Elvin Bucu is the Deputy Director with the Foundation for Tacoma Students. Elvin brings nearly two decades of experience in youth development and has dedicated his career to supporting families and young people.
What’s Next connects multiple community partners directly with Tacoma School District seniors navigating their post-secondary pathway of choice. Explore how to optimize and prioritize data collection in relation to immediate service to students, ultimately bridging the gaps between institutions, community-based organizations, and the students themselves.
Are you the Bridge or the Barrier? The Pierce County Community Engagement Task Force - a group of community members and advocates representing multiple community sectors and systems - asks this of all partners in service to our goal: to build trust among us as PEOPLE in service to community-defined success. In this session, you will learn about the action-oriented frameworks we utilize to empower partners to connect with empathy, dignity, and respect.
Hear from leaders involved in the Graduate Tacoma Community Learning Fund. These panelists, who have dedicated their work to serving youth and families, will discuss how they worked collaboratively over the last two years to learn from each other and to operationalize racial equity at their organizations.