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COVID-19 Resources and Support

Directory of Youth Resources & Programs

Small Business Owners & Entrepreneurs Application Help

Transportation Support for Food & Essential Workers

Graduate Tacoma and The Tacoma Urban League partnered to provide families and youth a directory of online resources. 

Transportation Support for Food & Essential Workers

Small Business Owners & Entrepreneurs Application Help

Transportation Support for Food & Essential Workers

The Tacoma Urban League is partnering with Lyft to help residents pick-up groceries, get to medical appointments,  or ride to an essential work site. One-time or longer term rides are available. 

Small Business Owners & Entrepreneurs Application Help

Small Business Owners & Entrepreneurs Application Help

Small Business Owners & Entrepreneurs Application Help

The Tacoma Urban League is helping small businesses and entrepreneurs prepare to submit applications to access EIDL, PPP, and Washington Small Business Emergency Grant funds.

We are with you!

In accordance with COVID-19 guidelines, our office will be closed to visitors most days and all classes/workshops/events are cancelled through April, but we are working around the clock to support families by utilizing phone, email, and social media as best as we can to answer questions about resources during this difficult time. 

Here is what we are doing to help:

  • Staffing Emergency First Responders/Essential Workers Day Camps in Tacoma organized by GTCF and Tacoma Public Schools
  • Helping small businesses and entrepreneurs prepare to submit applications to access EIDL, PPP, and Washington Small Business Emergency Grant funds.
  • Purchasing and delivering (to front doors) non-perishable food and hygiene items including diapers and paper goods
  • Providing Lyft codes for rides to the grocery store or essential work sites
  • Providing and delivering gift cards to local stores or local restaurants 
  • Developing and sharing a community Resource List 
  • Shifting our Male Involvement Program (MIP) mentoring to Zoom mentoring calls/video: ID 361-309-311
  • Shifting our Moms and Babies of Color support group to Zoom mentoring calls/video: ID 790-028-848
  • Launching a 4-week On-the-Job Construction Training Program starting May 5th
  • Recruiting COVID-19 community volunteers for Tacoma Public Schools using this form
  • Sharing our client needs using this South Sound form by Graduate Tacoma. 
  • Sharing Tacoma Urban League resources we are willing to offer the community using this South Sound form by Graduate Tacoma  
  • Continuing to promote #2020Census while families are home  
  • Allowing our van to be used by orgs or churches for senior/elderly grocery delivery 
  • Sharing educational resources in local parent groups including our Black Parent Alliance 


Please stay home if you can. Keep your family healthy and build in some quality time. Now is a good time to also complete your 2020 Census. Envelopes are arriving in the mail and forms can be completed online or over phone. Paper forms will arrive in the coming weeks.

Thank you for understanding. This all will bring us closer together! 


Be sure to check our Tacoma Urban League Facebook Page for resources, funding opportunities, and employment announcements. 

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Tacoma Urban League Guild

Tacoma Urban League Guild

Tacoma Urban League Guild

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A volunteer group formed to enhance and support the mission of the Tacoma Urban League.

Young Professionals

Tacoma Urban League Guild

Tacoma Urban League Guild

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Young professionals (21-40) working to empower their communities & helping to change lives.

Black Empowerment Center

Tacoma Urban League Guild

Black Empowerment Center

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 The center focuses on the financial bottom line for low-to-moderate income African American Families. 

Black Parents Alliance

Black Parents Alliance

Black Empowerment Center

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Empower and give voice to the concerns and successes of Black families and scholars in Tacoma.

Make Black Count

Black Parents Alliance

Make Black Count

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Make Black Count! was adopted as the slogan in 1970 and remains the rallying cry as we prepare for the 2020 Census campaign. 

African American Financial Capability Report

The African American Financial Capability Initiative highlights and tackles the structural causes and community consequences of the racial wealth gap.