Tag: Community

Jul
8

Manny’s Walk

Filed Under: - Posted @ 8:31am

Join the family of Manuel Ellis as they take a walk to remember his last moments, share what has and has not happened so far, and demands that the community can amplify. Wear a mask and bring a sign. Feel free to bring flowers to leave at the corner of 96th & Ainsworth. For more > Continue Reading

Jun
30

Caring With Pride

Filed Under: - Posted @ 11:02am

Rainbow Center’s Advocacy team in collaboration with Alma Mater Tacoma are committed to serving our community during this time. We will be continuing distributing – fresh boxed meals, – nonperishable food boxes, – masks and, – hygiene and sanitizing supplies in our parking lot (2215 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma). For more information, you can contact us > Continue Reading

Oct
28

Communities In Schools Luncheon

Filed Under: - Posted @ 11:03am

Support our mission to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. Our annual luncheon is an opportunity to learn more about how we help Tacoma students overcome barriers to success and graduate on time, and hear directly from our students about the impact we’ve made > Continue Reading

May
14

Social Emotional Learning Helps Kids Navigate COVID-19 Disruptions

Filed Under: Expanded Learning,PIERCE COUNTY CONNECTED,Vibrant Community - Posted @ 1:17pm

Sharing is usually something adults encourage kids to practice. That’s why Tess Guerrero understood how strange it sounded when she explained to a student that they couldn’t share their supplies because of safety measures due to COVID-19. “I don’t want to hear one more thing about this virus!” the student exclaimed. Tess said the student’s > Continue Reading

Mar
24

Salishan Grab-n-Go Meals & Activities

Filed Under: - Posted @ 12:12pm

Grab-n-Go Meals and Activities with KBTC Public Television and Tacoma Housing Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday starting 3/34/20 11am-1pm Salishan Family Investment Center (FIC) 1724 E 44th St, Tacoma, WA 98404 Stop by and pick up a FREE lunch and PBS KIDS educational activity packet during school closures. EVERYONE WELCOME! More information at kbtckids.org or [email protected]

Feb
13

Partnering To Inspire Young Women – T’wina Nobles, Ladies First

Filed Under: Vibrant Community - Posted @ 1:05pm

Over the past 38 years, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation has seen Pierce County grow and change, but what has remained constant is the passion people bring to building a thriving community. Sharing community knowledge and stories about our lived experiences builds everyone’s ability to make a positive impact. In our latest annual book of Pierce County > Continue Reading

Feb
13

Every Adult Can Build Youth Resilience and Help Students Thrive

Filed Under: Expanded Learning - Posted @ 1:01pm

During the end-of-school hustle and bustle on a recent afternoon at Tacoma’s Reed Elementary School, a group of students gathered around Gary Lowery. He sat on the steps of a stage in the cafeteria strumming his guitar. After playing a couple tunes of his own, Gary passed the guitar around the circle and let each > Continue Reading

Jan
9

GTCF Youth Philanthropy Board Engages in Dialogue Many Adults Won’t

Filed Under: Youth Philanthropy Board - Posted @ 2:39pm

  Racial differences split GTCF’s Youth Philanthropy Board (YPB) in two at a recent meeting. It wasn’t a rift in the group. Breaking into discussion groups according to racial identity was part of a facilitated exercise to support deeper reflection about how racism shows up in our community. “Noticing how I don’t have the same > Continue Reading

Jan
8

Partnering to Connect Diverse Leaders: Beth Boggs, American Leadership Forum of Tacoma-Pierce County

Filed Under: Vibrant Community - Posted @ 2:47pm

Over the past 39 years, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation has seen Pierce County grow and change, but what has remained constant is the passion people bring to building a thriving community. Sharing community knowledge and stories about our lived experiences builds everyone’s ability to make a positive impact. In our latest annual book of Pierce > Continue Reading

Dec
12

2020 Census Outreach Depends On Community Connections

Filed Under: Census 2020 - Posted @ 2:04pm

For the past year, Chris Jordan and his team at Fab-5 have been inviting youth, neighbors, and elders of the Tacoma Hilltop community to shape the development of new affordable housing units, and new community, commercial, and retail space along the Martin Luther King, Jr. Way corridor. Chris Jordan is co-Director of Fab-5, a nonprofit > Continue Reading