Empowering Our Community, Improving Our Outcomes

Empowering Our Community, Improving Our Outcomes

Learn More About Joining a Work Group

Roll up your sleeves and get involved in the granular work of Thrive by Five Tampa Bay with one of our work groups. Work group members are helping inform decisions and helping execute action items that translate into real change. A range of skills and knowledge bases are needed and welcomed, time commitments can be flexible, and many members bring value back to their organizations, alongside strengthening the wider early development network in Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties.  If you would like to join one of our work groups, please click on the “Get Involved” button and fill out the form to contact us.  

Community Partners

Thrive by Five Tampa Bay engages stakeholders countywide, including local leaders, social and human services providers, education and nonprofit leaders, government officials, and business and civic organizations.  If your organization would like to join our cross-sector network, please click on the “Get Involved” button and fill out the form to contact us.

Together, we can better pinpoint opportunities for our resource-rich community to work more collaboratively and effectively to meet the needs of Tampa Bay’s children.

Working with Civic Officials to Advocate for Early Learning Priorities

Advocate for Children

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Advocate for high-quality early childhood systems and family friendly policies.  By functioning as a voice for the needs of Tampa Bay’s children, we can help lawmakers put policies in place that set kids up for success and ensure equitable access to resources.

Thrive by Five Tampa Bay works with partners to communicate with lawmakers in the State of Florida and educates voters on how to advocate for early childhood systems.

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Donations support the work of Thrive by Five Tampa Bay, from support and assistance for young children and their families to resources and boosters for early childhood service providers, facilitating family-friendly workplaces, and advocating for both Pinellas and Hillsborough County’s youngest in various other capacities, all alongside extensive work to help streamline collaboration among a vast network of partners and stakeholders.

We accept support from individuals, organizations, businesses, and legacy giving. To discuss opportunities to support Thrive by Five through charitable giving, contact Dr. Diana Santangelo.