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Our Black Future Co-op Fund

The Black Future Co-op Fund launched June 16, 2020 in recognition of this powerful moment and the opportunity for transformational change. Acknowledging the harm systemic racism has done to the Black community in Washington state, the Fund will be a collective hub for efforts to eradicate poverty, build generational wealth, preserve Black Culture, and celebrate… Continue reading Our Black Future Co-op Fund

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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

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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 🤸🏾‍♀️

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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