THE 'BURG VOTES

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Black-Led Organizations At Work in Pinellas County (Please Help Grow this List)

Black-Led Organizations At Work in Pinellas County (Please Help Grow this List)

- By Gypsy C. Gallardo,  CEO, The 2020 Plan & One Community Plan The wave of national protests following the murder of George Floyd …

One Community Launches Second Microgrant Program for St. Petersburg Businesses

One Community Launches Second Microgrant Program for St. Petersburg Businesses

-By Gypsy Gallardo for the One Community Business Network The One Community Plan team at Pinellas County Urban League launched its second …

Helping St. Pete Businesses Meet COVID Critical Supply Shortages

Helping St. Pete Businesses Meet COVID Critical Supply Shortages

-By Gypsy C. Gallardo for the One Community Business Network When disasters erupt, African American entrepreneurs are typically a small …

Clear as Mud; New Race Data on Florida COVID Cases Leave Us Clueless About Impact to Black & Brown People

Clear as Mud; New Race Data on Florida COVID Cases Leave Us Clueless About Impact to Black & Brown People

- Gypsy C. Gallardo for Power Broker Media Group At the urging of black lawmakers and activists across the state, the Florida Department …

3 Reasons for the Hype re COVID Shutdowns of Hair Businesses in South St. Petersburg

3 Reasons for the Hype re COVID Shutdowns of Hair Businesses in South St. Petersburg

-Gypsy C. Gallardo for One Community Business Network Last Thursday, St. Petersburg NAACP President Maria Scruggs issued an email to 40+ …

New Mapping Tool Gives 1st Glimpse into the Racial Make-Up of COVID Victims in Florida

New Mapping Tool Gives 1st Glimpse into the Racial Make-Up of COVID Victims in Florida

-Gypsy C. Gallardo for Power Broker Media Group St. Petersburg is one of the most racially segregated large cities in Florida, and because …

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