Pace In the News
October 11 marked the 10th anniversary of the International Day of the Girl, an observance day declared by the United Nations to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights. Florida’s St. Petersburg College (SPC) celebrated the occasion by hosting the third annual Pearls & Portfolio Symposium on Oct. 7, in partnership with Pinellas County Schools, Girl Scouts of West Central Florida and Pace Center for Girls.
The Girls Coordinating Council is a community collaborative focusing on reforming and strengthening the system of care for girls and increasing the availability of gender-responsive, trauma-informed and strength-based services for girls.
THE PLAYERS Championship Village awarded Pace Center for Girls a $2M grant to fund a three-year, pilot program in North Florida to provide girls and their families gender-responsive, substance abuse prevention and intervention services.
Pace Center for Girls, Broward recognized Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz for her steadfast support of Pace’s mission to provide girls and young women an opportunity to thrive.
Walt Disney World recently surprised 12 non-profits with a $1 million donation, furthering its mission to help the Central Florida community even more. One of the selected non-profits includes Pace Center for Girls.