October 4, 2023

Face Autism Awarded $14,400 from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County

By Story of Impact - Featured, SRQ Media,

To support The Dynasty Stars special needs ballroom dance program, the Community Foundation awarded a $14,400 grant to Face Autism. Funding for this program was provided by the Mildred Schwart…

August 21, 2023

WBTT Seeks Local Support During Give 8/28

By Story of Impact - Featured, Scene Magazine,

August 21, 2023 – Sarasota August 2023 will mark the sixth time The Young, Black & Giving Back Institute has sponsored Give 8/28 – a day of giving to Black-led and Black-benefi…

August 7, 2023

Propel to Excel

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Story of Impact - Featured,

For more than a dozen years now, I’ve called Sarasota County home. While I may have lived a longer span of time elsewhere, I feel at home here because of both my love for the location, a…

July 3, 2023

New murals in historic Overtown pay homage to Sarasota's Black pioneers

By Homepage - Story of Impact,

SARASOTA — The history of Sarasota's Black pioneers and early residents continues to come to life through an initiative led by Newtown native Walter Gilbert in the city's first Black com…

June 20, 2023

A New Mural in the Rosemary District Pays Homage to Leonard Reid, One of Sarasota's Most Important Black Leaders

By Story, Sarasota Magazine, Story of Impact - Featured,

A large image of Reid, the “right-hand man” of Sarasota’s first mayor, is now displayed on the side of The Sarasota Modern hotel in the Rosemary District. A century-old…

June 6, 2023

WBTT to present Juneteenth Arts Festival

By Homepage - Story of Impact, Sharon Kunkel,

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe is proud to host its first-ever Juneteenth Arts Festival. On Sunday, June 18, from 1-9 p.m., WBTT will host numerous businesses, organizations and food trucks (…

June 5, 2023

UnidosNow celebrates students' academic successes at Future Leaders Academies graduation

By Homepage - Story of Impact, Su Byron,

More than 50 students in UnidosNow’s Future Leaders Academies program were acknowledged for their academic successes during a ceremony on May 25 at Harvest House’s Life Enrichment…

June 2, 2023

Always Remember

By Blog, Homepage Spotlight Item,

Like many Americans, I had the opportunity over the Memorial Day holiday to reflect on the sacrifices of those who gave everything they had to ensure our freedom. It is humbling to consider th…

May 4, 2023

CreArte Latino Cultural Center Presents “Nuestra Comunidad”

By Blog, Homepage - Story of Impact,

CreArte Latino announces a new informational series called “Nuestra Comunidad” (Our Community). The program, which starts on May 17, features a series of monthly presentations and…