Pace In the News

Please see how Pace Center for Girls is changing the lives of girls and young women through advocacy, partnerships, programs, and more in the many stories shared and published in the media.

December 15, 2021

When girls are offered the tools, support, and relationships they need to succeed, a positive ripple effect occurs in our communities. The advocacy work that we do at Pace Center for Girls (Pace) does not happen in a vacuum – it is done with the goal of improving the communities that surround us. 

December 05, 2021

Second, you will make mistakes, and that is okay, as long as you learn from them. You need to pick yourself up, figure out what happened, think about what you’d do differently, and then carry that lesson forward.

November 19, 2021

Women and girls often take on more of the emotional burden when families experience sudden loss, poverty, and trauma. A report from The Center for American Progress noted young girls are more likely to face long-lasting effects of childhood trauma, and young girls of color are even more adversely impacted.

November 01, 2021

In recent years, there has been a growing push for nonprofits to move to a participatory feedback model. But what does that look like in practice? Pace Center for Girls — which serves more than 3,000 girls annually in 23 communities across Florida and Georgia —  is one example of how an organization can engage program participants, team members, and community members in producing information supporting equitable policies, processes, and best practices.

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.