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May
20

Freedom Summer Symposium

Filed Under: - Posted @ 5:00pm

The Symposium is a social justice “call to action,” targeting the 18-35 demographic, social justice activists, and aspiring leaders. The IBJ partners with an institution of higher education to expose young adults to human-centered design and design thinking as part of a paid experience. ACES participants form small teams present a set of recommendations that > Continue Reading

May
19

Freedom Summer Symposium

Filed Under: - Posted @ 5:00pm

The Symposium is a social justice “call to action,” targeting the 18-35 demographic, social justice activists, and aspiring leaders. The IBJ partners with an institution of higher education to expose young adults to human-centered design and design thinking as part of a paid experience. ACES participants form small teams present a set of recommendations that > Continue Reading

Nov
17

Women Who Run: Leadership lessons from elected officials

Filed Under: - Posted @ 7:30pm

Panel discussion with and by women leaders in Government and Public Service. The panelists will talk about their experiences and lessons learned as elected officials. Hosted by Milgard Women’s Initiative (University of Washington, Tacoma)

Jul
9

Salishan Youth Leadership Committee

Filed Under: - Posted @ 6:00pm

Seeking Salishan Youth (middle – high school aged) Interested in Leadership Youth Leadership Committee on Zoom Tuesdays & Thursdays 11am-1:30pm For more information, please contact Ylc Robert McAfee at 253-302-0136 or [email protected]

Mar
11

Parents See the Difference Caring Adults Make for Their Students

Filed Under: Expanded Learning - Posted @ 3:44pm

Members of the Vision Step team at Edison Elementary School marched into the cafeteria as they wrapped up their after-school step dance session on a recent afternoon. As the girls waited for their rides to arrive, Codi Scharry and Danielle Bryant, parents of team members, handed out Rice Krispy treats to everyone. “I bring snacks > 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

Aug
29

[email protected]

Filed Under: - Posted @ 7:00pm

This event will host up to 100 youth in the Tacoma area who want to be educated, inspired, and empowered about current issues. The event will feature various speakers who will present 10-minute TED-style talks on interdisciplinary issues and work. This event is free, but ticket reservations must be made at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4305613

Jun
28

Youth Leadership Summit

Filed Under: - Posted @ 4:00pm

Gain leadership skills today. Build confidence for the future. Youth ages 12-17—this summit is for YOU—and it’s FREE! Friday, June 28, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Star Center (3873 S. 66th St., Tacoma, WA 98409). You’ll learn: • Communication skills to become effective leaders. • Strategies to get—and stay—on a wellness path. • How to grow > Continue Reading

Jun
12

Local Boys Help Each Other Grow in “The Gent Way” Through Tacoma Gents

Filed Under: Expanded Learning - Posted @ 4:06pm

With a stack of pepperoni pizzas sitting on the cafeteria table in front of them, a group of boys from Tacoma’s Birney Elementary School waited patiently while two other boys meticulously counted out the number of pieces available. Then, the young men of the Tacoma Gents after school program worked together to evenly distribute the slices > Continue Reading

May
8

Local Girls ‘Step’ Into Leadership Roles After School

Filed Under: Expanded Learning,Vibrant Community - Posted @ 4:09pm

The Vision Step Team after-school program at Sheridan Elementary almost never came to be. When only three girls signed up at the beginning of the year, Coach Chelsea McElory said some people urged her to try another school.  “You really need about ten girls to make it run full throttle,” Chelsea explained, “but these girls > Continue Reading