Tag: teens

Aug
29

TEDxYouth@WrightPark

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
21

Summer SOULstice

Filed Under: - Posted @ 12:00am

Hosted by Tacoma’s former Poet Laureate Kellie Richardson, Summer SOULstice is an intersection of creativity, community and commerce. June 21st marks summer solstice, the longest day and shortest night of the year. SOULstice will hold space to celebrate this annual miracle by featuring emerging and established artists from marginalized communities. The work featured will carry > Continue Reading

Dec
10

Spark Grants Light Up Communities

Filed Under: Spark Grants,Vibrant Community - Posted @ 11:59am

 It all started with a conversation.  Sandra Smith, a real estate agent from Buckley, says she was talking with her teenage daughter and a group of classmates about a lack of opportunity to contribute to community when the idea for Merry on Main was born.  “They all said, ‘We would [get involved] if there > Continue Reading