Answering the Challenge: Creating Opportunities for Innovation

Young children are still forming their understanding of their role and place in society, and the stories that drive animated films have such high potential for promoting positive and relevant images of diversity in STEM.


Emerging Leaders Inaugural Class 2019 Fellow

The 2020 Plan, City of St. Petersburg Department of Urban Affairs and One Community’s Emerging Leaders Fellowship & Intern Program have engaged 11 young adults ages 18-40 who have expressed a desire to grow in community leadership.

The program will provide training for the fellows and interns then supervise them to serve as an active force in community advancement initiatives with introductions to many community leaders. <More…>

On a Mission to Make a Difference...

In STEM education, the funding and availability of high-quality programming continues to be inconsis­tent, favoring schools and communities that have access to the most resources, knowledge, and expertise. We are serious about bridging this gap for communities that need it.

Sunshine Ambassador Award Recipient 2021

ST. PETERSBURG — Rafael Robinson is a man of many talents – teacher, author, entrepreneur are just some of his titles, but his most important work may be what he is doing to instill the importance of STEM education in children throughout the community.

…Robinson was recognized for his efforts, all of which are self-funded. There, councilmember Deborah Figgs-Sanders was honored to present him and his team with the Sunshine Ambassador Award. <More…>

1st Gr. Teacher Publishes STEM Children's Book

When children are allowed opportunities to explore rich STEM content, they learn important skills such as critical thinking, collaboration and problem solving. <…More>