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”
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
This is what GIRL SCIENTISTS look like! 👩🏾⚕️👩🏿⚕️👩🏾🔬👩🏽💻 #STEMgirlsrock #253girls Checkout this sweet article about our camp. I really love my career. 💁🏾♀️ 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
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 🤸🏾♀️
**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. 💗💛💙💚 Luncheon
We are thrilled to announce we will host Miss Pierce County's Outstanding Teen 2017, Charissa Bacon, as one of our March guest speakers. 💓 We look forward to learning about Charissa's platform and heart for the #253. Session photos are below...
Small Purse...BIG CHANGE! Help us raise new and gently used purses to be auctioned off at the Fund for Women & Girls' Annual Power of the Purse Fundraiser Luncheon on March 8. The luncheon is an opportunity for our community to show our support and ensure that all women and girls in Pierce County-no matter… Continue reading Purse Drive // Service Learning Project 2016