Author: Shannon Kalahar

UNITE Pinellas on tracking COVID-19 in the black community

Jun 4, 2020News

The “Equity Now” broadcast on WTMP reviews events through a lens of racial and health equity. Hosted by Carl Lavender, chief equity officer at Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg (FHSP), the program features conversations with local health experts, civic and political leaders, community activists, and stakeholders. On May 30, Lavender was joined by Dr. […]

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During COVID-19, St. Pete Timebank offers new ways to consider community economies

Jun 4, 2020News

COVID-19 has triggered a breakdown of the U.S. and world economy within three months. In rebuilding our economy, individuals, communities, and groups might want to consider developing alternate ways to receive and offer goods and services. The idea of communities and individuals sharing and swapping services and goods without using money is indeed as old […]

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Home: A Pathway to Health Equity Through Housing – Community Briefing

Sep 27, 2018News

On Sept. 27, 2018, The Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg and Collaborative Solutions, Inc. released the report, Home: A Pathway to Health Equity through Housing.

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Pinellas County Nonprofit Assessment

Sep 22, 2018News

The Pinellas County Nonprofit Assessment release event brought more than 200 guests together with Foundation staff, trustees, strategic partners and funded partners to unveil the findings of the first, county-wide scan and survey of the Pinellas County non-profit sector.

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Grow Smarter Initiative

Sep 22, 20182018 Transformative Grant

Funding will support the Bay Area Chamber Foundation’s Grow Smarter Initiative, an economic development collective impact model grounded in the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the city of St. Petersburg. The Initiative is a comprehensive, data-driven community plan to enhance St. Petersburg’s competitive position and provide quality, diverse economic growth. Grow Smarter has an […]

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Zero Pinellas

Sep 22, 20182018 Transformative Grant

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation, The AIDS Institute, BayCare, Empath Health and EPIC, Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County, and Metro Wellness and Community Centers formed a community partnership, Zero Pinellas, to reduce the number of new HIV infections in Pinellas County utilizing a “90-90-90-50” cascade model. The goal is that 90% of persons living with HIV know their status; 90% of persons […]

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Trauma-Informed Infant-Family Mental Health Initiative

Sep 22, 20182018 Transformative Grant

This cross-sector initiative will bring trauma-informed infant-family mental health care and practices to Pinellas County prenatal, infant and early childhood services landscape. This long-needed intervention will increase responsive, trauma-informed infant-family mental health awareness, training, consultation and services to fundamentally transform the way our community views and supports child and family health. It will affect change […]

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Thrive by Five Pinellas

Sep 22, 20182018 Transformative Grant

The Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas serves as the backbone organization for a community-led initiative that brings together multiple sectors of the community to address one goal: increase the percentage of Pinellas County children developmentally on track for kindergarten and “ready” to succeed. This approach will establish an equitable, responsive and accountable early education system that will […]

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Pinellas Integrated Care Initiative

Sep 22, 20182018 Transformative Grant

This cross-sector initiative aims to address continuing gaps within the behavioral health continuum of care with an emphasis on those individuals served by multiple systems including the jail, county indigent health program, emergency rooms, homeless services, and behavioral health crisis care. The funding will support a collaborative partnership between Central Florida Behavioral Health Network (CFBHN), Florida Department of […]

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Pinellas County Urban League

Sep 22, 20182018 Transformative Grant

This funding is designated to build a strong and sustainable organizational infrastructure that will enable the Pinellas County Urban League to build upon its successful programs and services for even greater impact. The grant allows PCUL to address urgent and emerging organizational issues, develop strategic and business plans, determine an oversight model, conduct leadership training, implement a […]

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