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Mia Jones; Teen Dating Violence

Mia Jones; Teen Dating Violence

Teen Dating and Violence Summit

http://nefhealthystart.org/rep-mia-jones-holding-teen-dating-violence-summit/

This is a longer than normal blog, but the subject is very important and a Life and Death issue. The Prom season and summer months there is increased  dating by teens. Parents should be talking to their teens about Dating Safety both young man and women. Women particularly because of the increased violence and deaths of young ladies in our community.

Northeast Florida Counts Announces Change Agent Leadership Scholarship Presentation and Award Ceremo

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- In February the partners of Northeast Florida Counts launched the Change Agent Leadership Scholarship (CALS) to recognize students’ visionary aptitudes and leadership abilities to create a plan to transform a Northeast Florida community into a vibrant and healthy place to live, work, and play.

On Saturday June 2, Northeast Florida Counts, a health-related quality of life data initiative of the Health Planning Council of Northeast Florida (501c3), will award a one-year, non-renewable scholarship in the amount of $2,500 to two local students to help defer educational costs for a period of one year’s matriculation at any accredited two- or four-year college or university. 

Wedding Announcement

Wedding Announcement

Wedding Announcement
Cheryl Williams and William Jackson

Date/Time:
Sunday, June 10, 2012 from
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (ET)

Location:
West Friendship Baptist Church
945 Carrie Street
Jacksonville, FL 32209-7048

Web Site:
http://myquesttoteach.wordpress.com/
wedding-of-cheryl-and-william/
 

“Each of us alone is incomplete, together with
Christ we are as one. In this there shall be joy.”

We, Cheryl and William invite family and friends
to share in this joy on this date of
Sunday, June 10th 2012 on the afternoon at 1pm.

$2 million in grants to benefit Florida homeless shelters

 

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Department of Children and Families Secretary David Wilkins announced more than $2 million in grants that will benefit community homeless shelters throughout the state.

We Remember Raines Documentary

We Remember Raines Documentary

We Remember Raines Documentary

Nonprofits partnership to offer a screening of the documentary “We Remember Raines” and host a ONE by ONE community conversation about education.

A great free event happening this Friday, May 18th at the Ritz Theatre at 6pm in the evening. Families, Alumni, the Jacksonville community is invited. Educators are encouraged to attend.

Support the Arts in Schools & Communities

Support the Arts in Schools & Communities

Support the Arts in Schools & Communities                         

by William Jackson and Cheryl Williams
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and music appreciation is in the ear of the listener. The Arts play a key role in developing talents, abilities, skills and providing a canvas for youth, teens and young adults to display their many blessings that enhance our world.

United Way of Northeast Florida Honors Local Business

The United Way of Northeast Florida has awarded the inaugural Corporate Engagement Award to MSC Care Management for excellence in employee engagement and community service in areas impacting education, income and health. It was presented recently at the United Way Sponsorship Breakfast at the Omni Hotel.