What's New with Ladies First

Sisterhood in the City 💓 2.0

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

What's New with Ladies First

Environmental Justice Camp

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 Environmental Justice Camp

What's New with T'wina

My Powerful Gymnast 🤸🏾‍♀️

Being a Sports Mom is a tough job. I lose many of my evenings and weekends year-round. During the summer months, gymnastics, golf, and football practices are earlier in the day which means I lose a bit of my morning prep time too. I’m an early bird so I still get a couple of uninterrupted… Continue reading My Powerful Gymnast 🤸🏾‍♀️

Community Engagement

TRAP VINYASA w/ Abiola

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

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G.I.R.L. 💗💛💙💚 Luncheon

**UPDATE: All luncheon photos are below. Sisterhood in the City Family: The Girl Scouts G.I.R.L. Luncheon is Thursday, April 19th, 11:30-1PM. This year’s luncheon is recognizing and celebrating our girls of Sisterhood in the City! Please attend. Yes, this means parents will pick-up girls from school early (if you can). Girls and their families as… Continue reading G.I.R.L. 💗💛💙💚 Luncheon

Community Engagement · What's New with Ladies First

L A D I E S  N I G H T 

It’s L A D I E S  N I G H T open bike shop! 🚲🚲🚲w/ 2nd Cycle Tacoma’s Community Cycle Center •🚲•Ladies night aims to provides a space for women to connect with other female cyclist and/or mechanics. •🚲•We will provide the tools and knowledge to keep you and your steed rolling along together.… Continue reading L A D I E S  N I G H T 

What's New with Ladies First

Podcast: MoveToTacoma.com 

Checkout this rad MoveToTacoma.com podcast + blog post on Ladies First + #publiceducation. LISTEN HERE >>> Full Podcast Link: http://www.movetotacoma.com/podcasts/university-place-schools-tacoma-public-schools-and-the-ladies-first-program-with-twina-franklin/ Show Notes  McCleary vs. Washington State. T’wina explains the state Supreme Court decision in the McCleary vs. State of Washington regarding funding for schools. There was also a legislative decision to reduce the number of… Continue reading Podcast: MoveToTacoma.com