Tag: pierce county

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

Mar
19

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

Mar
13

Popcorn Pick Up at The Grand Cinema

Filed Under: - Posted @ 10:00pm

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
12

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

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!