Community Engagement · What's New with T'wina

SXSW: Young, Black Dynamic Leaders on Thriving Community

To face today’s biggest challenges, we’ll need dynamic, collaborative leaders that build bridges to make greater impact. I have a vision of how we can move our communities forward, and with your help, I can get to SXSW 2023 to share it! Action Alert 🚨I’m competing to host a @SXSW 2023 panel on dynamic, Black… Continue reading SXSW: Young, Black Dynamic Leaders on Thriving Community

Community Engagement · What's New with T'wina

President Biden Visits WA 🇺🇸

We welcomed President Biden to the Evergreen State today. The President shared remarks and a plan to lower healthcare costs for us all. Y’all, this was such an important and unique moment for me. I am not sure how that skinny-legged girl from Alabama ended up with so much favor, but God I am beyond… Continue reading President Biden Visits WA 🇺🇸

Community Engagement · What's New with T'wina

40 Under 40 Honoree

Washington State Legislature, State Senator for the 28th Legislative District | Tacoma Urban League, President and CEO Residence: Fircrest Hometown: Phenix City, Alabama First job: Car detailer Hobbies: Developing and leading camps and experiences for girls, co-organizing bike rides and hiking trips, blogging at, and reading Currently reading: Woman Evolve: Break Up with Your… Continue reading 40 Under 40 Honoree

What's New with Ladies First

GWP Girls Empowerment Camp 2016

It's time for SUMMER CAMP!! Ladies First is designing a FREE summer camp in partnership with Tacoma Urban League's Girls With Purpose (GWP) mentoring program. When you get involved with Girls With Purpose, you join a high-spirited, intergenerational, and multicultural community of women ages 11 and up who are dedicated to building a positive future for… Continue reading GWP Girls Empowerment Camp 2016