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Mentor253 - Relationships Matter!

NLF is excited to announce that we are revitalizing one of our core initiatives, Mentor253. Mentor253 began in 2007 by daily providing one-on-one mentoring at Mcilvaigh and Gault Middle Schools, and later at First Creek Middle School. A core…
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Act Six 2016 Senior Capstone - Reflecting on the Past, Planning for the Future

In April, the Northwest Leadership Foundation celebrated the upcoming graduation of 29 Act Six Scholars from Whitworth, Gonzaga, PLU, Northwest and Trinity Lutheran College. The reunion allowed the graduating scholars a final opportunity to…
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Welcome back ULT!

(Left: Self Defense class with Tasha Ina Church, Middle: Backstage Pass Tour of Tacoma with NLF President/CEO Patricia Talton and Executive VP Annie Jones Barnes, Right: Scavenger Hunt of Tacoma during ULT Orientation Week)   Urban…
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Friends Reunited in Service - From the Islands to Tacoma

Hayley Uliana and second year ULT member, Kyle Lee are both serving at Trinity Presbyterian Church this year. These childhood friends grew up in Hawaii and have been reunited for a year of service together on the ULT AmeriCorps Team. Read about…
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Meet Act Six Alumnus, Augustine Ajuogu

Northwest Cadre One, Graduated from University of Oxford with Masters of Immunology Meet Augustine Ajuogu, an Act Six alumnus from the first cadre of Northwest University.  He has been an on whirl-wind adventure since graduating in 2013. After…
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Governer Inslee Recognizes NLF

As part of a news release, Governor Jay Inslee recognized the Northwest Leadership Foundation as a successful AmeriCorps grant recipient. See the full announcement HERE. We are so grateful for the opportunity to continue our important work…
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Three Scholarships that Give More Than Dollars & the Best Online Resource for WA Scholarships

If you are graduating from high school soon and planning on attending college, then you will want to apply for scholarships. The nice thing about scholarships is that you don’t need to repay this money like you may need to do when it…
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ULT PAINTS TACOMA/PIERCE BEAUTIFUL

Urban Leaders in Training, a program of Northwest Leadership Foundation, teamed up to participate in the Paint Tacoma Pierce Beautiful program. The program uses volunteer to paint the exteriors of homes of low-income, elderly and disabled homeowners…
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Growing on the East Side

I haven't always loved the sun.  Growing up in South Texas, heat stroke is a very real possibility and taken super seriously.  But somewhere along the way (between Texas, Alabama, California, North Carolina and now Washington) I stopped being…