Founder T'wina Franklin and her daughter, Aleyia, met the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize Winner + champion for the rights of girls to receive an education, Malala Yousafzai, at a community event hosted by Compassionate Action Network. Learn more about Malala by visiting http://www.malala.org.
Checkout this rad MoveToTacoma.com podcast + blog post on Ladies First + #publiceducation. LISTEN HERE >>> Full Podcast Link: http://www.movetotacoma.com/podcasts/university-place-schools-tacoma-public-schools-and-the-ladies-first-program-with-twina-franklin/ Show Notes McCleary vs. Washington State. T'wina explains the state Supreme Court decision in the McCleary vs. State of Washington regarding funding for schools. There was also a legislative decision to reduce the number of… Continue reading Podcast: MoveToTacoma.com
In partnership with Velofemmes, Ladies First is proud to announce Women & Girls Summer Ride. •🚲•Facebook Invite This biking event is open to Ladies First members, VeloFemmes members and women & girls from the 253 community. 🚲🚲🚲 The purpose of this biking event is to encourage more women & girls to ride bikes for recreation,… Continue reading Women + Girls Summer Ride
It's time for SUMMER CAMP!! Ladies First is designing a FREE summer camp in partnership with Tacoma Urban League's Girls With Purpose (GWP) mentoring program. When you get involved with Girls With Purpose, you join a high-spirited, intergenerational, and multicultural community of women ages 11 and up who are dedicated to building a positive future for… Continue reading GWP Girls Empowerment Camp 2016