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 T'wina

40 Under 40 Honoree

See the South Sound Business article text below. 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 ladies1storg.com, and reading… Continue reading 40 Under 40 Honoree

What's New with T'wina

“…Always an Urban Leaguer”

When I first walked through the doors of the Tacoma Urban League (TUL) as CEO in August of 2017, I knew I was doing so as the new caretaker of a historical legacy central to how the Black community defined Tacoma's destiny since its inception. Thomas Dixon and Harold Moss founded TUL in 1968 to… Continue reading “…Always an Urban Leaguer”

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