Founder Bio

Founder T’wina Nobles

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

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2020 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) or Tacoma Community College (TCC),… Continue reading 2020 T’wina Nobles Young Professionals Scholarship

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Postponed: Sisterhood in the City 💓 2020

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

Community Engagement

#MakeBlackCount Townhall

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

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Hello Ghana! – Beyond the Return

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