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.
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.
Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) is one of my favorite destinations in Tacoma. When the kids were little and our family was much smaller, we enjoyed our visits with our TAM membership. As our family grew and more money was invested in activities the kids chose, we took advantage of “free third Thursday” visits so we… Continue reading TAM Gala 2019
We earned our Jr. Park Ranger Badges! 🏆 🎉🌲🐿 THANK YOU National Park Service + YMCA of Greater Seattle for hosting Sisterhood in the City for a beautiful day of hiking, team-bonding activities, + outdoor education. More photos.