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May
5

Hire Pierce County Virtual Job Fair

Filed Under: - Posted @ 4:00pm

Join us at Hire Pierce County, a virtual job fair featuring employers throughout Pierce County looking to fill open positions. Job opportunities range from healthcare to manufacturing and everything in between. Chat live with representatives from local businesses in healthcare, transportation, retail, manufacturing, and more. You don’t want to miss this exciting event! Register today!

Apr
23

Viking and Nordic Culture and Arts Festival

Filed Under: - Posted @ 7:00pm

Be a Viking for a day, walk through a Viking Village, see weapons and tools made on a forge, see wood carvers, silversmiths, weavers and more. Fun Activities for the whole family and an exhibit of handmade traditional crafts. Enjoy wonderful Scandinavian music and dancers, a youth fiddle group, art, vendors, and more! Karshner Museum > Continue Reading

Oct
28

Cradle to Career Luncheon

Filed Under: - Posted @ 6:00pm

Foundation for Tacoma Students

The Foundation for Tacoma Students is pleased to invite you to the sixth annual Cradle to Career Luncheon: Today’s Movement, Tomorrow’s Future. During the virtual event, our community will focus on the newly established 2030 community-wide goal and reflect on our shared learning over the last decade. Join us as we reveal the indicators to realize the > Continue Reading

Oct
26

Goodwill Virtual Community Conversation Event – Power Up!

Filed Under: - Posted @ 6:30pm

Please join Goodwill and guests to discuss the imperative of digital equity and skills training for the people in our community. Please register by Oct 15 by sending an email to  Chris Politakis – [email protected]

Jun
18

The Donut King film screening and discussion

Filed Under: - Posted @ 1:00am

KBTC along with Tacoma Refugee Choir and Asia Pacific Cultural Center present: THE DONUT KING – a free film screening and discussion. The Donut King is an award-winning film about Ted Ngoy’s rags-to-riches story of a refugee escaping Cambodia, arriving in America in 1975, and building an unlikely multimillion-dollar empire baking America’s favorite pastry, the > Continue Reading

May
6

Degrees of Change: Community Voices – Spring Fundraiser

Filed Under: - Posted @ 11:00pm

This year, our goal is to raise $100,000 to invest in the voices that make our communities thrive. Through the month of April, you can find stories of our scholars, program graduates, and community partners. Then on Thursday May 6, 2021 at 4 pm PST, join us to hear program and organizational updates, more stories, > Continue Reading

May
6

Good Information And Trusted People Critical To COVID-19 Vaccine Equity

Filed Under: PIERCE COUNTY CONNECTED - Posted @ 2:17pm

People lined up outside, wearing masks, waiting for COVID-19 vaccines.

COVID-19 vaccine supply now exceeds demand. However, vaccine availability does not automatically equal vaccination for all people in all places. In Pierce County, efforts are underway to make it easy and desirable for all communities to get the vaccine. In Yakima, an effort called the Partnership for Food Security offers valuable lessons for improving vaccine equity.  Yakima County Commissioner Amanda McKinney shared an important insight from the partnership about encouraging vaccine participation, “You need to > Continue Reading

May
2

Second Cycle – Slow Social Rides

Filed Under: - Posted @ 1:00am

Get Slo+Social with 2nd Cycle! Cyclists of all ages and experience levels encouraged to attend! (under 18 will need a parent/guardian to sign them in) Rides are anywhere from 3 – 5 miles long, we provide the music and the route – you provide the rest! Join us on May 1st! Gather at 6pm roll > Continue Reading

Mar
30

Dr. Jerry and Elaine Ramsey: A Historical Legacy To Set The Record Straight

Filed Under: Philanthropy - Posted @ 4:23pm

Dr. Jerry and Elaine Ramsey posing in Branson Missouri

Dr. Jerry Ramsey and his late wife, Elaine, were true lovers of Tacoma long before it became the hottest housing market in the nation. Through their work as educators and authors, they built connections to the region’s history. As engaged community members, they also built lasting supports for generations to come.   “Elaine and I have never lived outside of the Tacoma area”, said Dr. Jerry. > Continue Reading

Mar
26

The Black Robe Podcast

Filed Under: - Posted @ 1:00am

The Black Robe Podcast is the online messenger of Pierce County’s Black/African descent community. Hosts Carol Mitchell and Anzhane Slaughter are women of color and social influencers in their respective demographics. Baby Boomers and Millenials alike will enjoy their lively, inter-generational dialogue, their commentary on current events, their provocative interviews with justice system leaders and > Continue Reading