This fall, we will launch the Graduate Tacoma Advocacy Network as our newest Collaborative Action Network. With this new Network, Graduate Tacoma aims to elevate the Tacoma/Pierce County voice to address impactful local, regional, and state policy issues that further our goals for a Tacoma where every child succeeds from cradle to college and career. Now is the time to build strong advocates for policies that disrupt longstanding inequities for historically underserved communities like ours. Last year, the Foundation for Tacoma Students launched advocacy efforts for the first time in [...]
About Cecilia GarzaCecilia Garza is the Director of Communications at the Foundation for Tacoma Students. If you have news or stories you'd like to share with the Graduate Tacoma community, reach out to her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mount Tahoma High School As we prepare for another graduation season, the Tacoma College Support Network (TCSN) is finding new ways to amplify their work. This time, with clear input from high school staff. Over the course of the next few weeks, Network members are visiting with Tacoma high school counselors, principals and faculty to better understand what’s been working for kids and where TCSN can offer support that’s synced up with schools. “Often, when people ask for input, they don’t necessarily listen to listen. They listen to [...]