Pace In the News

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.

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.