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 ☀️
The Black Future Co-op Fund launched June 16, 2020 in recognition of this powerful moment and the opportunity for transformational change. Acknowledging the harm systemic racism has done to the Black community in Washington state, the Fund will be a collective hub for efforts to eradicate poverty, build generational wealth, preserve Black Culture, and celebrate… Continue reading Our Black Future Co-op Fund
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!
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
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