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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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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

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

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G.I.R.L. πŸ’—πŸ’›πŸ’™πŸ’š 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. πŸ’—πŸ’›πŸ’™πŸ’š Luncheon

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Podcast: MoveToTacoma.comΒ 

Checkout this rad MoveToTacoma.com podcast + blog post on Ladies First + #publiceducation. LISTEN HERE >>> Full Podcast Link: http://www.movetotacoma.com/podcasts/university-place-schools-tacoma-public-schools-and-the-ladies-first-program-with-twina-franklin/ Show Notes  McCleary vs. Washington State. T’wina explains the state Supreme Court decision in the McCleary vs. State of Washington regarding funding for schools. There was also a legislative decision to reduce the number of… Continue reading Podcast: MoveToTacoma.comΒ 

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Planned Parenthood/Ladies First Partnership

Ladies First is excited for our partnership with Planned Parenthood & the Teen Outreach Program (TOP). Look for Ladies First at Mt. Tahoma High School! Β We are taking the TOP curriculum and speaking to youth about health, wellness, and the importance of community. Each Ladies First facilitator went through TOP training and are now certified… Continue reading Planned Parenthood/Ladies First Partnership