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Mosaics on Main Street

by Ally Nkwocha

Before Glass Artist, Jeweler, and Sculptor Vicki Leon moved into San Diego’s Azalea Park neighborhood, her realtor said “You’re gonna be involved in this community.” Now, 18 years later, after founding the Azalea Park Mosaic League, Vicki is using her experience to inspire community members to lead local public art projects. Read more

An Uncommon Partnership

The “green built” Issaquah Highlands has won multiple awards and stands as a successful example of an urban village that emphasizes walkability, sustainability, economic vitality and community. Twenty-plus years ago, well before the first foundation was poured, Pomegranate Center and the developer, Port Blakely Communities, forged a unique and somewhat controversial relationship Read more

Seattle Pomegranate Training

Seattle Pomegranate Center Training with Milenko Matanovic
Cultivating Ownership Through Community-Based Design
A 2-day introduction to the Pomegranate Approach for design professionals
March 11-12, 2016, 9am-4pm  – 2100 24th Ave S, Seattle WA 98144 Read more

2015: the Year in Review

Without a doubt, 2015 has been one of Pomegranate Center’s most productive and interesting years. From traveling and training others in the art of community engagement in New Zealand last winter to teaching collaborative community engagement techniques to leaders at King County Parks & Rec right in our back yard, our work has been focused Read more

Together We Know More

by Milenko Matanovic

Listening is a critical component of a strong democracy. Only by listening to each other can we create a sense of shared ownership, in turn building community, trust and safety. By listening we discover new things, and we start appreciating how useful different perspectives can be. Read more