Pace In the News

August 18, 2021

More and more nonprofits and funders are seeking participant feedback because, while experimental measures can surface the “what” of change, participant input can surface the “how and why,” and suggest concrete ways to improve. Such feedback can be an organization’s quickest and least expensive source of program insight and, when mixed with empirical metrics, can give the most nuanced picture of what helps or hinders participants’ success.

August 04, 2021

Second Harvest of the Big Bend announced Wednesday the food bank has sourced more than 70,000 period products to distribute to girls and women in need in the Big Bend. The announcement was made with pioneers of a local Period Poverty movement at the Pace Center for Girls.

July 22, 2021

Pace Center for Girls has received $350,000 from the South Carolina General Assembly to expand into South Carolina this fall and hire therapists to help middle and high school-aged girls who have experienced trauma. 

June 18, 2021

Pace Center for Girls, Alachua has long recognized Juneteenth, but with the addition of the day as a Federal holiday, the Center took the step of creating a day of celebration and learning for staff and students.

June 14, 2021

In February 2021 Charity Navigator shared a co-authored blog post, our intent to showcase nonprofits and their constituent feedback practices within their Charity Navigator profiles. Today, we are pleased to feature one such organization -- Pace Center for Girls Inc., an Encompass rated organization with an overall 100 out of 100 score, which includes a perfect score of 100 within the Culture & Community beacon where Constituent Feedback resides. Pace has used feedback to change the life trajectories of girls who are likely to have experienced risk factors associated with delinquency and adverse childhood experiences.