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”
Dear Friends – I’m excited to announce that after careful consideration and serious discussions with my family, I have decided to run for State Senate in the 28th Legislative District. This was not a decision I made lightly. However, many of you know me as someone who steps up in times of need and rolls… Continue reading T’wina is Running for State Senate!
Here’s where you can find our #NewlyNobles wedding, reception, honeymoon, and engagement blog posts.
Gown: Maggie Sottero Veda (Ivory Lace) Venue: Allenmore Golf Course Hair: Gene Juarez Salon (Genevieve) Photography: Kariba Photography Florals: Brown’s Floral Event Design: Trendy Event Rentals You can also view our wedding, honeymoon, and engagement blog posts. ♥️ Our #NewlyNobles Wedding Video.One w/ you. “And the glory which You gave Me I have given them,… Continue reading Our Wedding Party + Reception
All the beautiful things you have heard about Greece…yeah, they are true. Greece is a gorgeous destination. Once you visit you’ll never want to return home. We experienced a breathtaking honeymoon in Greece where we visited the sun-kissed Greek Islands Mykonos, Athens, and Santorini. I’m excited to share a few of my favorite pictures featuring… Continue reading Honeymoon in Greece
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
Gown: Maggie Sottero Veda (Ivory Lace) Venue: St. John Church Hair: Gene Juarez Salon (Genevieve) Photography: Kariba Photography Florals: Brown’s Floral Our reception photos are here. Curious about our engagement story? Read here. View our Honeymoon in Greece. ♥️ Our #NewlyNobles Wedding Video.
And just like that…everything changed! I now have the honor of planning my future with my best friend. Photos of the proposal are below. **Proposal Video** I wish I could say I knew the proposal was going to happen when it did, but I did not. I was shocked to say the least. J did… Continue reading I’m Engaged! 💍 #NewlyNobles
T’wina Franklin coaches cheerleading for University Place Junior Viking Cheer (UPJVC). She is first aid/cpr certified, WSCCA / WIAA stunt/safety certified, former head coach for Life Christian’s junior high squad for the 3 years, led several cheer camps through the YMCA, coached a rec team at Fort Lewis, cheered in high school and at University… Continue reading University Place Junior Viking Cheer