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Call Me Mister Program expands in St Pete, through the University of South Florida
December 1, 2021Community Engagement
Three different cases in three courtrooms in three states have sparked some similar conversations about justice and injustice in America.
November 21, 2021Community Engagement
With construction in high demand and stiff competition to get contracts, the University of South Florida just launched a free small business mentorship program to help build diversity within the industry.
A group of professors from the University of South Florida is working to combat misinformation about COVID-19 and share credible public health information with Spanish-speaking communities. Salud Latina USF was formed in January and is focusing on providing information about COVID-19 and health-related topics in Spanish through Facebook livestreams and social media posts.
The country's leading scientific and professional psychology organization has issued a formal apology to communities of color for hurting them by contributing to systemic racism.
November 1, 2021Community Engagement
In February, Twine received the League of Women Voters of Hillsborough County’s Lifetime Achievement Award for her efforts to provide proper health care to the disadvantaged and to foster opportunities for minorities. In 2017, she was inducted into Hillsborough County’s Women’s Hall of Fame.
As students at the University of South Florida quietly sobbed during a moment of silence for George Floyd last summer, they had no idea their candlelight vigil, organized before a monument to an assassinated civil rights leader, had been infiltrated by federal agents.
The smell of a fresh, homemade meal often greeted Neudy Carolina Nuñez after school when she was younger. The meal, which her mom prepared to make sure Nuñez and her five siblings could focus on their school work, reflected her rich Venezuelan roots and her family’s values of education as they started a new chapter in America.
As we continue our Hispanic Heritage Month coverage, we take an in-depth look at the life of an Afro-Cuban woman who was instrumental in helping Cuban liberator Jose Martí. In-depth reporter Anthony Hill spoke with two historians about the legacy Paulina Pedroso left in Tampa and Cuba.
COVID-19 is infecting more kids, and the racial disparities of who is falling ill is similar to those among adults, an analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation shows.
September 22, 2021Community Engagement
As the headline unambiguously states, here at NPR we've kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month. Not Latino Heritage Month. Not Latinx Heritage Month. Not even a compromise or a combination of the three: Hispanic/Latino/Latinx Heritage Month.
September 17, 2021Community Engagement
Though vaccination rates among Black Floridians still lag behind whites and Hispanics, recent data shows they are improving.
September 16, 2021Community Engagement