Programs & Initiatives

Male Involvement Program (MIP)


A youth violence prevention program and local My Brother's Keeper partnership aimed at middle school males of color. Students enrolled in MIP receive mentoring from adult males of color and teaches alternate options for reducing conflict, managing anger, and avoiding violence through structures dialogue, culture specific exercise and group mentoring.  

Girls With Purpose (GWP)


An all-girls program, in partnership with Sisterhood in the City, that combines positive adult female mentoring with group activities and a structured curriculum that helps to empower young females of color to succeed as productive citizens, both scholastically and in all aspects of their personal life. Its target audience is middle school aged girls between 11-14 years old.


Career Empowerment Academy


Tacoma Urban League and community partners are excited to announce our 2019 Academy schedule. The Academy offers evening classes to create a comprehensive career plan and the opportunity to network with industry leaders.


Black Empowerment Center


The African American Financial Capability Initiative (AAFCI) of Tacoma works to improve and protect the economic security of African-Americans in the Tacoma Pierce County area by enhancing asset-building services, improving policy advocacy strategies and increasing leadership capacity. 

Budget & Finance Workshops


Our free quarterly Household Budget & Finance Workshops provide information and tools that that help participants increase their financial well-being. Learn about how to calculate and build a household budget, plan your savings, access fresh start checking accounts and more. 

Budget Workshop Registration 

Credit Card Debt Workshop Registration

Home Ownership Program


Our Home Ownership Program helps community members achieve and sustain successful home ownership through a variety of classes, workshops, one-to-one coaching and support. Home ownership is one of the most important ways that families build wealth and we work to make that dream a reality. Classes are held every 2nd Saturday at Tacoma Urban League, 10AM-3PM.  Sign-up for more information.

Watch our video introduction. 


Sign up to hear from us about classes, opportunities, and events. 2550S. Yakima Ave. Tacoma, WA 98405 Phone: (253) 383-2007