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It’s the Enslavement for Me
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It’s the Enslavement for Me

BY MICHAEL JORDAN BUSINESS OPERATIONS SPECIALIST, BLACK COLLECTIVE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SOUND OUTREACH It’s the enslavement for me… Headlines rang with the announcement, “Walmart apologizes for Juneteenth ice cream flavor after backlash.”  In the same article, CBS News stated, “The Juneteenth ice cream’s packaging urged consumers to ‘share and celebrate African-American culture, emancipation, and enduring…

HIRE 253 connects residents with housing and employment
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HIRE 253 connects residents with housing and employment

HIRE 253 is back! It was pouring rain on September 17, but that didn’t stop community organizations and employers throughout Pierce County from joining together at People’s Park in Tacoma to connect residents with resources for housing and employment opportunities. More than 160 people attended Hire 253, many of whom are experiencing homelessness. The event…

October Task Force Update
Updates

October Task Force Update

The Pierce County Community Engagement Task Force is making many new and exciting changes that will help us collaborate, grow, and continue to bring economic mobility to individuals and families in Pierce County. Our main meetings will now be held every other month to provide more time to focus on our initiatives. However, we will…

September Task Force Update
Updates

September Task Force Update

The Pierce County Community Engagement Task Force is making many new and exciting changes that will help us collaborate, grow, and continue to bring economic mobility to individuals and families in Pierce County. Our main meetings will now be held every other month to provide more time to focus on our initiatives. However, we will…