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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… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

Thank You for Celebrating Our 25 Years!

A special thank you to our volunteers, colleagues, staff, and friends who attended our 25th Anniversary Celebration at the Museum of History and Industry. The evening celebrated the history of the department, as well as acknowledged the special anniversaries of four of our programs: the 40th Anniversaries of the Historic… [ Keep reading ]

PACE 2013-2014 is off to an exciting start!

Last week 36th District Rep. Gael Tarleton, City Councilmember Sally Clark, and former CNC Chair Chas Redmond provided hot tips on accessing government, led small group discussions on barriers to involvement, and guided groups through case studies where change happened through community-government partnerships. Councilmember Clark, with the help of participants,… [ Keep reading ]

The 2013-14 PACE is now in session!

Well, it is finally here!  The People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE) kicked off its second year on September 11. At this orientation, the 26 PACE participants were welcomed aboard by Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Director Bernie Matsuno, Councilmember Sally Bagshaw, and former DON Director, Jim Diers, as well as… [ Keep reading ]

PACE Seminar Teaches Persuasive Communication

by Jake Hellenkamp When the PACE (People’s Academy for Community Engagement) Program ended last year, our staff wanted to keep the graduates involved, but also open up opportunities for the public to learn more about community engagement. So the PACE seminar program was born. Since most every graduate felt they… [ Keep reading ]

Community Volunteers Spruce up the U-District

by Jenny Frankl, North Region Neighborhood District Coordinator It was a gorgeous, sunny Saturday for the 20th annual “U-District Community Clean-Up” on May 11th, 2013.  Over 140 U-District neighbors – including students, families, churches, local businesses, community groups, youth groups, and non-profits – came together to give the U-District that extra… [ Keep reading ]

Celebration held for graduates of People’s Academy for Community Engagement

On Thursday October 25th, 28 up-and-coming community leaders celebrated their graduation from the People’s Academy for Community Engagement, a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. Known as PACE, the 7-month program provides leadership training in community involvement, empowerment, and civic engagement to emerging leaders interested in serving their community. More… [ Keep reading ]