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Influencers: Meet 8 local Black leaders you will want to know

Meet just a few of the Tampa Bay Area’s many Black leaders who let their voices be heard on a wide range of topics for the betterment and growth of the larger community.

Feature Story Josh Kwasnicki facilitates an off-site training session for Crisis Center of Tampa Bay employees at Parks Lincoln in Tampa.

Workplace mental health awareness earns a long-deserved promotion

Hillsborough County government, nonprofits, and private employers are responding to the mental health challenges posed by disruption in the workplace brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Feature Story Author Susan F. Edwards wrote Man Overboard about the mysterious disappearance of the namesake of Davis Islands in Tampa.

Book excerpt: Man Overboard by Susan F. Edwards

Whatever happened to D.P. Davis, the namesake of swanky Davis Islands in Tampa, who disappeared in the middle of the Atlantic? A Tampa author suggests an answer in this historical fiction.

Feature Story Seminole Elders Edna Bowers and Rita Youngman share a moment of contemplation at the U.S. Army's Fort Dade ruins at Egmont Key.

Seminole Tribe, USF Sustainable Tourism and USF Access 3D Lab preserve history at Egmont KeyModern tech meets ancient island

Most locals know Egmont Key at the mouth of Tampa Bay as a terrific recreational spot, but the island holds a haunting chapter in Florida history that the Seminole Tribe of Florida is fighting to preserve with the help of USF scholars. 

Feature Story Patel College Sustainable Tourism graduate student Samantha Vorce takes 3D scan imagery of a circa 1900 warehouse on Egmont Key.

USF Sustainable Tourism team reframes visitor experience to help save Egmont Key

USF Researcher Dr. Brooke Hansen aims to apply United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in the Egmont Key project to encourage a holistic shift toward sustainable tourism practices across Florida.

Feature Story Tampa City Councilman Luis Viera

Commentary: Making the case for enhancing public safety

The forthcoming 2021 City of Tampa budget presents a historic opportunity for Tampa to invest in public safety in a manner that protects citizen welfare for generations.  

Feature Story Alyse Trent, 2021 ACHC Grantee, working on soldering in one of the classes she used her grant money for.

How to win grants: Top tips from winning artists and resources on how to write your best applicationProfessional development grants for artists

The window of opportunity for local Hillsborough County artists to win grants for professional development from the Arts Council runs from July 19 to August 6. 

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West Tampa is an historic Tampa neighborhood undergoing transformational change as new people and businesses move in. Traditionally defined by its working class, primarily Latin culture, the neighborhood is increasingly seen as a place of opportunity for a diversity of ...