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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

Fierce Facilitators and Why We Need Them So Badly

by Milenko Matanovic

Every time true dialogue occurs (that is, an exchange of ideas or opinions on a particular issue), different worlds meet. This exchange is possible only because the participants jointly create a neutral field of discovery that allows for listening and learning. Read more

Singin’ in Sumner

Towns that sing together, stay together and by this creative new standard, the welcoming town of Sumner is alive and well!

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2014: the Year in Review

Our 2014 work in Walla Walla, Prescott, and San Diego resulted in neighborhoods feeling safer, community members feeling more connected, and other organizations being equipped with more effective tools that helped creativity and collaboration flourish. Read more