Art of the Future at FICS

Through out Prodigy Art Program, youth guided by instructor Jake Brown, worked together planning our ideal world.

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FICS Mission Statement:

To PARTNER with communities across Florida to help them achieve their goals through research, education, training, services, and the arts. FICS Believes that communities know their strengths and gaps better than anyone else. We work to build on the strengths to close gaps through active partnerships. 

About Dr. Alayne Unterberger, Executive Director:

Alayne is a co-founder of FICS, which grew out of a series of initiatives with community leaders, students, professors and activists from across the state. She is passionate about FICS’ motto: CARE. It stands for Community, Activism, Research and Education. These four pillars emerged from community participatory research and reflect our belief that communities know their strengths and needs best. We work to develop community voices to advocate for solutions that create the conditions for success. Dr. Unterberger possesses a PhD in Medical Anthropology from the University of Florida and currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Public Health at the University of South Florida

If you have any questions about our programs, you can contact Dr. Unterberger at

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Art of the Future at FICS