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Florida Department of Juvenile Justice Secretary, Christy Daly Featured in Tallahassee Woman

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Secretary Christy Daly has dedicated the past 18 years to improving the lives of at-risk children.  She has played an integral role in the aggressive reform of juvenile justice under Florida Governor Rick Scott since 2011. 




PACE Treasure Coast Counselor Ashley Gilbert Shares Her Story of Paying It Forward

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Ashley Gilbert started as an intern at PACE Center for Girls, Treasure Coast while in college. After spending time with the girls at the center, she discovered the impact she could make at PACE. 



Chief External Affairs Officer, Nona Jones featured in ASCA Magazine

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PACE Chief External Affairs Officer, Nona Jones shares the importance of reengaging at-risk girls in the February edition of American School Counselor Association Magazine.



Make an end-of-year impact with a IRA Charitable Rollover

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You can make a difference in the life of our PACE Girls through an IRA Charitable Rollover.  If you are at least 70 1/2 years old, federal law allows you to rollover all or part of an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) to PACE Center for Girls, and that will not be treated as income – therefore you pay no income tax on the distribution of the donation.


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PACE President & CEO, Mary Marx Named to Results for America’s Inaugural Nonprofit Fellowship Program

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Jacksonville, FL – Today, Mary Marx, President & CEO, PACE Center for Girls was selected by Results for America (RFA), a national nonprofit working with decision-makers at all levels of government to harness the power of evidence and data to make progress on the world’s greatest challenges, for a two-year fellowship.  

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Three PACE Centers Nominated for Yelp Foundation Gives Local Contest

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Three of our centers are nominated for the Yelp Foundation Give Local Grants, and we need your help. You can vote, no donation required, to help them win $5,000 per center!

Visit the Orlando, Tampa & Miami tabs to support PACE Center for Girls Hillsborough , PACE Center for Girls MiamiPACE Center for Girls - Orange County


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PACE Receives $311,000 Grant from United States Department of Justice

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JACKSONVILLE, FLA.-PACE Center for Girls, the statewide network of 19-Centers that has changed the life-trajectory of more than 39,00 at-risk girls across Florida, has received a $311,00 grant from the United States Department of Justice to strengthen its academic model and prepare even more girls across the state to succeed in life. 


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PACE Clay Honors Rep. Cummings

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Destani Shadrick, Executive Director, PACE Center for Girls of Clay County, and Board of Directors, honored Rep. Cummings with the "2016 Believing in Girls Award". Citing his outstanding leadership at the local and state level on behalf of PACE Clay, Ms. Shadrick expressed her appreciation for Rep. Cummings' support. Mary Marx, President and CEO of PACE Center for Girls, Inc., presented the award.


AT&T River City Pioneers create SJR State scholarship for at-risk girls



The AT&T Pioneers, a network of volunteers whose mission is to effect immediate, tangible change in local communities, has created a scholarship at St. Johns River State College for eligible students attending the PACE Center for Girls in Clay County.



Marley Dias Joins the 2017 All About Girls Summit



Exciting news! #BossGirl Marley Dias will serve as the keynote speaker for our #BossGirls Awards Luncheon, celebrating girl leadership and innovation. Early registration for the 2017 All About Girls Summit begins November 1st! Read more about Marley on the summit website. 




PACE Center for Girls was his daughter's path to success



My oldest daughter was 12 years old when her mother informed me that my daughter's stepfather had abused her. I was crushed. When her mother decided to reconcile with the stepfather my daughter came to live with me full time. 





PACE Reached Platinum Guidestar Participant Level!

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PACE Center for Girls just reached the Guide Star Platinum nonprofit profile participation level which demonstrates our committment to the highest level of transparency!