The Florida Senate passed the “Parental Rights in Education” bill in a vote of 22 to 17. The bill will then head to Gov. Ron DeSantis for signing. The bill prohibits "classroom discussion about sexual orientation or gender identity" in the state’s primary schools. “This bill is an international embarrassment to our state,” Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried said. “Because the Governor and the legislature won’t say it, I will: this kind of hate and discrimination has no place in Florida.” - NBC News
"The Tampa Pride 2022 Diversity Parade was held on March 26 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Ybor City. The parade went east from the corner of Nuccio Parkway and 7th Avenue, down 7th Avenue to 20th Street. Thousand upon thousands took to the streets to celebrate pride and LGBTQ+.” - ABC Action News
Project Dynamo is a Tampa-based nonprofit that rescues Americans from areas suffering from conflict, including Afghanistan and Ukraine. The efforts are run by civilians with no ties to the U.S. government.
AMIkids has empowered 150,000+ kids across the Tampa area, state and country by helping them discover their full potential and guiding them on their paths to a positive future. Its mission is to protect public safety and positively impact as many youth as possible through the efforts of a diverse and innovative staff. AMIkids works in partnership with youth agencies, local communities and families.
Our mission is to strengthen public education in Hillsborough County through advocacy, investment of resources, and programs that empower every student to achieve both academic and personal success.
Making the Community Better One Day at a Time!
Seeing homeless people scattered on the streets with no food to eat or clothes to wear is heartbreaking. If the sight of these less fortunate people pains you, join us in making a change. Women Helping Others of Tampa Bay in Tampa, Florida is a nonprofit organization that aims to help those who are in need.
The premier provider of clothing and fundamental necessities for at-risk and low-income students in Hillsborough County, FL.
CFTB connects people and resources to inspire charitable giving and create a meaningful, lasting impact in the region. It serves Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando and Citrus counties. CFTB partners with individuals, families, businesses, nonprofits, community leaders, professional advisors, volunteers and residents to address complex, critical community needs.
Bay Area Legal Services provides free civil legal services to low-income Tampa Bay area residents. It serves Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas and Sarasota counties. In 2020, it assisted 11,933 individuals, families and community groups. BALS hosts legal clinics, disaster relief, public assistance workshops and representation on issues including housing, abuse and debt.
The vision of REACHUP, Inc. is to be known as a nationally recognized center of excellence, assisting in creating a community where there is equality in healthcare and health for all families. Our goal is to build community capacity aimed at improving racial and ethnic equity in healthcare and positive health outcomes for families in the Tampa Bay region by one half percentage point annually.
Wheels of Success is dedicated to providing personal transportation solutions by partnering with the community in a circle of support to keep people working and sustain their independence.
The Healthy Start Coalition of Hillsborough County is a private, non-profit maternal and child health organization dedicated to reducing Hillsborough County’s infant mortality rate and improving the health of pregnant women. The Healthy Start Coalition of Hillsborough County works with community organizations and individuals with a vested interest in maternal and child health to maximize community resources, and offer a variety of programs to meet the needs of women, children and families.
Join journalist Kenya Woodard, as she discusses the history of the Black Press in Florida. Her work has appeared in the Tampa Bay Times, Ebony Magazine, and the Florida Sentinel Bulletin.
Local Hero Spotlight
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