Old Milwaukee Café hosts cookie fundraiser for TCH

Owners of the Old Milwaukee Café & Dessert Company on Tacoma’s 6th Avenue, Pat and Chad Kerth, have come up with a unique (and tasty) way to push back against President Trump’s executive actions targeting immigrants and refugees. All February long, the husband and wife team are selling frosted, cat-shaped shortbread cookies modeled after the hats protesters wore…

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Write a letter To Immigrants With Love

#ToImmigrantsWithLove is a letter writing campaign for immigrants and their supporters to flood the internet with positivity and support this Valentine’s Day! Join us in showing Tacoma’s immigrants that they are an important part of our community, families, and everyday lives. Get Involved: Go to our survey to write a short message to a friend, loved one, or…

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Boeing grants $86,000 to Project Nightingale

TACOMA, 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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Liz Dunbar to speak at UW Tacoma Urban Studies Forum, Feb. 16th

UW Tacoma Urban Studies Forum: Assessing the South Sound’s Prospects as a Welcoming Region ▶ REGISTER NOW ◀ Thursday, February 16, 2017 | 8:30AM to 1:30PM William W.Philip Hall (WPH) 1918 Pacific Avenue Tacoma  Washington  98402 Panel I: Immigrant contribution to urban revitalization This panel focuses on national and regional experiences in immigrant rich areas, primarily on the contributions of…

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Statement on Executive Orders Targeting Immigrants & Refugees

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 that…

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

Bank 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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Job Opening: City Resource Navigator (Part-Time) at REACH Center

City Resource Navigator (Part-Time) The REACH Center, Tacoma, WA Click here to download this job listing as a Word Document Organization Description: The REACH Center works with nearly 3,000 at-risk youth and young adults ages 16-24 each year to provide them with educational opportunities, career development, peer mentoring, and other supportive services. REACH has a strong…

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Job Opening: Program Coordinator (Summer Jobs 253 and Career Pathways)

Program Coordinator – Summer Jobs 253 and Career Pathways The REACH Center, Tacoma, WA Click here to download this job listing as a Word Document Organization Description: The REACH Center works with nearly 3,000 at-risk youth and young adults ages 16-24 each year to provide them with educational opportunities, career development, peer mentoring, and other supportive…

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Job Opening: Deputy Director at REACH Center

Deputy Director at REACH Center The REACH Center, Tacoma, WA Click here to download this job listing as a Word Document Organization Description: The REACH Center works with nearly 3,000 at-risk youth and young adults ages 16-24 each year to provide them with educational opportunities, career development, peer mentoring, and other supportive services. REACH has a…

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Andre’s Story

In 1991, 21-year-old Andre Barnett decided to make the trek from one West Coast to another nearly 6,400 miles away. He left his family in Senegal, a coastal country with French colonial heritage on Africa’s west edge, to California, birthplace of Hollywood, surfer dudes, and Joe Dimaggio. Andre recalls being a fish out of water…

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