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Trinity Presbyterian Church Shapes Urban Leaders

The Northwest Leadership Foundation believes that it is through collaboration that our cities become better; there is no better example than our partnership with Trinity Presbyterian Church. Going back more than 16, Trinity's continued partnership…
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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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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…


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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Leading with Intention

Building Something Tangible I like to work with my hands - to make something tangible, a concrete example of my time and energy.  There's something about the intention, focus and vulnerability of art that draws me in.  Something about the…

Love Our City: Krysten Bailey

Former ULT member Krysten Bailey shares her secret for endless energy: pure love.
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Aliyah Simcoff: Love Our City

Volunteer Aliyah Simcoff talks about traveling the world and coming home with fresh perspectives.

A Special Kind of Mentor

Taylor Tibbs writes about her experience as a College Bound Mentor at Lincoln High School through Urban Leaders in Training.

Contextual Leadership

Read a recap here of our Urban Leaders in Training discussions of leadership in this city.

Urban Leaders in Training

Read more about our Urban Leaders in Training initiative.