Center for Thriving Communities


A Florida where everyone has the opportunity to prosper and thrive.


To collaborate with communities in the creation of enduring and impactful resources that support all Floridians in achieving the highest levels of health and well-being.

Guiding Principles

  • Cultural Humility: Centering, embracing, and integrating lived experiences.
  • Enduring: Cultivating relationships and committing to long-term sustainable change.
  • Collaborative: Establishing trusting partnerships, shared goals and aspirations to help communities thrive.
  • Opportunity for all: Working together to improve access to resources.
  • Practical: Implementing solutions that are accessible, impactful, and replicable.
  • Transparency: Openly sharing findings, strategies and approaches.


Community Engagement

Listening, learning, and understanding by engaging diverse voices to inform its priorities and action agenda.


Equity Action Labs

Bringing together diverse teams to work on testing ideas and solutions to improve health and social conditions impacting communities’ health and well-being.



Offering educational resources and training opportunities while meeting the learning needs of diverse populations.


Follow Up & Sustainability

Providing post-training support and continued engagement, including publishing outcomes and lessons learned through various communication platforms, reports and community forums.

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