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People’s Academy for Community Engagement is poppin’

Our People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE) has been “popping up” in unexpected places lately! Through the new PACE Pop-Up model, a condensed version of the program’s civics training is being made available throughout the city. PACE Pop-Ups were developed to expand access by creating a portable and free version… [Read more]

Vera Njuguna joins Community Liaisons team

Stanley Tsao joins Community Liaisons team

Seattle Youth Commission now accepting applications

People’s Academy for Community Engagement now accepting applications

Get to know our new External Relations Division Director: Waing Waing

WAING WAING Division Director for External Relations   Where did you grow up: In Gaborone, Botswana. I was born in Burma and when I was five, my family moved to Botswana and I grew up there. What neighborhood do you call home: I have lived in the Central District since… [Read more]

People’s Academy for Community Engagement now accepting applications

Deadline to apply is February 11. Winter Quarter classes begin February 23. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is accepting applications to the People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE), our civic leadership development program for the next wave of community leaders. The Winter Quarter begins Saturday, February 23 and runs through March… [Read more]

Seattle Youth Commission and People’s Academy for Community Engagement team up to elevate the voice of Seattle’s youth

Seattle Youth Commission (SYC) coordinator Leslie Daniels and People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE) coordinator Hilary Nichols wanted to explore how they might elevate the voice of Seattle’s youth by connecting them with the hands-on engagement and leadership development that forms the backbone of the PACE curriculum. “We were missing… [Read more]

Hey Neighbor: Meet Nicole Jekich

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Hey Neighbor! series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle.   Meet Nicole Jekich Nicole is an alum of the Spring 2018 session of our People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE). She is a food-obsessed game designer, writer,… [Read more]

Moving Seattle Forward: Transportation Equity and the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods

At first glance, the challenge of providing accessible, affordable, and convenient transportation options seems outside the scope of the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. Yet, as part of our mission to provide resources and opportunities for community members to build strong communities and improve their quality of life, we play an… [Read more]