Vibrant Schools Tacoma Coalition is a hub, network and platform to address the deep disparities in education that affect young people of color and those impacted by poverty.

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    Does race matter in Tacoma Schools and how have you been impacted?

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    How have you been impacted by racism in School and what would make it better?

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Lucas Smiraldo

“What’s the plan? That’s the biggest question we have”

Lucas Smiraldo
Liesl Santkuyl

“We are asking the board to dive into racial disparities at a deeper level.”

Liesl Santkuyl
Sally Perkins

“Data should be reported on a regular basis, so that the board and the community can see what is happening.”

Sally Perkins

Join Us!

 We advocate for measureable, broad based change and to apply Tacoma School district wide strategies that will improve student achievement and end an achievement gap. Will you join us in the fight!