Led by Community
Listening well means truly hearing the lived experience of those in our community. Community voices underscore what’s not working well, highlight where solutions are already underway, and shape meaningful action.Current Partners
Focused on Race
Race is the biggest variable in health differences among residents in Pinellas County. Health equity is inseparable from race equity so to build a healthier community, race must be at the forefront of our efforts and solutions.Why Race Matters
Fueling for Change
The Foundation strategically invests money towards race equity initiatives and fuels community through relationships, connections to support networks, research and data, access to technology, and physical space.Take Action Together
Driven By Data
Problems are put into perspective by data. Equity data and analysis help illustrate the scale and impact of issues, can point to new connections, and ensure the solutions we invest in are doing the work they promised to do.View Local Impact
A Vision of Equity
Equitable regions—where everyone in the community is able to live a long, healthy life—are more prosperous, and experience stronger, more sustained growth. By investing in equity, Pinellas County helps build a more stable, resilient community that is more likely to experience lasting social and economic success.
2020 Annual Report
Last year split our collective consciousness into “before George Floyd” and after. The motivation for change we felt in the aftermath can be the launching point for a much brighter world, built on a bedrock of race equity. The 2020 Annual Report explores more than 45 community-led initiatives and their impacts, and explains how the Foundation has honed its mission to focus on race equity.Read the Full Report
A Tradition of Service
A century of history began in 1906 when a 15-bed clinic was built to serve as St. Petersburg’s first centralized health care facility.
Pinellas County Media Alert – Vaccine Appointment Registration Re-Opens Friday, Jan. 29 at 3 p.m.
MEDIA ALERT Immediate Release Jan. 28, 2021 Media Contacts Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County: Maggie Hall, PIO Margarita.Hall@FLHealth.gov (727) 824-6908 (Media Only) Tom Iovino, PIO Thomas.Iovino@FLHealth.gov (727) 281-5094 (Media Only) Pinellas receives new shipment of COVID vaccines for 65+ residents Appointments re-open Friday at 3 p.m.; slots expected to fill quickly Appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations for […]
The Power and Legacy of Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation
Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation is a curriculum based on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s philosophy of nonviolence and developed by Dr. Bernard LaFayette. Born and raised in Tampa, Florida, LaFayette was a close friend and confidant of MLK, Civil Rights Movement activist, minister, educator, co-founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and director of the Selma Voting Rights […]