Partnerships

The Institute seeks to partner with internal and external organizations and groups to further its mission. Among current and past partnerships:

Closing the Gap: The Florida College System Civics Initiative

Ongoing project to expand civics education throughout the 28-member Florida College System. Partners: Bob Graham Center for Public Service, University of Florida; Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government, University of Central Florida; Education Commission of the States, Denver, Colo., and Florida College System Council of Presidents, Tallahassee.

Project on Accountable Justice

Coalition that combines academic research and practical solutions with the goal of helping state lawmakers reform Florida’s criminal justice system.

Partners: Florida State University, Baylor University, and Tallahassee Community College.

Community Partnerships

Flood Insurance Seminar

Free community program in partnership with Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce to explore options for property owners negatively affected by the Biggert-Waters Act, which caused flood insurance rates to skyrocket.

Great Practices Showcase

Daylong workshop in partnership with Pinellas County Tax Collector’s Office to promote best practices in efficiency and service.