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Congratulations to the 21 Graduates of People’s Academy for Community Engagement

Last week, 21 “up-and-coming” community leaders celebrated their graduation from the People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE), a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. These emerging leaders went through the nine-month program to gain skills in leadership, community involvement, and civic engagement. Director Kathy Nyland attended the graduation event at… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Appoints Seven New Members to the Seattle Youth Commission

Yesterday the City of Seattle appointed seven members and re-appointed the eight existing members to the Seattle Youth Commission. The appointments occurred at a special City Council Committee meeting held at 4:00 p.m. to accommodate the schedules of the students. Appointed by the Mayor and Seattle City Council, the 15 youth… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Seeks Contractors for Outreach Work to Underrepresented Communities

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking individuals to do part-time outreach work to underrepresented communities in Seattle’s neighborhoods. Known as Public Outreach and Engagement Liaisons (POELs), these contractors must be connected to their respective cultures, fluent in the languages, and bi-cultural and bi-lingual. The languages we are presently seeking include… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Seeks Public Outreach and Engagement Liaisons

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking a Farsi speaking Public Outreach and Engagement Liaison (POEL) and a Sikh POEL. POELs are independent contractors with the City of Seattle. They must be connected to their respective culture and bilingual. The main tasks of a POEL are to provide: Quality translations…. [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Seeks Facilitators for Civic Leadership Development Program

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking experienced facilitators to lead sessions for its leadership development program People’s Academy for Community Engagement, also known as PACE. The presenters need to be experienced educators, trainers, or facilitators with a high degree of knowledge and experience in one or more of the following… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Now Accepting Applications for Seattle Youth Commission

The City of Seattle is now accepting applications for the Seattle Youth Commission (SYC), a commission of 15 Seattle residents ages 13-19 that address issues of importance to youth. Appointed by the Mayor and Seattle City Council, youth serving on this commission get a unique opportunity to work with elected… [ Keep reading ]

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. The fall session begins September 27 and runs through December 6. During the 10-week program, 25-30 emerging leaders (18 years and up) will learn… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Seeks Contractors for Outreach Work to Underrepresented Communities

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking individuals to do part-time outreach work to underrepresented communities in Seattle’s neighborhoods. Known as Public Outreach and Engagement Liaisons (POELs), these contractors must be connected to their respective cultures, fluent in the languages, and bi-cultural and bi-lingual. The main tasks of a POEL are… [ Keep reading ]

5 Quick Tips for Accessing Your Government

The second PACE session titled Accessing Government was held recently for the 24 participants enrolled in PACE (People’s Academy for Community Engagement). Facilitated by Seattle City Councilmember Sally Bagshaw; King County Councilmember Larry Gossett, and PACE alum Amanda Kay Hemlick, here are the key tips shared with the group: Reach out… [ Keep reading ]

Six Quick Tips To Make Your Event More inclusive

PACE (People’s Academy for Community Engagement) hosted a seminar last week on how to make events and meetings more inclusive for everyone. Known as Universal Design, Deborah Witmer of the Seattle Commission for People with Disabilities and Jess Chow from the City talked to a standing room only crowd. Here… [ Keep reading ]