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Listening to Youth Helps Drive Racial Equity At Pierce County Nonprofits

Filed Under: Philanthropy,Strengthening Pierce County,Vibrant Community - Posted @ 7:44am

  Jonathan Jackson, Palmer Scholars’ Executive Director, runs an organization that supports underrepresented Pierce County students of color to overcome financial, cultural, and social barriers in their pursuit of higher education. He pointed to the fact that youth voice is essential for their mission, “If you’re talking about building an equitable future, but you’re not > Continue Reading


Palmer Scholars Stand Up & Cheer Luncheon

Filed Under: - Posted @ 6:30pm

Please join us for our 9th annual Stand Up & Cheer luncheon! Each year, we gather to celebrate our Scholars and the many community members who help us guide them into and through college. Our Scholars can’t wait to meet you and tell you more about our year of incredible growth!


Funding Available to Make Sure Your Community Counts in the 2020 Census

Filed Under: Census 2020 - Posted @ 10:18am

GTCF to Award $400,000 in Grants to Pierce County organizations for 2020 Census Outreach    Lifelong Tillicum resident Jonathan Jackson knows firsthand how some Pierce County communities struggle to obtain good schools, roads, even sidewalks. That’s what prompted him to join the You Count Campaign, a collective of Pierce County organizations that recognize the importance > Continue Reading