Community Engagement

Ask For The Raise πŸ’°πŸ’°πŸ’°

There are many unique challenges when it comes to negotiating pay. It is important to acknowledge and truly know your worth within the work that you do, be assertive, and be transparent with the request being made. In most cases, a lot of people work tremendously more for what they are being paid and don’t… Continue reading Ask For The Raise πŸ’°πŸ’°πŸ’°

Community Engagement · What's New with Ladies First

Sisterhood in the City πŸ’“ 2020

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 πŸ’“ 2020

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Girls in Medicine Day 2019

Girls in Medicine Day with MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital was a BLAST! πŸ‘©πŸΏβ€βš•οΈπŸ‘©πŸΎβ€πŸ”¬πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸ’»πŸ‘©πŸΌβ€πŸ”¬πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸ”§ 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: β–ͺ️tidepooling at Thea’s Park or DeMolay Sandspit β–ͺ️learning about the dangers of micro plastics β–ͺ️boat patrolling Commencement Bay β–ͺ️cleaning up the beach at Jack Hyde Park… Continue reading 2019 Environmental Justice Camps

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Sisterhood in the City πŸ’“ 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 πŸ’“ 2018/19

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2018 Environmental Justice Camp

This is what GIRL SCIENTISTS look like! πŸ‘©πŸΎβ€βš•οΈπŸ‘©πŸΏβ€βš•οΈπŸ‘©πŸΎβ€πŸ”¬πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸ’» #STEMgirlsrock #253girls Checkout this sweet article about our camp. I really love my career. πŸ’πŸΎβ€β™€οΈ 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 πŸ€ΈπŸΎβ€β™€οΈ

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 πŸ€ΈπŸΎβ€β™€οΈ

Community Engagement

TRAP VINYASA w/ Abiola

Laced with trap music, a heavy beat-based genre of rap originating from the South, Trap Vinyasaβ„’ 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 Vinyasaβ„’ ensures you step into… Continue reading TRAP VINYASA w/ Abiola