Category: News

Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg Welcomes New Special Project Officer

Sep 5, 2019News

Roxanne Fixsen has joined the Foundation as Special Projects Officer to the President and CEO. In this role she will lead, organize, and manage internal and external implementation of projects to maximize the impact of the Foundation’s mission.

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Announcing Visions of Health Equity: A Community Art Project

Jul 31, 2019News

The Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg will invite one dozen artists to create a work of visual art depicting their vision of health equity in the community.

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Foundation Welcomes Dawn Hunter, JD, MPH, Senior Director of Policy, Research and Legal Services

Jun 12, 2019News

The Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg is proud to announce they have added a Senior Director of Policy, Strategy and Legal Services to their team.

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New Board Leadership at Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg

Mar 4, 2019News

The Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg is excited to announce the election of Katurah Jenkins-Hall as our new Board Chair, Donna Petersen as Vice Chair and Emery Ivery as Secretary and Treasurer.

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Thirty-one School Districts Gather for 5th LGBTQ Student Best Practices Summit

Feb 28, 2019News

This week, on February 25-26, 175 school district leaders from 31 Florida school districts, as well as representation from the North East Florida Education Consortium and Florida Virtual Schools, gathered in St. Petersburg for the sixth annual All Together Now Conference.

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Grow Smarter 2.0: Community-Led Initiative Prioritizes Equity and Inclusion in St. Petersburg Economic Development Work

Nov 29, 2018News

The Grow Smarter Strategy, developed in 2014, is a strategic economic plan highlighting the assets and opportunities St. Petersburg. It was shaped by expert thinking based on best practices in national economic development trends…

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Pinellas County Urban League Marks 41 Years of Regional Leadership with Strategic Plan, Receipt of Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg Grant to Increase Service Impact

Nov 29, 2018News

Since 1977, the Pinellas County Urban League (PCUL) has been working for the benefit of African American and other residents focusing on issues such as employment and economic development, education, housing and health.

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St. Petersburg Agencies to Work Together to Provide “Trauma-Informed Care” to Infants and Families

Nov 19, 2018News

A new initiative among caregivers throughout St. Petersburg will transform the way mental health services are delivered to infants and families by taking into effect the profound and unpredictable effects of trauma.

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Nonprofit Executive and Community Leader Joins Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg

Oct 31, 2018News

Carl R. Lavender, Jr., is joining the staff of the Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg as Senior Director of Programs, bringing more than 40 years of experience as an accomplished nonprofit executive, effective capacity-building consultant and engaged community leader.

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U.S. Census is Hiring Locally: Earn Extra Money While Helping Our County Get a Fair and Honest Count

Oct 30, 2018News

The census comes around every 10 years and 2020 is our next opportunity to count every resident in Pinellas County. Mandated by the U.S. Constitution, the census count provides data that will determine the number of seats Florida has in Congress and will be used to distribute federal funds both to the state and to our local communities.

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