The Tampa Heritage Initiative is an outreach subsidiary of Urban Progress Alliance.

Mission Statement

Encouraging cultural and economic empowerment for the diasporic African descendants in The Americas and Caribbean through Business Development, Community Activism, and Self-Awareness within the Tampa Bay Area and Worldwide. Gallantly, we intend to build a stronger community by practicing collective economics, networking, sharing resources and collaborating with other organizations and groups.

Membership Benefits

What we offer:

  • Networking

  • Mentorship

  • Self-Development & Business Resources

  • Support System

  • Entrepreneurship Opportunities

  • Volunteer Opportunities

  • Wealth Building

What we’re looking for:

  • Self-motivated Individuals

  • Team Players

  • Critical Thinkers

  • Open-Mindedness

  • Game Changers

  • Entrepreneurs

  • Community Activist 


Provide your contact information and ask for an application. 

Community Involvement

  • Current THI members are apart of the production team for Straight Talk Media (currently hosted by N-Touch News Internet Radio)​. Aspiring THI members will also have the opportunity to join the productions team. Visit us on Facebook @Straight Talk Saturday Morning Show to learn more about us. If you want to be a Guest send us a message below. Click here to support our efforts.

  • ​​THI Community Garden. Current THI members are contributing to the development of the Community Garden. Aspiring THI members will also have the opportunity to contribute to and benefit from the current building phase and future goals of the community garden. Click here to learn more. 


Urban Progress Alliance, Inc.

PO Box 4041

Tampa, FL 33677

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