Tag: diversity

Apr
1

ANEW’s 4th Annual Diversity and Inclusion Summit

Filed Under: - Posted @ 3:00pm

Spring is just around the corner with opportunities for employers in the construction industry to come together at the 2020 Diversity and Inclusion Summit hosted by ANEW. This event will be held on April 1, 2020 at the Tacoma Convention Center. This summit will be an opportunity for professional organizations to learn how to bring > 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

Sep
18

Queer Career Social

Filed Under: - Posted @ 6:00pm

The Queer Career Social is back and BIGGER than ever! Are you a member of the LGBTQ+ community who is seeking employment? Do you need help with your interview attire? Join us on Wednesday, September 18th from 11am-1pm at People’s Community Center for the Queer Career Social. This event is FREE and open to the > Continue Reading

Aug
7

Laughter and Food Build Community at Kain Tayo! Filipino Fiesta

Filed Under: Spark Grants - Posted @ 1:50pm

 Tacoma-based arts organizer Clarissa Grace Gines and local chef Jan Parker struggled to find events in Pierce County that celebrated their Filipino heritage. After years of driving to Seattle to attend events, they recently applied for – and received – a Spark Grant to help create their own event locally. Kain Tayo!, which translates > Continue Reading

May
10

3 Best Selling Authors of YA at Lincoln High School

Filed Under: - Posted @ 8:00pm

Authors of Young Adult Literature, Ibi Zoboi, Tiffany D. Jackson and Maurene Goo will be coming to speak at Lincoln High School Auditorium on May 10th, 2019. Books will be sold and author meet & greet will be from 2:05-2:30 in the Lincoln High School Library. This event will be attended by students, staff, teachers > Continue Reading

Oct
11

Unleashing Philanthropic Potential through Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Filed Under: Philanthropy,Professional Advisors - Posted @ 11:48am

Philanthropic leaders from around the region embraced the potential for greater donor diversity at the South Sound Philanthropy Summit in September. Hosted by two volunteer-led organizations, AFP South Sound and South Sound Planned Giving Council, the Summit brought together development professionals, allied professionals, professional advisers, and philanthropists for a day of education and networking.   > Continue Reading