Category: Our Youth

Dar Williams’ visit stimulated important civic conversations

Singer, songwriter and author Dar Williams spent five days last week interacting with groups of students and diverse groups of civic in Chelan, Leavenworth and Wenatchee. The theme for the week was fostering community...

Podcast episode 51: Cary Simmons and the redevelopment of Kiwanis Methow Park

http://traffic.libsyn.com/artofcommunityncw/51_Cary_Simmons_of_The_Trust_for_Public_Land.mp3 My guest this week is Cary Simmons, the director of the Trust for Public Land’s Parks for People program. The organization has been engaging neighbors in South Wenatchee and throughout the community in...

Fostering community resilience the topic of Dar Williams’ visit

A rather remarkable series of community conversations will be held in the Wenatchee Valley, Leavenworth and Chelan next week hosted by acclaimed singer and songwriter Dar Williams, who wrote the powerful book “What I...

More Than a Park | City’s effort in engagement paying dividends, building community

Quietly and without much fanfare, the city of Wenatchee has in recent years found effective ways to engage members of the community in city projects. That approach is building greater trust and empowering individuals...