UF/IFAS
What's Happening Around Florida

Home » Tag: equity

Tag: equity

17th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop

Workshop to foster a sustainable community by “Advancing Climate Solutions”

Avatar photo
August 24, 2022

Registration is now open for Sarasota County's 17th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop on Nov. 01. This day-long, first hybrid (in-person and online) event showcases strategies for healthy, resilient, thriving communities. About the workshop Under ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources
Tags: Adaptation, Agriculture, Carbon Sequestration, Climate Change, Conference, Energy Efficiency, Equity, Event, Gardening, Hybrid, Mitigation, Networking, Pgm_Sustain, Renewable Energy, Resiliency, Speakers, Sustainable Communities Workshop, Youth

Energy improvements at Sarasota Housing Authority: That’s a wrap for the Annex!


June 10, 2022

Sarasota County Sustainability staff and Sarasota Housing Authority (SHA) kicked off the summer by completing energy- and water-efficiency improvements for the last three floors at SHA’s Annex building in downtown Sarasota. Our team ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Home Management, Money Matters, Natural Resources
Tags: Conservation, Energy, Equity, Low Income, Pgm_Sustain, Saving, Water

2022 Energy Sweep kickoff: bringing efficiency and equity to Sarasota Housing Authority


March 15, 2022

This March, Sarasota County Sustainability staff and Energy Coach Volunteers partnered with the Sarasota Housing Authority (SHA) to install energy and water efficiency devices in low-income housing authority units. During the sweeps, Energy ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Money Matters, Natural Resources
Tags: Conservation, Energy, Equity, Low Income, Pgm_Sustain, Saving, Water
graphic of hands and sign

Small Steps to an Inclusive Community

Avatar photo
June 12, 2020

Co-Authors: Alicia Betancourt, Linda Seals, Carol Roberts and Ramona Madhosingh-Hector   Is your community an inclusive community? In times of crisis, topics like diversity, equity and inclusion can get pushed to the sidelines. Sometimes ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: #Blacklivesmatter, Community Development, Covid-19, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

How to Create DEI in Your Community

Avatar photo
June 11, 2020

Written and edited by UF/IFAS Faculty: Alicia Bradigan-Betancourt, Monroe County Extension Director; Linda Seals, SEED Regionalized State Agent; Ramona Madhosingh-Hector, SWED Regionalized State Agent and Carol Roberts, St. Lucie County CRD ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Community, Community Development, Diversity, Equity, Extension, Inclusion, Inclusive, Involvement, Organizations, Resources

Subscribe For More Great Content

IFAS Blogs Categories