Boeing awards $91K for new TCH childcare training program

TweetWe are excited to share that Boeing has awarded Tacoma Community House $91,000 to begin the Childhood Early Education Resource project, or CHEER, a program designed to help refugees and immigrants become certified childcare workers! According to Childcare Aware, children of refugees and immigrants now account for 25% of U.S. children under the age of 6. Creating a more culturally- and linguistically-diverse…

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TCH partners with Olympia University of Business and Technology to offer programming course

TweetTacoma Community House is proud to announce a new partnership with Olympia University of Business and Technology to offer a course on .NET programming beginning November 2017. This article appeared in the Business Examiner blog October 17, 2017: http://www.businessexaminer.com/blog/October-2017/OUBT-adds-training-sessions-in-Tacoma/ The Olympia University of Business and Technology has opened a new training session and location, the…

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Boeing grants $86,000 to Project Nightingale

TweetTACOMA, WA—This past November, aircraft manufacturer Boeing granted $86,000 to Tacoma Community House’s Project Nightingale, an initiative of the agency’s Employment Department to help adults earn their Nursing Assistant Certification. It is the second time Boeing donated to the project, having provided the initial start-up funds two years ago. Tacoma Community House (TCH) is a…

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Statement on Executive Orders Targeting Immigrants & Refugees

Tweet Photo by Jonathan McIntosh, via Wikimedia Commons This week, President Trump announced Executive Orders targeting Mexican immigrants and refugees from majority-Muslim countries. While we don’t yet know the full scope of the orders and can’t predict what consequences they will have for our community, we want all of our students, clients, and supporters to trust…

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Bank of America Awards $75,000 to Client Advocacy Program

TweetBank of America’s ‘Basic Needs’ grant is returning survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other crimes to safety. TACOMA, WA—Tacoma Community House (TCH), a multi-service agency that has aided immigrants, refugees, and low-income South Sound residents since 1910, has been awarded a $75,000 grant from Bank of America to fund the agency’s Client Advocacy/Victims…

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