Get to know T'wina Nobles
T’wina Nobles is a leader in the Lakewood/Tacoma community and her more than fifteen years of experience as an educator, school board member, and PTA activist makes her the right person to be the 28th LD’s next state senator. If elected, T’wina would be the only African-American woman in our state senate. She’s got the experience to be a great lawmaker.
T’wina is an educator.
She has both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in education and she taught in the college-bound programs at Stadium High School and Lincoln High School in Tacoma. She understands educators’ issues because she is one of us.
T’wina believes in quality public education.
As a University Place School Board member and PTA activist, she has focused on improving engagement with community members and parents. Her focus is on equity, inclusion, and transparency. She has three students currently in public schools plus one who recently-graduated and she’s experiencing the challenges of distance learning from a parent perspective.
T’wina is a strong advocate for youth.
As a teen, T’wina was moved into the foster care system. Her experience led to her deep dedication to giving back to youth. She helps other families by coaching cheerleading and basketball at Fort Lewis and with the City of Lakewood and the Lakewood Family YMCA. She also founded Ladies First, an in-school and after-school program that helps young women build self-esteem.
T’wina is from a military family.
She was born on-base in Frankfurt, Germany and grew up in a military family. T’wina’s husband is stationed at Joint Base Lewis McChord, where she has lived for more than twenty years.
T’wina Nobles is endorsed by WEA for State Senate in the 28th LD.
Join fellow educators in voting for T’wina in this fall’s general election. Together we have the power to elect pro-education, pro-labor candidates.