This week we are celebrating our third wedding anniversary. It has been quite the marriage journey. Perhaps you remember our engagement announcement or dreamy wedding ceremony and reception. If not, take a look at the linked memories. Ceremonial wedding events are just that - ceremonial. The real work of love and marriage happens when the… Continue reading Anniversary Picnic 🍋 Date
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 💰💰💰
This past week we vacationed in beautiful, sunny San Diego. We walked the boardwalk of Port of San Diego near the USS Midway and brunched at Snooze, Richard Walker’s, and Great Maple. Of course we visited a delicious SD taco truck and strolled Little Italy (a couple of times🤩). Please try Sorrento Ristorante if you… Continue reading San Diego☀️Vacation
The air is crisp and fresh. We love it here. I’m sharing a few images from our most recent hike at Mount Rainier. Where are you hiking these days? You Are on Native Land Dad Cap Tiffany Blue Etcetera Anorak
This summer I ventured to a beautiful red cabin with a private beach for a week-long mixture of rest & relaxation as well as my daily work responsibilities. I’ll tell you what, virtual work weeks are a lot better with family, a beach, kayaks, hikes, local food, fresh crab and backyard barbecues. Of course a… Continue reading Week on Whidbey Island ☀️
Marcus Trufant and I will go LIVE on IG and Facebook on Monday, April 13th at 12PM to discuss Tacoma Urban League’s new partnership w/ the Trufant Family Foundation. ♥️ Join us to learn more about how we’re working together to serve families impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
In the spirit of the National Urban League Young Professionals, this scholarship is intended to help prepare a new generation of young leaders to take the mantle of leadership of the civil rights movement and will be awarded to a student of color enrolled at Clover Park Technical College (CPTC) or Tacoma Community College (TCC),… Continue reading 2020 T’wina Nobles Young Professionals Scholarship
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 💓 2020
20 years into the new millennium, National Urban League President Marc Morial has called all Urban League CEOs to lead with force, passion, and purpose on a number of issues that will shape the next several decades, and even the entire century. This post highlights his powerful message.WE MUST FOCUS! 1. Ensure meaningful participation, and… Continue reading #MakeBlackCount Townhall
Here's a peek at our overnight ⛵️ sailing + camping trip w/ the Orion crew, Tacoma Urban League youth, + University of Puget Sound students + faculty.