Thank You!
Thank you to each and every one of our community partners and supporters for taking the time to join us at this year's Community Impact Report Forum. Your dedication to keeping children at the center drives this movement!
The Numbers Are In!
Tacoma students are making strides across the board. Still, there is a lot of work to do to continue to close gaps in access, opportunity, and achievement for all students. Take a closer look at the data and the Graduate Tacoma movement’s progress toward a Tacoma where every child succeeds in school, career, and life.
Recap & Replay
“Our kids are capable. We just got to give them the supports they need.” — Executive Director Tafona Ervin highlights the gains as well as the opportunities in an executive summary of the data.
Dig Deeper
Our interactive Data Dashboard is freshly updated with the latest data, giving additional context to narrative featured in the Report. Dig in!
The Highlights in Photos
See some of our favorite moments from the 2019 Community Impact Report Forum — from student performances to speakers and spoken word.
Graduate Tacoma in the News:
Initiative Aims to Boost College Enrollment and Completion
There has been growth in the number of students receiving a high school diploma. But that's not the case for the number of students going on to college. Local NPR affiliate, KNKX reports on a new initiative by Graduate Tacoma and the Foundation to improve college completion rates.
Partnerships in Action
As featured in the 2019 Community Impact Report, read stories of partnerships, shared vision and creative solutions to support Tacoma kids when and where they need us.