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
Girls in Medicine Day with MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital was a BLAST! 👩🏿⚕️👩🏾🔬👩🏽💻👩🏼🔬👩🏽🔧 This is the 6th summer I’ve coordinated with MultiCare to offer 253 girls an unforgettable STEM experience to introduce + explore careers in healthcare. This was the BEST camp yet! Thank you to the many healthcare professionals who welcomed our Tacoma Urban… Continue reading Girls in Medicine Day 2019
In partnership with Citizens for a Healthy Bay and PenMet Parks, Tacoma Urban League designed three camps to allow ladies to develop their own definition for environmental justice while: ▪️tidepooling at Thea’s Park or DeMolay Sandspit ▪️learning about the dangers of micro plastics ▪️boat patrolling Commencement Bay ▪️cleaning up the beach at Jack Hyde Park… Continue reading 2019 Environmental Justice Camps
GORGEOUS blue skies + crisp FRESH air as our crew earned Jr. Park Ranger badges at Olympic National Park and Hurricane Ridge! ☀️ So in love w/ the PNW!
We are excited to begin programming this year. Sisterhood in the City continues to be a partnership between Tacoma Urban League’s Girls with Purpose, Girl Scouts of Western Washington, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, and Ladies First. Sisterhood in the City serves girls ages 11-17. We are excited to add STEM partnerships and STEM field trip… Continue reading Sisterhood in the City 💓 2.0
This is what GIRL SCIENTISTS look like! 👩🏾⚕️👩🏿⚕️👩🏾🔬👩🏽💻 #STEMgirlsrock #253girls Checkout this sweet article about our camp. I really love my career. 💁🏾♀️ I will spend my weekend with these ladies at Environmental Justice Camp for Girls hosted by Tacoma Urban League + Citizens for a Healthy Bay. We designed this camp to allow these… Continue reading 2018 Environmental Justice Camp
GRLBoss Series promotes sisterhood, leadership, health, education, confidence + self-love. Events are typically for women and girls ages 11 and up. Preregistration is required for all events. Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/KanP8l59SjWoc0mo1 Basic Auto Clinic – April 19th – Meet us at Bates Technical College South Campus for a Basic Auto Clinic with Automotive Technology Assistant Jasmin Sims. Jasmin… Continue reading GRLBoss Series