Articles2022-08-19T15:17:26-07:00

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Pierce County Students Call For Safe Spaces and Organizational Support

In response to the recent tragedy in Hilltop, Seeds of Peace (SOP) hosted a Healing Circle at the Tacoma Urban Performing Arts Center to provide young people a space to process the loss of a child through violence, discuss safe spaces, and come up with solutions on how to [...]

We The Youth: Pierce County Students Talk Race Equity and Gun Violence

While Seeds of Peace has been convening students for years, this town hall held a certain promise: that their voices would be heard by local adults who have the power to help them make tangible change. Pierce County youth gathered earlier this month to talk about safety and race [...]

Shawn Ginwright, PhD Headlines at the 2022 Promise of Play Symposium

Greentrike is excited to announce that educator, innovator, and activist Shawn Ginwright, PhD, will be the keynote speaker at the annual Promise of Play Symposium on May 12, 2022. The Symposium will be held in person this year at the McGavick Conference Center at Clover Park Technical College. The [...]

Play is On Base: How This Washington State Museum is Following Through on Its Commitment to Military Families

“Working directly with military families has been incredibly humbling and informative. It has also been wonderful to collaborate with experts in areas of military families’ unique needs.” — Kimberly McKenney, Planning and Evaluation Director at Greentrike Opening a museum after years of planning and development is exciting on its own, [...]

Expanded Learning Opportunities in Session for Spring Semester

Greentrike OSTI kicked off spring Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO) programming on January 10, 2022. The spring semester marks the second semester for ELO programming at Tacoma Public Schools (TPS) and the start of ELO programming for University Place School District (UPSD). Over 35 ELO providers are hosting sessions at [...]

Book to Home Brings Learning and Wonder to Students of Jennie Reed Elementary

Third graders of Jennie Reed Elementary School greeted the winter Book to Home distribution with warm smiles and a fervor for reading. Books were delivered by the Early Learning and Reading Network, a joint effort by Graduate Tacoma and Greentrike on December 21, 2021. This delivery marks the third [...]

Early Learning & Reading Network Now Powered by Greentrike

Written by guest contributor: Elvin Bucu - Deputy Director, Foundation for Tacoma Students As the Graduate Tacoma community-wide movement progresses into its second decade of work, the Foundation for Tacoma Students (FFTS) is pleased to announce that the facilitation and leadership of the Early Learning & Reading Network (ELRN) will [...]

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