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2021 T’wina Nobles Young Professionals Scholarship

In the spirit of the National Urban League Young Professionals, this scholarship is intended to help prepare a new generation of young leaders to take the mantle of leadership of the civil rights movement and will be awarded to a student of color enrolled at Clover Park Technical College (CPTC) and Tacoma Community College(TCC), between… Continue reading 2021 T’wina Nobles Young Professionals Scholarship

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Anniversary Picnic 🍋 Date

This week we are celebrating our third wedding anniversary. It has been quite the marriage journey. Perhaps you remember our engagement announcement or dreamy wedding ceremony and reception. If not, take a look at the linked memories. Ceremonial wedding events are just that - ceremonial. The real work of love and marriage happens when the… Continue reading Anniversary Picnic 🍋 Date

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Ask For The Raise 💰💰💰

There are many unique challenges when it comes to negotiating pay. It is important to acknowledge and truly know your worth within the work that you do, be assertive, and be transparent with the request being made. In most cases, a lot of people work tremendously more for what they are being paid and don’t… Continue reading Ask For The Raise 💰💰💰

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40 Under 40 Honoree

See the South Sound Business article text below. Washington State Legislature, State Senator for the 28th Legislative District | Tacoma Urban League, President and CEO Residence: Fircrest Hometown: Phenix City, Alabama First job: Car detailer Hobbies: Developing and leading camps and experiences for girls, co-organizing bike rides and hiking trips, blogging at ladies1storg.com, and reading… Continue reading 40 Under 40 Honoree

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San Diego☀️Vacation

This past week we vacationed in beautiful, sunny San Diego. We walked the boardwalk of Port of San Diego near the USS Midway and brunched at Snooze, Richard Walker’s, and Great Maple. Of course we visited a delicious SD taco truck and strolled Little Italy (a couple of times🤩). Please try Sorrento Ristorante if you… Continue reading San Diego☀️Vacation

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Spring Has Sprung 🌸

Imagine walking out of the Capital Building for a quick stop in your Senate office after a brief, Saturday floor debate. You’re strolling through the beautiful Cherry Blossom trees and ask a stranger to snap a quick photo to capture the moment and nature’s elegance. Only it turns out this stranger happens to be a… Continue reading Spring Has Sprung 🌸

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Suncadia Resort 2021: Photo Diary

Let’s get this show on the road. Suncadia Resort, here we come. Work hard. Rest harder. Fireside in the mountains. Well hello, Suncadia neighbors! Let’s drive to the beach. ☀️ Sweatshirt: Tacoma, WA Home. Not quite a city girl. I have a love affair with mountain ranges. A walk on the wild side. My God,… Continue reading Suncadia Resort 2021: Photo Diary