Inequity is historically rooted in public policy and bias and is not based on personal failings.
Equity is the superior economic model - the cost of inequity is borne by the entire community.
A Clear Path Forward
There is a path forward. By learning more about local dynamics and conditions and exposing the root causes that underlie disparities, our community can influence changes that can create a more just, fair and equitable Pinellas County.
Theory of Change
The levers that are most likely to generate change are policy, institutional practices and changing the traditional narrative.
Awareness is Key
A lack of community awareness of inequity exists nationally and in Pinellas County.