Health & Safety First
*Masks and temperature checks are required to attend.
We care about keeping our community, presenters and volunteers healthy. Due to the COVID 19 rise in Pierce county we will be offering an in-person and virtual option for each of our classes. Please continue to check our website for updates and zoom links.
“Our mission is to Connect our African American Community to their Ancestors through the Tacoma Family History Center.”
*A full day of hands on personal genealogical work
* Special Keynote speaker Beverly Grant
*Anyone 16 & older are welcome to attend
*Classes for everyone!
*Bring your family pictures to scan and digitize
*This event is FREE and lunch is provided
Connection with ancestors can come from the stories our families and friends tell.
10 Steps to Reclaiming
Your African Roots
Write down what you know
Find artifacts around the home
Create a Family Search account www.familysearch.org
Create your own family tree
Search for existing ancestors
Look for blanks
Search for historical records
Add photos and stories
Work together as a family
Keynote Speaker & Presenters
Retired Pierce County Superior Court Judge
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
1102 S Pearl St. , Tacoma, WA 98465
The Tacoma Family History Center is located at the South end of the building, opposite side of the YMCA.
Don't forget to create an account on Family Search!