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Hey Neighbor: Meet Sherry Collier

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 Sherry Collier! Sherry Collier is an alum of our Winter 2018 session of the People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE). She is a practicing… [ Keep reading ]

Improve your civic leadership skills at the People’s Academy for Community Engagement

 Now accepting applications through October 1; classes begin October 13 Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is accepting applications to the People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE), its civic leadership development program, for the next wave of community leaders. The Fall Quarter will be held on Saturdays beginning October 13 and… [ Keep reading ]

A Path Toward Community Leadership

The path toward community leadership is different for everyone. For Saunjah Powell-Pointer, a recent graduate of our People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE), the journey was rooted in family and faith. Her motivations, passion, and goals are so tied up in these two forces that it is nearly impossible for… [ 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 ]

“Cracking the Codes” Film and Discussion this Saturday, March 21

Join us Saturday, March 21 for a free screening of “Cracking the Codes” followed by a discussion facilitated by Darlene Flynn of the City of Seattle’s Office for Civil Rights.  Click here for more information.

People’s Academy for Community Engagement’s (PACE) Seminar on Advocacy Rocks the House!

Shared Five Tools You Can Use to Fight for your Cause In December, 25 brave souls came out on a dark and stormy night to learn about how to fight for their cause. The seminar “Democracy Needs You! Five Essential Advocacy Tools that will Shape Your World” was facilitated by… [ Keep reading ]

Space Still Available for the Learn the Basics of Advocacy and how Government Works FREE Seminar

We still have a few spots left for our seminar this evening!  Please RSVP to Wendy Watson at wendy.watson@seattle.gov if you would like to attend. 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… [ Keep reading ]

Free Fall Seminar – Democracy Needs You!!

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE) is pleased to present our 2014 Fall Seminar, “Democracy Needs You!  Five Essential Advocacy Tools that will Shape Your World.”  Forget your days of “Schoolhouse Rock” – our guest expert facilitator, professor, and long-time community activist Nancy Amidei is the… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]