Neighborhood District Coordinator to the Central Region. Laurie Ames, whom many of you know, will be joining the team beginning Jan. 2. Laurie has worked at DoN since 1991 and has served in a variety of leadership capacities, the latest as a Neighborhood Matching Fund Project Manager. While […]


Job Opportunity with Seattle Department of Neighborhoods: Be a part of engaging Seattle’s neighborhoods

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has an opening for a Neighborhood District Coordinator. This full-time regular position is responsible for advising community organizations in interpreting and responding to City policies and providing support to community organizations, community councils, neighborhood associations, and neighborhood district councils. Neighborhood District Coordinators also serve as a communication conduit to Seattle’s elected […]