Dear Friends – I’m excited to announce that after careful consideration and serious discussions with my family, I have decided to run for State Senate in the 28th Legislative District. This was not a decision I made lightly. However, many of you know me as someone who steps up in times of need and rolls… Continue reading T’wina is Running for State Senate!
Pictured: Founder T’wina Nobles T’wina Nobles is a wife, mother of four, former small business owner, an educator and mentor, and an elected official on the University Place School Board. Currently serving as President and CEO of the Tacoma Urban League, T’wina has nearly 15 years of experience in education as an instructor, PTA leader and… Continue reading Founder T’wina Nobles
This summer I ventured to a beautiful red cabin with a private beach for a week-long mixture of rest & relaxation as well as my daily work responsibilities. I’ll tell you what, virtual work weeks are a lot better with family, a beach, kayaks, hikes, local food, fresh crab and backyard barbecues. Of course a… Continue reading Week on Whidbey Island ☀️
The Black Future Co-op Fund launched June 16, 2020 in recognition of this powerful moment and the opportunity for transformational change. Acknowledging the harm systemic racism has done to the Black community in Washington state, the Fund will be a collective hub for efforts to eradicate poverty, build generational wealth, preserve Black Culture, and celebrate… Continue reading Our Black Future Co-op Fund
Marcus Trufant and I will go LIVE on IG and Facebook on Monday, April 13th at 12PM to discuss Tacoma Urban League’s new partnership w/ the Trufant Family Foundation. ♥️ Join us to learn more about how we’re working together to serve families impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
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) or Tacoma Community College (TCC),… Continue reading 2020 T’wina Nobles Young Professionals Scholarship
Sisterhood in the City (SITC) kicks-off Thursday, March 12th 5:00PM until 6:30PM for girls in our city ages 11-17. Each week we will meet at Tacoma Urban League unless we have a field trip. Dinner is included. Here is how participants can register for any of our events/activities:1. Complete this online registration form. 2. Complete… Continue reading Postponed: Sisterhood in the City 💓 2020
20 years into the new millennium, National Urban League President Marc Morial has called all Urban League CEOs to lead with force, passion, and purpose on a number of issues that will shape the next several decades, and even the entire century. This post highlights his powerful message.WE MUST FOCUS! 1. Ensure meaningful participation, and… Continue reading #MakeBlackCount Townhall
Why Ghana? 🇬🇭 Why now? We travelled to Ghana with University of Puget Sound to learn more about the transatlantic slave trade, pan-Africanism (cultural and political unity between Africans), and because the 2019 Year of Return welcomes (akwaaba) us all home to connect with Black people in the diaspora. Accra is lovely. We see each… Continue reading Hello Ghana! – Beyond the Return
Here’s a peek at our overnight ⛵️ sailing + camping trip w/ the Orion crew, Tacoma Urban League youth, + University of Puget Sound students + faculty.