Programs, Initiatives & Partnerships

Male Involvement Program (MIP)


A youth violence prevention program and local My Brother's Keeper partnership aimed at elementary and middle school males of color who attend Lister, First Creek, Gray, and Stewart. Students enrolled in MIP receive mentoring from adult males of color and participate in culturally-anchored activities and structured group discussions on leadership, communication, alternate options for reducing conflict, managing anger, and avoiding violence.  

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. 

Family/Parenting Support


 Designed for families with children ages 0-12 years, this program helps parents learn positive parenting approaches. You can choose home visiting services, online, or to attend a support group.  Register or call 253.383.2007. 

Women of Color | Mom & Baby Support Group


Join us bi-weekly for a healthy snack & social support to women of color, their infants, & families. Our group meets 1st & 3rd Thursdays.

Chelsea Lawyer | Support Group Lead  253.798.4569

Open Sports Play | Tuesdays


Play with us as we elevate & build our community through sports & mentorship. Open Play is FREE every Tuesday, 6PM-7:30PM, and is open to ages 8+. Join us for seasonal sports training with elite, professional coaches of EL1 Sports. Register

April/May-  Baseball

June/July - Football

August - Track and Field

Sept/Oct - Baseball

Strategic Political Consulting & Government Relations


Our partner Archway Consulting Group has expertise in targeted communications for political campaigns and we're ready to hit the ground running. We help our clients navigate government regulation and form productive relationships with government leaders.  Learn More

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion


Our partners have tools to cultivate inclusiveness in your workplace. 

Archway Consulting

Coleman & Associates

The Institute for Sustainable Diversity & Inclusion

Candidate Training


Have You Thought About Running For Office? Do You Have The Tools That You Need To Run A Successful Political Campaign?

Tacoma Urban League and Archway Consulting Group invite you to join us on Saturday, April 20 for a discussion on the Mechanics of a Campaign. Register

Our Partners



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