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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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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 💰💰💰

Community Engagement · What's New with T'wina

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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Our Black Future Co-op Fund

(pictured l to r) T’wina Nobles (President & CEO, Tacoma Urban League), Michelle Merriweather (President & CEO, Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle), Angela Jones (CEO, Washington STEM), and Andrea Caupain (CEO, Byrd Barr Place) The Black Future Co-op Fund launched June 16, 2020 in recognition of this powerful moment and the opportunity for transformational change.… Continue reading Our Black Future Co-op Fund

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Sisterhood in the City 💓 2020

Sisterhood in the City kicks-off Sunday, November 15th at 12PM for girls in our city ages 11-17. Each week we will meet virtually. Participants can register at http://www.thetacomaurbanleague.org. November 29, 2020 - Netflix watch party! December 13, 2020 - Charity card making and Big Sister/Mentor Panel. December 27, 2020 - Cooking Lesson See you all… Continue reading Sisterhood in the City 💓 2020

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#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