Welcome to 1,000 Voices
The 1,000 Voices photographic installation and an inspirational multi-media campaign that highlights the vision of South Pinellas community members and their hopes for a more equitable county. Several times a year five individuals are selected to represent the campaign on the front facade of the Center for Health Equity.
Add My Voice
"I would like to see ongoing conversations across races, religions, SES, genders, sexual orientations, etc. I would like to feel part of a community where it is understood that there is no us and them. It's an arbitrary concept. We are all just individuals that want to figure out where we can feel loved and accepted."
"I’d like to see more collaboration on things that matter, like equipping the next generation with more meaningful skill sets and life skills."
"I'd like to see St. Pete flourish in a way that brings voice, opportunity, and good health to everyone who lives here."
"I’d like to live in a community with wider acceptance and investment in workplace health and its impact on our community."
"I would like to see our community move from talking about suffering and struggling, to talking about living and prosperity. Let's change the dialogue!"
"We’d like to see our young African American adolescents view each other as brother and sister instead of competitors and rivals."
"I wish every child lived in a stable home environment that fostered the learning of educational and life skills, which gave them the opportunity for a career to provide the same benefits for their children."
"I'd like to be a part of a community that thrives on open-mindedness, deliberately stepping outside of our personal perspectives."
"I'd love to see a community where we no longer criminalize poverty; where we lift up every human person!"
"I would like to see programs and resources that provide all people with access to well-paying jobs."
"I would like to see more focus and money spent on holistically supporting struggling families—to meet them where they are and work to find realistic solutions."
"I’d like to see all of the city come together to equitably create wealth throughout the community."
"I’d like to see the community becoming more mindful, changing the vibration one breath at a time."
"I would like to see multi-generational opportunities and resources to provide a solid foundation for all."
"I would like to see the creation of city, county and private sector intergenerational mentorship programs."
"I believe every parent in our community should have the support needed to raise healthy babies and children."
"I believe every student in our schools should have a joyous learning experience where they feel a sense of belonging."
"I would like to see teachers who have empathy for who their students are and the truth of their lived experience."
"I would love to see less homelessness in our community and more places for people to live."
"I would love to see a community with fair and equitable treatment for all, with no exceptions."