Tacoma Urban League & Bates Technical College Announce the Employment Empowerment Academy

Tacoma Urban League and Bates Technical College are partnering to bring you Employment Empowerment Academy. The Academy consists of a FREE 4-week class that is geared toward assistance with job readiness, job search, training, and labor market information. The program model facilitates ongoing assistance with job placement and connections to training needed for good-paying jobs […]

Happy New Year!

We hope you and your families had a joyous holiday season. We wish you the very best in 2018. In the month of February Tacoma Urban League will celebrate 50 years of service to the Tacoma-Pierce County community. From its earliest days in the civil rights movement, through years of partnership with government and public agencies, the Tacoma […]

Tacoma Urban League Receives $400,000 Grant from Northwest Area Foundation to Continue Local Project to Improve Wealth for African Americans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tacoma Urban League Receives $400,000 Grant from Northwest Area Foundation to Continue Local Project to Improve Wealth for African Americans Tacoma WA., (March 29, 2017) The Tacoma Urban League has received a grant of $400,000 from the Northwest Area Foundation to continue funding a Community of Practice project designed to build capacity […]

Civility, Incivility and Civil Disobedience

A Forum Series addressing the rise in political incivility including audience discussion that is taking place February 4, March 4, and April 1 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm at First United Methodist Church 621 Tacoma Ave. S. Session I: Civility in Public Discourse – Whose job is it, anyway? – (February 4) Session II: Maintaining […]

Tacoma Urban League Partners for the Center for Strong Families

TACOMA, Wash.—United Way of Pierce County is pleased to announce that Sound Outreach and Goodwill have been selected as partners to help low-income families through United Way’s first two Center for Strong Families, slated to open later this summer. The Centers will help families work toward financial stability and are vital to United Way’s 10-year goal […]

Tacoma Urban League Wins $200,000 Grant from Northwest Area Foundation

TACOMA, WA., (December 4, 2015) – The Tacoma Urban League has received a grant of $200,000 from the Northwest Area Foundation to fund the first phase of a Community of Practice designed to build capacity to improve economic outcomes for African Americans in Tacoma-Pierce County. The grant is part of a three-year initiative to advance […]