North County CoC Meeting and Provider Open House

Date: Wednesday evening, May 22nd, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:Salvation Army, 1521 Druid Rd. East in Clearwater FL
The North County Annual CoC and Provider Open House meeting will be hosted by the Pinellas County Homeless Leadership Board on Wednesday evening, May 22nd at the Salvation Army, 1521 Druid Rd. East in Clearwater from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM. Local Providers of homeless services... Read more

Free Community Law Program Educational Event on Reverse Mortgages

Date: May 15, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm 
Is a Reverse Mortgage a Good Idea?  

1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. – Michael Galasso, President of Moneylink Mortgage -Applying for and Negotiating a Reverse Mortgage
- Types of Reverse Mortgage
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. -- Ted Starr, Esq., Starr Law Offices, P.A.
- Reverse Mortgage Pitfalls- Foreclosures and other disasters; tax... Read more

Florida governor says 27 possible graves have been found near a controversial boys reform school

April 17, 2019

Nearly eight years after shutting its doors following a bone-chilling 111-year legacy of abuse, Florida's Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys is still unearthing dark secrets.

Last week, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis wrote that "anomalies consistent with possible graves," were discovered at a site near the defunct Marianna, Florida, school during a recent ground pollution cleanup.
Un... Read more

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Detroit's Only Black-Owned Grocery Store May Be Opening Sooner Than Later!

April 17, 2019
Although there are a lot of Black-owned businesses in the city of Detroit, there are no known Black-owned grocery stores. But one local entrepreneur, Raphael Wright, is planning to open what he says will be the first and only grocery store in the city owned by an African American.
Two years ago, Wright started the efforts to increase representation in terms of ownership in Detroit.... Read more

Feeding Tampa Bay Hurricane Irma Relief Food & Supplies Available Today Sept. 26th 4pm

When: September 26, 2017 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm 
Where: CDC of Tampa 1907 East Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa FL 33610 
What: CDC of Tampa in partnership with Feeding Tampa Bay, providing food and supplies for the community and anyone who needs help.
Visit www.feedingtampabay.org/irma-relief for more information. ... Read more

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WEDU PBS The Vietnam War: Voices from the Bay

Coming to WEDU PBS September 2017
THE VIETNAM WAR is a ten-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that will air on WEDU PBS in September 2017. In an immersive 360-degree narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. THE VIETNAM WAR features testimony from nearly 100 witnesses, including many America... Read more

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Puerto Rico governor: Power could be out for months

September 22, 2017 - Puerto Rico's energy grid took such a severe blow from deadly Hurricane Maria that restoring power to everyone may take months, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló told CNN on Wednesday night. The entire system is down, the governor said. No one on the island has power from utilities.Puerto Rico, which has been through a long recession and is deeply in debt, has a power grid that... Read more

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