Hillary Van Dyke
April 26, 8:30am - 10:00am EDT. Hosted at Station House
part of a series on Inclusive
About the speaker
Hillary Van Dyke is the Senior Professional Development Coordinator for Equity at Pinellas County Schools. She has spent her professional career as an educator, coach, and mentor working to create equitable environments for all children. Hillary is also a volunteer leader for Outdoor Afro in the St. Pete and Tampa Bay community. In both her professional and volunteer roles, Hillary works for diversity and inclusion.
Race can be tough to talk about, especially for white people. At this event, Hillary dives into the difficult conversation of race and shares how to do the homework to become allies who are committed to inclusion. Part classroom lecture, part workshop, this experience seeks to show participants how to be better humans to other humans.
Roundhouse is a creative production studio rooted in video, motion graphics, and powerful storytelling. From their self-sustaining net-zero studio in sunny St. Pete, they provide clients from coast to coast with stories that evoke emotion and inspire action. As the CreativeMornings/SP headquarters and A/V partner, the studio provides monthly support to the chapter’s ongoing operation.
Wax & Hive is a creative company for big ideas. Their work is guided by a desire to make great things happen and they are obsessed with elevating their clients and authentically connecting them to their audiences. They create remarkable brand experiences through branding and identity, content creation, web, digital and print media, custom illustrations, merchandise, and design thinking that brings out the best in their clients. If you have big ideas and need help realizing them, they want to do something awesome with you.
MADE is a coffee cannery located in downtown St. Pete. They focus strictly on cold coffee and they roast, brew and can in house, using only the finest ingredients and processes. They offer canned and kegged Cold Brew and Nitro options. MADE Coffee is on tap at bars and restaurants throughout the Tampa Bay area, and for sale in the can at local grocers and markets (including Publix!).
TeBella Tea is a loose leaf tea retailer with three locations in the Tampa Bay Area: their original shop on Davis Islands, TeBella at Oxford Exchange, and TeBella at Station House. TeBella Tea offers a thoughtfully sourced loose tea collection with a heaping helping of tea education. They work directly with tea gardens and estates that use sustainable, fair-trade practices, and donate their used tea leaves to local community gardens for composting.
Black crow coffee is nestled in the heart of historic old Northeast in downtown St. Petersburg. As a neighborhood coffee shop they believe that supporting our community is the most important part of what they do. By encouraging local artists through monthly art shows, poetry readings, and music open mic nights, they are able to witness the connections and growth of the people that truly make this such a wonderful city.
Pop Goes the Waffle is a baked-to-order waffle pop-up taking St. Pete by storm. Waffles on a stick, mini waffles, and savory waffle plates are all on the menu at this locally owned concept. Pop Goes the Waffle can be found at local markets and pop-ups across Tampa Bay, and their Liege Waffles are now being stocked at Kahwa Coffee locations. Contact them for catering options and follow their social media to see where they’ll pop up next!
Located in downtown St. Pete, Station House is dedicated to providing a comfortable, yet dynamic environment in which guests can interact socially or professionally, work or co-work quietly, enjoy food, drinks and entertainment, and relax peacefully. Station House strives to create a cozy, yet progressive and hip epicenter for businesses and entrepreneurs from all walks of life by creating a communal environment and setting a standard of service that exceeds the expectations of their guests.
Food waste isn’t garbage, it’s simply misplaced resources. On a mission to make Tampa Bay a more sustainable community, Suncoast Compost offers residential, business, and event composting services and solutions across the Tampa Bay area. Turning food you don’t want into food you do want, Suncoast Compost does this dirty, yet important work so you don’t have to.
The nonprofit Poynter Institute, located in downtown St. Petersburg, teaches thousands of journalists and communicators each year. Poynter teaching focuses on storytelling, digital innovation, ethics and leadership. Poynter is also the international headquarters for fact-checking, housing both the largest fact-checking news organization in the United States, PolitiFact, and the International Fact-Checking Network. To support Poynter’s work elevating journalism and fighting disinformation, you can attend Poynter’s fundraising events or donate online.
Join us for an INCLUSIVE themed talk at our home venue Station House.
We’re welcoming percussionist and singer andē as our musical guest, resident poet Gio Cerro will be including you in his poetry, and Wax&Hive is bringing good looking merch that helps our chapter thrive.
Doors open at 8:00am, programming starts around 8:30, speaker on-stage by 9. Pre-registration is required (but free!). Typical DTSP parking, so please walk, bike, carpool, or take public transportation if you can.
In order to ensure our global impact is more about great ideas than garbage, we ask that you please BRING YOUR OWN MUG. A million high fives for bringing a mug AND a new friend.
We compost with Suncoast Compost and you probably should too.