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Tag: University of Washington-Tacoma

May
14

Partnering to Honor Community History: Gregory M. Tanbara, GTCF Board Alumnus

Filed Under: Philanthropy,Strengthening Pierce County,Vibrant Community - Posted @ 9:29am

Over the past 38 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

Sep
12

Partnering for Census 2020: Dr. Ali Modarres, Director of Urban Studies – University of Washington Tacoma

Filed Under: Census 2020,Strengthening Pierce County - Posted @ 9:13am

Over the past 38 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 County > Continue Reading

Aug
3

Paint the Park Purple

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If you bleed purple and gold, you won’t want to miss out on the 11th anniversary of Paint the Park Purple. Cheney Stadium will be transformed with special Husky purple uniforms, t-shirt giveaways, a visit from Hendrix the Husky and more. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit student scholarships for UW Tacoma students. Family activities > Continue Reading

Jul
21

2019 Summer Soiree

Filed Under: - Posted @ 1:30am

Join UW Tacoma for an evening of live music and great food and help support our students through Emergency Aid.

Feb
21

2019 Urban Studies Forum

Filed Under: - Posted @ 3:30pm

“Learning From Other Cities,” the theme for the 2019 Urban Studies Forum, is a chance to take best practices used elsewhere and create our own local adaptations. This year’s forum includes leadership, planners and researchers from four cities. Bristol, U.K. (Inclusive governance) Leeds, U.K. (child-centered city) New York, NY (coalition building and community development) Long > Continue Reading

Feb
6

Partnering For An Engaged Community: Bill & Della Robertson

Filed Under: Philanthropy,Uncategorized,Vibrant Community - Posted @ 2:01pm

At Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, we’ve seen how much more we can accomplish when we work together.  Since 1981, community members have shared their commitment to a thriving Pierce County by partnering with GTCF to bring their vision to life and build a legacy for future generations.  In our 2018 yearbook, Pierce County Partners, a few > Continue Reading

Jan
28

WORKSHOP: Race, Power, and Social Impact Within Nonprofit Organizations

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Social impact organizations often unconsciously perpetuate institutional racism, which undercuts their purpose and impact and contributes to organizational dysfunction. This course addresses the drivers of institutional racism in nonprofit organizations, the blind spots that allow those drivers to persist, and provides tools to advance equity and societal impact in those organizations. This course focuses on > Continue Reading

Oct
11

Partnering for the Whole Child: Tacoma Public Schools

Filed Under: Expanded Learning,Strengthening Pierce County,Vibrant Community - Posted @ 10:43am

At Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, we’ve seen how much more we can accomplish when we work together.  Since 1981, community members have shared their commitment to a thriving Pierce County by partnering with GTCF to bring their vision to life and build a legacy for future generations.  In our 2018 yearbook, Pierce County Partners, a few > Continue Reading

Oct
11

Health Care Careers Pathway Opens for Tacoma Students

Filed Under: Philanthropy,Strengthening Pierce County,Uncategorized - Posted @ 10:31am

Lois Bernstein is always looking for ways to connect her community to healthcare resources.  As Chief Community Executive with Multicare Health System, she oversees programs such as the Center for Healthy Living, Adult Day Health, New Adventures Children’s Center and Tree House. Over the past few years, she developed partnerships within the community to connect Tacoma students > Continue Reading

Aug
8

‘In Our Backyard’ Event Activates Community Conversation on Homelessness

Filed Under: Housing,Vibrant Community - Posted @ 1:04pm

Every month, GTCF talks with organizers of events posted on our Community Calendar to find out what happened and what they learned. In this edition, Roni Chelben – City of Tacoma Artist in Residence shares her experience putting together In Our Backyard, a traveling series of community events that uses various arts and participatory experiences to > Continue Reading