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St. Petersburg/Pinellas Higher Education for Racial Equity (SPHERE)

In 2020, USF St. Petersburg campus, St. Petersburg College, Stetson University School of Law, Eckerd College formed the St. Petersburg Pinellas Higher Education for Race Equity (SPHERE) Consortium. This collaborative of institutions in Pinellas County, Florida is unified in the cause to upend established racial hierarchies that oppress marginalized communities. Representatives from Eckerd College, St. Petersburg College, Stetson University College of Law and the University of South Florida St. Petersburg work together to create academic programming, research, information resources and public engagement around racial equity. The SPHERE Consortium is an officially recognized Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation campus center of the American Association Colleges and Universities.

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