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May
14

Exploring the Pacific with KBTC and APCC

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KBTC Kids and Asia Pacific Cultural Center present a celebration of Pacific Islander heritage. Enjoy storytelling from Guma Imahe of Guam, music and dancing from Hawaii, arts and crafts from the Island of Samoa and more! Join us May 13th from 6pm to 7pm for this free virtual family activity. Find out more and register > Continue Reading

Dec
2

Panic in the Pandemics: HIV and COVID

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World AIDS Day 2021 Panic in the pandemics: HIV and COVID Wednesday December 1 A virtual event, 6-7 pm 2021 marks 40 years since the first five cases of what later became known as AIDS were officially reported. PCAF will honor World AIDS Day this year by reflecting on the intersections of two pandemics–the HIV > Continue Reading

Jun
30

This Could Not Have Been An Email: Social Emotional Learning Makes Meetings Meaningful

Filed Under: Expanded Learning - Posted @ 11:38pm

A common complaint heard after many work meetings is, “This could have been an email”. For Expanded Learning providers participating in Tacoma’s Whole Child partnership under COVID-19 conditions, virtual team meetings have been something they actually look forward to.  After 3 years of providing programs on-site at 12 elementary schools across Tacoma, Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO) had to shift to an online format under COVID-19 conditions. This meant that ELO providers wouldn’t see > Continue Reading

Jun
30

Complex Gifts Can Simply Transform Communities

Filed Under: Philanthropy - Posted @ 2:44pm

 “Sometimes the most important stuff is not all about the money.” – Marydale Brooks The late Marydale Brooks believed the “important stuff” happened “when everyone starts pitching in with their talents, resources, or pure grunt work to get the job done.” A longtime Buckley resident, she was unassuming in her demeanor, community-minded, and collaborative in > Continue Reading

Jun
2

CIS Tacoma Annual Luncheon: 20 Years of Community Building

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Every year Communities In Schools of Tacoma (CIST) hosts a luncheon to celebrate our students success and invite attendees to be a part of the CIST story. In 2021, our luncheon is more vital than ever as we work to re-engage students after a year of virtual learning and social distancing. Did you know it > Continue Reading

Apr
20

Rebuilding Hope’s Annual Fundraiser: Sisters Rising Virtual Movie & Program

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For Rebuilding Hope’s Annual Fundraiser we will be hosting a virtual screening and panel discussion of the award-winning documentary Sisters Rising. The documentary follows several Native American women as they combat the sexual assault epidemic facing their communities. Following the film, we will offer an interactive and educational program to include a panel of field > Continue Reading

Mar
13

Popcorn Pick Up at The Grand Cinema

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Bring a bag of our beloved popcorn home! The crispy kernels you love topped with real butter (or not; it’s vegan if you go without!) are available for takeout in sizes Medium ($5) and Large ($7), from 3pm to 6pm.  Walk up with credit card or exact change only. Merch and gift certificates also for > Continue Reading

Mar
11

Ride The Bus with THA & HAC: Gentrification and Development in Hilltop

Filed Under: - Posted @ 10:00pm

Join Brendan Nelson (Hilltop Action Coalition) and Alyssa Torrez (Tacoma Housing Authority) in a discussion about housing and transit developments in Hilltop and how they can affect local residents. Register today!

Feb
4

Outdoor Screening: The Peace Bus @ The Patio – Alma Mater

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Alma Mater Tacoma is hosting an all-ages screening of The Peace Bus pilot episode, “Mr. Brown’s Pies” in their socially-distanced outdoor space. Kwabi developed the show to not only talk about themes of friendship, kindness and compassion – The Peace Bus series also aims to start conversations about social issues with youth. Check out the website to see > Continue Reading

Feb
3

Outdoor Screening: The Peace Bus @ The Patio – Alma Mater

Filed Under: - Posted @ 10:30pm

Alma Mater Tacoma is hosting an all-ages screening of The Peace Bus pilot episode, “Mr. Brown’s Pies” in their socially-distanced outdoor space. Kwabi developed the show to not only talk about themes of friendship, kindness and compassion – The Peace Bus series also aims to start conversations about social issues with youth. Check out the website to see > Continue Reading