Community Engagement · What's New with T'wina

2022 T’wina Nobles Young Professionals Scholarship

BIG NEWS this year!!! ♥️ Pierce College has joined our scholarship family. This is such a wonderful opportunity to increase our investment in the education of students attending our local colleges. In the spirit of the National Urban League Young Professionals, this scholarship is intended to help prepare a new generation of young leaders to… Continue reading 2022 T’wina Nobles Young Professionals Scholarship

Community Engagement · What's New with Ladies First

Sisterhood in the City 💘 2022

Hello Sisterhood in the City Family! 💕 I miss you all so, so much!! We are very excited to start 2022 programming with all of you. Sisterhood in the City is a FREE mentorship program for girls in our city ages 11-17. Please register here for virtual programming. We start February 27th at noon and… Continue reading Sisterhood in the City 💘 2022

Community Engagement · What's New with T'wina

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

What's New with T'wina

2020 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) or Tacoma Community College (TCC),… Continue reading 2020 T’wina Nobles Young Professionals Scholarship

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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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Girls in Medicine Day 2019

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

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2019 Environmental Justice Camps

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

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Sisterhood in the City 💓 2018/19

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 💓 2018/19

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2018 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 2018 Environmental Justice Camp