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Our community projects on homelessness, education, economic opportunity and capacity building are born from the foundations set by members of the Gainesville community and engaged students. If you are a student, community member or organization leader looking to build progress through partnership and creative collaboration, click here to connect with Engage.   Join our social […]

The PRG Online Portal is Live!

The PRG Online Portal is now Live!  The Partnership for Reimagining Gainesville (PRG) is a collaboration platform established by the University of Florida and the City of Gainesville in partnership with the Community Foundation of North Central Florida. Our PRG Advisory council would like to support ideas that you may have to address needs in […]

UF Applies for Funding to Expand CPS Model in East Gainesville.

The University of Florida has submitted an application to seek funding for the Racial Equity 2030 global challenge in honor of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s 90th anniversary. It is a call for bold solutions to drive an equitable future for children, their families and communities. This $90 million challenge seeks ideas from anywhere in the […]

Engage Florida – Executive Directors and Assistant Executive Directors

Starting up the Engage Florida initiative would be impossible without the hard work and dedication of a core group of motivated, talented and hard-working UF students. These students make up our Executive Staff, and lead, coordinate and direct the development of this initiative. Meet each of these team members below. Julia Canady and Mateo Haydar […]

Engage Florida Recruits new Fellows

Engage Florida undertook recruitment of fellows earlier this year to kick-off the inaugural year of our initiative to enhance the student experience through meaningful engagement opportunities in our local community here in Gainesville.  We received applications form some amazing students from all over the UF campus, and we selected a great group of Engage Fellows […]

Howard Bishop Creative Virtual Academy

The University of Florida Center for Arts, Migration, and Entrepreneurship (CAME) teamed up with the UF Center for Arts in Medicine and the Digital Worlds Institute to create a virtual arts-infusion program for Howard Bishop Middle School. The Virtual Creative Arts Academy offers activities that challenge students to create content using dance, spoken word, photography, video editing, animation, […]

Inaugural PRG Advisory Council Established

The PRG Advisory Council serves as the collaborative body that provides guidance for the review, recommendation and evaluation of proposals that are submitted to PRG. Our Advisory Council will work to ensure that resources will be used to support ideas that: address concrete community needs together with key community stakeholders; offer transparent and mutual benefit […]