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Gainesville for All was created in 2016 with the help of the Gainesville Sun and the Community Foundation of North Central Florida to seek systemic solutions to problems of race and poverty in the region.

It has had successes in each of its areas of focus, which include education, criminal justice, health and transportation and family support. In the spring of 2021 it played a significant role in winning approval by the city and county of its 2017 recommendation for free RTS fares for riders under age 18 and over age 65.



The University of Florida

  • Free museum access

  • UF students collect data and test our students

  • Monthly dental checkups for students by the School of Dentistry

Florida Department of Health

  • Connect GEZFLC families with resources

  • Certified Community Health Worker will be a liaison between health services and GEZFLC parents

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City of Gainesville

  • Provided us with a grant for $350,000

Florida Association for the Education of Young Children

Including collaboration with the North Central Florida chapter of FLAEYC...

  • Helped with a strategic plan for the GEZFLC

Community Hospice of Alachua County

  • They have made their services available to us

UF Campaign for Charities

  • We are listed as a partner agency

The Cade Museum

  • The have made their services available to us

Alachua County NAACP

  • Director has spoken on our behalf to Alachua County and the City of Gainesville, helping us get funding

Teaching Strategies, LLC

  • Utilize the Creative Curriculum® for our classrooms

Early Learning Coalition of Alachua County

  • Received funds for operational expenses

Library Partnership

  • They will provide services to GEZFLC families

Partnership for Strong Families

  • A GEZFLC staff member has a foster child, and she applied here for assistance so her child could be enrolled in our center 

UF College of Building Construction

  • Helped plan the blueprint of the playground and layout of outdoor classroom

UF College of Education: Lastinger and Zucker Center

  • Advised us on how to structure the GEZFLC

  • Provide us with expertise

Catholic Charities Bureau

  • They will provide resources to GEZFLC

The Harn Museum

  • Free museum access for families and field trips

  • Will train our staff for field trips

Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Children

  • They are our community partners

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