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Senator T’wina Nobles Receives The Council of State Governments 20 Under 40 Leadership Award

Senator T’wina Nobles Receives The Council of State Governments 20 Under 40 Leadership Award

Lexington, Ky. – The Council of State Governments is excited to recognize Senator T’wina Nobles as a recipient of the 2021 CSG 20 Under 40 Leadership Award. This annual honor highlights the outstanding work of 20 up-and-coming elected and appointed officials from across the country who not only exemplify strong leadership skills but have also demonstrated a true commitment to ...

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About T’wina

Sen. T’wina Nobles represents the 28th Legislative District, which includes the cities of Fircrest, Lakewood, Steilacoom, Dupont, University Place, Tacoma, Anderson Island, Ketron Island, McNiel Island, as well as Joint Base Lewis McChord. Sworn into office in 2021, she is the first Black state senator to serve in a decade.

Sen. Nobles brings two decades of experience in education and community leadership to her role as vice chair of the Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee as well as vice chair of the Higher Education & Workforce Development Committee. She also sits on the Transportation Committee and the Behavioral Health Subcommittee.

Read Sen. Nobles’ full biography here.

T'wina In the News

NewsOne: Washington State’s First Black Woman Senator Rosa Franklin Has Park Named In Her Honor

NewsOne: Washington State’s First Black Woman Senator Rosa Franklin Has Park Named In Her Honor

From pioneering democratic presidential candidate Shirley Chisholm to political powerhouse Stacey Abrams, Black women have historically been instrumental in shaping the landscape of politics. Rosa Franklin—a woman who broke racial and gender barriers in Washington state’s political sphere—is being celebrated ...

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Forbes: OL Reign Debut New Kits, Place Black Women-Led Collective Front And Center

Forbes: OL Reign Debut New Kits, Place Black Women-Led Collective Front And Center

The OL Reign opened the 2021 Challenge Cup campaign in front of fans wearing their new home kits. Ad space on professional sports uniforms or equipment is a hot commodity, especially given the losses sports leagues have suffered amid the ...

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The News Tribune: How roughly $900K in the state capital budget could preserve Black history in Tacoma

The News Tribune: How roughly $900K in the state capital budget could preserve Black history in Tacoma

The words are as powerful and prescient now as they were back then.

“Courage is the saving grace in this tense world racial situation,” Tacoma’s Nettie Asberry told The News Tribune. “Courage of the white people who dare to show their ...

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