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  • Hurting right now? This Florida woman wants you to know you’re not alone

    Tampa Bay Times | October 19, 2020

    When the pandemic hit, and everyone had to stay inside, Jen Jones worried about her youngest brother. He was 28, living with two roommates in […]

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  • Master Barber Antonio Brown’s ‘Barbershop Book Club’ expands

    The Weekly Challenger | October 19, 2020

    ST. PETERSBURG – Barbershops hold an almost mythic quality in the Black community in America and around the world. Classic movies and plays have been set […]

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  • Drive-Through Appreciation Event Honors Pinellas County VPK Teachers

    October 21, 2020

    More than 100 Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) teachers from across Pinellas County were celebrated during a drive-through appreciation event in their honor. As preschool teachers drove […]

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  • Using rap to motivate and educate students

    Good Morning America - ABC News | August 03, 2020

    Corey Thornton can’t stop, won’t stop inspiring kids everywhere with his music and videos. To view the full news story by Good Morning America, visit […]

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  • Feeding Tampa Bay families at their front doors

    Tampa Bay Times | August 07, 2020

    They start with macaroni and cheese. Kids love mac-n-cheese. Especially when it’s homemade. So on a sultry Thursday in late July, in their sprawling catering […]

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  • Who’s minding our littlest children? COVID’s impact on local childcare centers

    83 Degrees Media | August 11, 2020

    The national debate of late is focused on the return of young people to grade school, high school, and college. But safe, high-quality childcare for […]

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  • Tampa rapper makes video for kids to promote summer reading

    FOX 13 News | July 11, 2020

    The Juvenile Welfare Board is looking for new ways to reach out to kids about the benefits of reading during the summer. So they teamed […]

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  • Child care limits also lifted by governor’s order, but finding workers may be tough

    Tampa Bay Times | May 28, 2020

    It’s not just summer camps that have been affected by lifted statewide restrictions on youth activities. Child care centers that had been limiting their classes […]

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  • Worried about being evicted or losing your home? Help is still available.

    Tampa Bay Times | July 06, 2020

    In March, she started wondering: How are we going to pay rent? Her husband’s work as a house painter had shut down because of the […]

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  • Pinellas Juvenile Welfare Board increases investment in emergency response to COVID-19

    Florida Politics | April 03, 2020

    The Pinellas County Juvenile Welfare Board is increasing its investment in several emergency response efforts responding to low income families disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 […]

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  • Impact Catalyst: Ep 9 - Beth Houghton, Juvenile Welfare Board

    St. Pete Catalyst | May 01, 2020

    JWB CEO Beth A. Houghton recently sat down for a virtual interview with St. Pete Catalyst on the COVID-19 perfect storm: increased need coupled with […]

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  • Beth Houghton takes the reins at the Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County

    Tampa Bay Business Journal | November 08, 2019

    Why Beth is a big deal: Beth Houghton has officially begun her tenure as the new CEO of the Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County. […]

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