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PACE Students help Launch first Jackson Street Jazz Walk

Saturday night, April 5, the sound of jazz will once again be heard along several blocks of Jackson Street at the Jackson St. Jazz Walk. The idea of one of Seattle Department of Neighborhood’s PACE (People’s Academy for Community Engagement) mentors, Knox Gardner of Jackson Commons, says that they would… [ Keep reading ]

Georgetown Great Race this Saturday!

Organized by PACE (People’s Academy for Community Engagement) students, and funded by the Neighborhood Matching Fund Small Sparks program, this fun event encourages teams of two to explore the Georgetown neighborhood in search of answers to various clues and riddles.  Come join the fun this Saturday, beginning at 11 a.m. … [ Keep reading ]

Free PACE Seminar on Monday, March 31, 2014

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ PACE Program presents “Online Community Building and e-Activism,” a free seminar on Monday, March 31, 2014 at Seattle Center, Armory Loft 2 from 6:00 -8:00 p.m. Join us to learn strategies and tools for effective online civic engagement. Space is limited, so RSVP by March 24,… [ Keep reading ]

PACE Participants Learn About Meeting Facilitation at January Workshop

This month, PACE facilitators and participants explored the art and skill of meeting facilitation. Several alternative meeting formats were introduced, including design charrettes and the World Café model. Participants learned about World Café’s conversational process, and its potential to build relationships and grow and sustain community groups. Participants are looking… [ Keep reading ]

Free PACE Seminar Tuesday, February 11

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ PACE Program presents “Creating Networks That Thrive,” a free seminar on Tuesday, February 11 at Seattle University Administration Building, Rm. 307 from 6:00 -8:00 p.m. Join Karma Ruder from the Center for Ethical Leadership as she discusses ways that relational networking enhances community organizations and coalitions… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]

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 ]

Watch the PACE graduation ceremony on the Seattle Channel!

Click here to view.  Viewing times on the Seattle Channel are: Wednesday, November 07, 2012  6:30 a.m.   Saturday, November 10, 2012  3:30 a.m.   Sunday, November 11, 2012  4:30 p.m.