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Request for Participation-The New St Pete Pier Construction Workforce Fair

All trades and all experience levels welcome! This Construction Fair welcomes interested contractors and tradespeople to learn about the …

“Open for Business,” Pinellas leaders host minority & small businesses for session re purchasing policies

On April 19th at 9 a.m., Pinellas County government leaders will convene a “listening session” with local business owners and community …

Driscoll sets sights; push continues for new minority business procurement policies

Above: Gina Driscoll and predecessor Karl Nurse (District 6 Councilmembers); photo by FloridaPolitics.com The quest to overhaul local …

Minority-owned firms in Pinellas soon to have another tool for pursuing opportunities

Above: Pinellas County Commissioner Ken Welch and family at investiture ceremony marking the start of his term as Chairman of the …

17 Women Who Slayed in 2017

In Business, Education, Politics, & The Arts -          By Gypsy C. Gallardo Just in time to cozy-in for the holiday and …

5 Quick Facts: The Black Vote Factor in Yesterday’s Contest

The victors: newly re-elected Mayor Rick Kriseman and Deputy Mayor Dr. Kanika Tomalin at last night’s celebration - By Gypsy C. …

Take this seriously: 4x more black voters still undecided in mayor’s race

-By Gypsy C. Gallardo It’s incredible that 18% of likely black voters are still undecided in St. Pete’s mayoral race, according to …

St. Petersburg’s Black Poverty Rate Falls Again, Reaches All-Time Low

By Gypsy C. Gallardo, CEO, The 2020 Plan │ September 21, 2017 Last week, on September 14th, the U.S. Census released its newest …

Black Democrats “Defect” in St. Pete Elections

(Lessons from History & for the Next Two Months) - By Gypsy C. Gallardo Several media outlets have highlighted the fact that a …

NEW: Black & Latino Turnout Broke Records Last Week!

-By Gypsy C. Gallardo Just after 2 p.m. today, the Supervisor of Elections released data on the racial make-up of voters in last …