Ron DeSantis is pushing a bill to prevent people from sleeping in some public places like sidewalks and parks

Gov. Ron DeSantis supports legislation to prevent homeless people from sleeping in public places such as streets, sidewalks and parks.

“The Truth About Homelessness” on Morning Energy

“Homeless people are not the problem. They are the result of the problem” Modesto California made national headlines for having elaborate homeless caves. The caves were found 20 feet below city streets and were equipped...
MLK memorial DC

MLK Jr Day: Food Justice and Inequality

The continuing fight for food and economic justice is highlighted as we celebrate the birthday of the “Drum major for justice” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. library of Congress Hunger and homelessness speak to a...
Ybor stadium

Residents demand more affordable housing as Tampa Bay Rays and Hines Development seek public input on Gas Plant District

Residents gathered at the Coliseum to voice their excitement, and also their concerns regarding the $6 billion investment into the new neighborhood.

Safe Streets Ybor, Bring The Funk

The owner of Crowbar, a nightclub in Tampa’s Ybor City entertainment, talks about the aftermath of a violent shooting. The community accessing the club for special events. St Petersburg,  FL City Council Member John Muhammad...

Responding to Food Insecurity in Florida with Gulf Coast JFCS

It’s Thanksgiving time and our thoughts turn to food and those who may not have it. Our friends from Gulf Coast JFCS joined us to discuss the many ways their programs address food insecurity in...

Interview with Mr. Miles Alexander, 3rd, owner and operator of AlexanderGoshen – Entrepreneur in construction

Interview with Mr. Miles Alexander, 3rd, owner and operator of AlexanderGoshen - Entrepreneur in construction Mr. Alexander, 3rd, CEO of AlexanderGoshen a construction business received an award for emerging excellence in the construction industry.  AlexanderGoshen...
Dr. Sylvia Campbell

Dr. Sylvia Campbell reflects on a life of giving back

Dr. Sylvia Campbell is a Tampa surgeon who has spent decades helping the medically needy in the Tampa Bay region and around the world.  Campbell discussed her work on Tuesday (Oct. 17) on WMNF WaveMakers...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Fri., September 22, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Educational support raises School nurses, classroom aides, and other educational support professionals in Hillsborough County will likely receive raises. This comes after Wednesday night’s negotiation session between the school district and the Hillsborough Classroom Teachers...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Thurs., September 21, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Ending youth homelessness Hillsborough County announced that it has received an award of $4.6 million in federal funding towards ending youth homelessness.   Capital sexual battery Detectives have made an arrest in the case of...

MidPoint: Why Can’t We Have Nice Things v.2.0 Hillsborough Affordable Housing Trust in Danger

Hillsborough County's affordable housing trust fund is in danger of being defunded in the current budget, in favor of more money for road repairs, sports complexes and jail renovations.

Hillsborough County awarded 4.6 million in federal funds to address youth homelessness

Listen: Hillsborough County received an award of 4.6 million dollars towards ending youth homelessness. The federal funding was announced in Tampa on Wednesday. The funds were given to the Tampa/Hillsborough County Continuum of Care, or...

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