The United Nations Association of Tampa Bay (UNATB) is proud to present UNIFIED, a new-concept event to be held from 6-9 p.m. on July 27, 2017 at the Morean Center for Clay. UNIFIED is Florida’s premier live-art event promoting Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment.

This breakthrough event is an interactive, live-art extravaganza featuring locally and internationally recognized artists and performers based in Tampa Bay. Artists include, Ya La’Ford, Marlene Rose, Carrie Jadus, Cecilia Lueza, Tessa Moeller, Tina Pirraci, Helen French, Maureen McDole just to name a few. The innovative art created at this exciting event will range from 7’ 3-D printed sculptures to 14’ portable Murals and will be auctioned live at the end of the evening.

UNIFIED will present an insightful panel discussion of influential leaders of Tampa Bay to learn, interact and discuss how we can collectively drive tangible change. The panelists include Lorna Taylor (CEO, Premier Eye Care), Nadine Smith (CEO, Equality Florida), Beth Houghton (Executive Director, St Petersburg Free Clinic) and more!

When nonprofits unite, social justice marches forward. With the right partners, gender equality and women’s empowerment will be achieved. “The Tampa Bay Chapter of The United Nations Association of The United States (UNA-USA Tampa Bay) is proud to have selected CASA as a beneficiary of our UNIFIED Gender Equality event,” said Clint Elbow, President of UNA-USA Tampa Bay. “CASA’s work in combating domestic violence is an amazing example of the work being done in the Tampa Bay area to combat gender specific abuse. This partnership between CASA and UNA-USA Tampa Bay is an example of the collaborative advocacy efforts for gender equality in our community.”

In addition, a portion of the proceeds from each ticket will go directly back to feeding the hungry of Tampa Bay thanks to Inside The Box Cafe & Catering.

Join the UNATB for a night of great food, drinks, art and performances as we UNITE to promote Gender Equality in Tampa Bay and beyond.

For tickets and further information about UNIFIED please visit Tickets are $90-$100 each.

Tickets and sponsorships to UNIFIED are now available. For more information on the event please visit To learn about sponsorship opportunities contact Robert Kruithoff, Fundraising & Events Director for UNA-USA Tampa Bay, at 

727-410-9597 or