Community Conversations connect you to issues facing the region today. Local experts and community members making an impact share their challenges, triumphs, insights and ways to get involved. Topics have included healthcare, mental health, social-emotional learning, housing, the state of the nonprofit sector, racial justice and many more.
Listen in on a robust conversation on how best to support our college students.
Dr. Kathleen Plinske,
President, Valencia College
Dr. Stacy Baier
CEO, Pinellas Education Fund
Executive Director, Support our Scholars
with Central Florida Foundation's president/CEO, Mark Brewer, as moderator, and VP of Philanthropic Strategies and Partnerships, Nicole Donelson, as facilitator.
Environment & Sustainability
Remembering Pulse: Five Years Later
Better Together Fund Report
The Conversation on Housing Continues
Be part of the solution
Florida Charitable Giving Study
Access the Report
One-Year Reflection with Yasmin Flasterstein, Greg Higgerson, Alana Friskics, and Fatima Sadaf Saied
Social-Emotional Learning with local experts
Dr. Kimberly Renk, Dr. Candice W. Jones, and Leslie Hartog
The State of the Nonprofit Sector in Central Florida
DOWNLOAD THE SECTOR REPORT
Preserving green space and creating more attainable housing with Orlando Land Trust & housd, the Central Florida regional housing trust
How are educators and families coping
with changes to education in 2020?
Community Conversation for Advisors:
Philanthropic Legislation Update & iCLATS
What role does social enterprise
play in times of uncertainty?
How can we measure impact and evaluate
trends in data to create a thriving community?
How has COVID-19 impacted
the environment and sustainability?
A community conversation on
racism and the underlying issues.
How is COVID-19 affecting financial
planning and charitable giving?
What issues has COVID-19 created
for the education system?
What issues does a global pandemic
ignite for the underinsured?
How has COVID-19 intensified already
existing hunger and housing issues?
How will our local economy survive
COVID-19 and eventually rebuild?
Does COVID-19 present entirely
new mental health challenges?
How will our healthcare systems
handle the COVID-19 crisis?
Introduction: Conversations that will define
our community’s response to COVID-19.