Tag: youth


Salishan Youth Leadership Committee

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Seeking Salishan Youth (middle – high school aged) Interested in Leadership Youth Leadership Committee on Zoom Tuesdays & Thursdays 11am-1:30pm For more information, please contact Ylc Robert McAfee at 253-302-0136 or [email protected]


Social Emotional Learning Helps Kids Navigate COVID-19 Disruptions

Filed Under: Expanded Learning,PIERCE COUNTY CONNECTED,Vibrant Community - Posted @ 1:17pm

Sharing is usually something adults encourage kids to practice. That’s why Tess Guerrero understood how strange it sounded when she explained to a student that they couldn’t share their supplies because of safety measures due to COVID-19. “I don’t want to hear one more thing about this virus!” the student exclaimed. Tess said the student’s > Continue Reading


GTCF Youth Philanthropy Board Engages in Dialogue Many Adults Won’t

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  Racial differences split GTCF’s Youth Philanthropy Board (YPB) in two at a recent meeting. It wasn’t a rift in the group. Breaking into discussion groups according to racial identity was part of a facilitated exercise to support deeper reflection about how racism shows up in our community. “Noticing how I don’t have the same > Continue Reading


Healthy Eastside Food Forum and Community Workshop

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Healthy Food. Food Equity. Food Innovation. Please join the Healthy Eastside Food Forum and Community Workshop. Tell us what you think! What does a healthy, equitable, innovative food environment look like in Eastside Tacoma? Location: Eastside Community Center, 1721 East 56th St., Tacoma, WA Date: September 14, 2019 Time: 10 a.m – 3 p.m. Organized > Continue Reading


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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


Safe Streets and Youth Leading Change Safety Week

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Admission is FREE Spaces are LIMITED Lunch will be PROVIDED For current and incoming HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH This program will meet at: South End Substation @ Wapato Park 1501 S 72nd St, Tacoma, WA 98408 You will have the choice to attend any of the following sessions: CERT & Emergency Preparedness: Tuesday, July 9, 10AM > Continue Reading


Youth Leadership Summit

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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


Surviving & Thriving: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall

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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots. The Rainbow Center has decided to commemorate this important moment in LGBTQ history with an event at the Rainbow Center on Wednesday, June 26th. – Participate in a Stonewall Photo Project with professional photographer, Alice Di Certo. We want to capture the South Sound’s LGBTQ > Continue Reading


Summer SOULstice

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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


Deadline to Apply: Youth Heritage Project 2019!

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Join us this summer for a four-day field school at Olympic National Park, July 9-12! The Washington Trust for Historic Preservation presents the annual Youth Heritage Project. Experience the beauty and biodiversity of this amazing national park while exploring how historic and cultural resources coexist with wilderness. This program is FREE OF COST for those > Continue Reading