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Hey Neighbor: Meet Hilary Nichols

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 Hilary Nichols Hilary Nichols has been coordinating our People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE) since 2016 and has since discovered a passion for educating… [Read more]

Learn civic leadership at the People’s Academy for Community Engagement

Accepting applications through Monday, September 30; classes begin October 12 Learn civic leadership and navigating local government at Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE). Developed for the next wave of community leaders, PACE is taking applications for its fall quarter classes which run from October 12… [Read more]

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

Vera Njuguna joined our Community Liaisons program team in April. She serves as a project manager focused on coordinating community outreach and engagement opportunities between Community Liaisons and various city department projects. Get to know a little bit more about Vera below: Where did you grow up? I was born… [Read more]

Stanley Tsao joins Community Liaisons team

Stanley Tsao is a recent addition to our Community Liaisons program team. He serves as a project manager focused on transportation related projects such as Vision Zero and Transportation Equity. Get to know a little bit about Stanley below: Where did you grow up? I grew up in Hong Kong,… [Read more]

Seattle Youth Commission now accepting applications

The City of Seattle is now accepting applications for the Seattle Youth Commission (SYC), a 15-member commission of ages 13-19 that addresses issues of importance to youth. Appointed by the Mayor and Seattle City Council, youth serving on this commission work with elected officials, City staff, community leaders, and young… [Read more]

People’s Academy for Community Engagement now accepting applications

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. Spring Quarter begins June 1 and runs through June 29. During the 5-week program, 25-30 emerging leaders (18 years and up) learn hands-on strategies… [Read more]

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]