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Categories: Arts & Culture, Education, Neighborhood & Communities

Write253 is a literacy arts organization whose mission is to provide youth with meaningful and transformative writing opportunities that cross boundaries and create community in greater Tacoma and Pierce County.

Executive Director

Mary Fox


1310 MLK Way
Tacoma, WA 98405
Phone: (253) 460-4474
Email: [email protected]

Write253 hosts after school writing clubs in elementary and middle schools, presents Louder Than a Bomb: The Tacoma Teen Poetry Festival, and conducts workshops at Remann Hall Juvenile Detention Center. We also run a free summer camp for youth in Hilltop and collaborate with a wide range of schools and community organizations in Pierce County.


Annual Budget: $50,000 or less

Number of Employees: 1-5

Accepts Volunteers: Yes

Service Area: Pierce County

People Served Annually: 1,000-1,5000