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King County Parks Community Engagement Training

King County Parks is responsible for taking care of 28,000 acres of parks and 175 miles of trails. In order to encourage meaningful discussions with their park and trail users, King County Parks invited Pomegranate Center to train their staff in the art of successful community engagement. Read more

Tribe Embraces New Gathering Place

The Makah Tribe takes great pride in their art, and rightfully so. It is magnificent. Until last month, though, the Tribe didn’t have a beautiful outdoor gathering place for artists to demonstrate their work, share their traditions with others, and hold community celebrations. Read more

Dear New Zealand, I Miss You

by Milenko Matanovic

It’s been two months since my return from an intensive trip to New Zealand. Several projects instantly occupied my life after the return, but my subconscious mind is still visiting your wonderful country. Read more

Fellows in the Field: Marcus Bush

Recently appointed the youngest Chair to serve in the National City Planning Commission, Marcus Bush is a Pomegranate Center Fellows Graduate who took an active role in our Manzanita Gathering Place project and Butterfly Park in 2013. In his words, Pomegranate Center’s Fellows Training “was seriously one of the most influential experiences I’ve ever had and was a huge motivation to becoming more civically engaged in my community.” Read more