Imagine walking out of the Capital Building for a quick stop in your Senate office after a brief, Saturday floor debate. You’re strolling through the beautiful Cherry Blossom trees and ask a stranger to snap a quick photo to capture the moment and nature’s elegance. Only it turns out this stranger happens to be a… Continue reading Spring Has Sprung 🌸
At this very moment, my life is in a beautiful season of transitions. I have given what past seasons required and so many things are now coming to an end. Some of those changes made me smile and some have made me cry. Leaving the Tacoma Urban League is by far one of the most… Continue reading Paradise Valley Girls Trip
Ok, y’all!!! I totally planned a vacation to San Francisco for the family to kick-off Spring Break 2022. Not a work trip plus family…just pure vacay. Here’s the skinny, like all of you, I work a lot. Many of you ask how I get it all done. Here’s the secret, I am very intentional about… Continue reading Spring Vacation: San Francisco
🍋🍊Thank you to local, small business Good Friends Events for the incredibly elegant design and execution of an enchanting Lemonade Picnic.
This was my very first trip to Palm Desert, California. I loved it so much I spent four days in Palm Springs and five days in La Quinta. I totally explored the towns and enjoyed warm ☀️Las Palmas sunshine. I am a foodie at heart and was able to sneak away for delicious breakfast and… Continue reading Palm Springs 🌴
This past week I vacationed in beautiful, sunny San Diego. I walked the boardwalk of Port of San Diego near the USS Midway and brunched at Snooze, Richard Walker’s, and Great Maple. Of course I visited a delicious SD taco truck and strolled Little Italy (a couple of times🤩). Please try Sorrento Ristorante if you… Continue reading San Diego☀️Vacation
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
We earned our Jr. Park Ranger Badges! 🏆 🎉🌲🐿 THANK YOU National Park Service + YMCA of Greater Seattle for hosting Sisterhood in the City for a beautiful day of hiking, team-bonding activities, + outdoor education. More photos.
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