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Councilman Karl Nurse Endorses Mayor Kriseman for Re-election

July 23, 2017 - The Kriseman campaign announced on July 21, 2017 that Councilman Karl Nurse joined four other Councilmembers in endorsing the re-election bid of Mayor Rick Kriseman. He joins Councilmembers Darden Rice, Lisa Wheeler-Bowman, Amy Foster and Charlie Gerdes in their support for the incumbent mayor. A press release issued by the campaign quotes Nurse: “Rick Kriseman has been a champion and a partner in fighting for our neighborhoods.” The District 6 Councilman continued “Under Mayor Kriseman, crime is down and a record number of homes have been renovated. St. Pete should join in voting for Mayor Kriseman for another four years so we can continue building on our progress and keep St. Pete on the path of renewal. St. Pete has come too far to go back.” 

Category: Government & Elected Officials



Sen. Kamala Harris touts first big bill as Dems ponder 2020

July 23, 2017 - Sen. Kamala Harris demonstrated her loyalty Thursday to key national Democratic constituencies she would need if she seeks the White House – African-American and Hispanic voters – as she unveiled her first major bipartisan bill, a bid to revamp the bail bond system. Her office touted the new legislation as her first big bipartisan bill introduction since she took office in January. The bill, co-sponsored by 2016 Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., aims to change the practice of keeping those awaiting trial in jail until they can come up with the money for bail. Click here for more information.

Category: Government & Elected Officials


A former federal prosecutor proposes radical criminal justice reforms to benefit black men

July 23, 2017 - Early on, in his recently published book, Chokehold [Policing Black Men], Paul Butler states, “cops routinely hurt and humiliate black people because that is what they are paid to do.” It’s a bold and stark claim that Butler, a Georgetown University Law School professor and former federal prosecutor, never backs away from as he challenges social activists to confront the nation’s broken criminal justice system. Click here to read more.

Category: History, Art & Culture Organizations


Sistas on the Links Champions of Golf Networking​

July 23, 2017 - Sistas On The Links (SOTL) was the focus of this week’s discussion on The National and International Roundtable, an Internet radio program that has become a real game changer in providing digital broadcast news and information. Produced by the Multi-Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame, with host Arif Khatib and Municipal Court Judge Fad Wilson, the program is broadcast “live” each Wednesday at 7 PM EST and archived one hour afterward. Click here to tune in.

Category: Sports Events

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Intellectual Property Guidance July 2017

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Location: Entrepreneur Collaborative Center 2101 E Palm Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

Have an invention or an idea for an invention? At Operation Start Up located at the Entrepreneur Collaborative Center, you have FREE access to an IP Patent lawyer and Former Patent Examiner for the U.S. Department of Commerce who will help you ensure the route you are taking is the most cost effective way to protect you and your invention.Presenter: Chris Tanner, IP Patent Lawyer and Former Patent Examiner. Click here to register.

Category: Business Events


PCLU Faith Based Community Impact Initiative Grant

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Two webinars will be held to inform and answer any questions concerning the proposal process and eligibility. It is mandatory that you attend one (1) of the following webinars: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 -- 2:00 PM & Friday, July 28, 2017   -- 10:00 AM

The Pinellas County Urban League, in partnership with the  Juvenile Welfare Board is soliciting RFPs for up to $2,833 to expand youth and family activities in faith-based communities.

  • Must register to attend a mandatory webinar
  • ·To register for one of these webinars, please carefully follow these instructions:
  • Once registered, a webinar link will be sent to you via email.
  1. Email Charlotte Anderson at
  2. In the subject line type “Faith Based Community RFP Webinar
  3. In the body of the email type your Organization Name, Contact Name, Number & Email
  4. In the body of the text indicate which webinar you would like to attend

Category: Faith Community Events


Marketing your Business to the Federal Government

Tuesday, July 25, 2017


This class focuses on improving your probability of being "found" by Federal contracting offices and large Federal Prime Contractors. The discussion includes: which website is used by contracting entities to source contractors, NAICS codes and how many you should use, what is a good "Capability Statement", what is most important to a Contracting Officer and Selecting Official & how to improve your website.Cost:  FREE (Advance Registration Required - After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing the webinar link. Click here to register today.

Category: Business Events

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