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
(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
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 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
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.
Laced with trap music, a heavy beat-based genre of rap originating from the South, Trap Vinyasa™ is a high-energy yoga fitness class designed to help you experience liberty through movement while releasing years of body dysmorphia, this class meets you exactly where you're at. A body positive yogic experience, Trap Vinyasa™ ensures you step into… Continue reading TRAP VINYASA w/ Abiola