This month we spent almost six days on the most beautiful farm in Olympia. Not only did I want to be close to my new job at the state capital, especially since my first day as Senator we met in-person, I also wanted a quick family trip and a breath of fresh country air before… Continue reading We Spent Five Nights on a Farm!
When I first walked through the doors of the Tacoma Urban League (TUL) as CEO in August of 2017, I knew I was doing so as the new caretaker of a historical legacy central to how the Black community defined Tacoma's destiny since its inception. Thomas Dixon and Harold Moss founded TUL in 1968 to… Continue reading “…Always an Urban Leaguer”
The air is crisp and fresh. We love it here. I’m sharing a few images from our most recent hike at Mount Rainier. Where are you hiking these days? You Are on Native Land Dad Cap Tiffany Blue Etcetera Anorak
This summer I ventured to a beautiful red cabin with a private beach for a week-long mixture of rest & relaxation as well as my daily work responsibilities. I’ll tell you what, virtual work weeks are a lot better with family, a beach, kayaks, hikes, local food, fresh crab and backyard barbecues. Of course a… Continue reading Week on Whidbey Island ☀️
(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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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.
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) or Tacoma Community College (TCC),… Continue reading 2020 T’wina Nobles Young Professionals Scholarship
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