Outreach & Engagement

Community Engaged Research

The recipients of the Phase I funding for the Call for Proposals, entitled, "Understanding and Addressing Blackness and Anti-Black Racism in our Local, National, and International Communities," include 23 Principal Investigators funded at a total of $500,000 to address the pernicious ways that systemic racism impacts Black communities. Their research teams include a total of 90 researchers who will be partnering with the following community groups: 

  • Robles Park Village and Robles Park Tenant Council Association
  • Hillsborough County Branch of the NAACP
  • Carter G. Woodson African American Museum
  • Florida Public Archaeology Network; Cardno; and Diamond View Studios.
  • EPIC/Empath Health
  • Champions for Children
  • Youth Education and Development Programs (YEDP) Tampa
  • Organize Florida
  • Instituto Cultural Steve Biko and the 1-in-9 Campaign
  • IDEA Tampa Bay
  • This is My Brave (TIMB)
  • WE-CARE
  • Central Florida Behavioral Health Network
  • Corporation to Develop Communities of Tampa, Inc.
  • BEST (Brain Expansions Scholastic Training) Academy
  • Allen Temple AME Church, Corporation to Develop Communities of Tampa, Inc., and the Hillsborough County Branch of the NAACP
  • Booker Middle School and The Circus Arts Conservatory
  • The Florida Education Fund and The McKnight Foundation
  • Oakridge High School, Orlando
  • Hillsborough County Public Schools
  • NASA AEROKATS
  • ROVER Educational Network (AREN)
  • REACHUP, Inc.
  • Dorothy Davis
  • Rwanda Medical Research Center
  • Tampa General Hospital
  • St. Pete Chamber of Commerce
  • St. Pete Innovation District
  • Grow Smarter St. Petersburg.
  • WILLMOORES, LLC
  • Fully Promoted

Read more about the research grants.