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Left to Right: Jon Heymann (CEO JCC), Jenn McCombs (Rand Corporation), Superintendent Dr. Nikolai Vitti, Mayor Lenny Curry, Prisilla Little (Wallace Foundation), Team Up student Jasmine Porter, Pam Paul (JPEF), Councilman Garrett Dennis, and Dawn Lockhart (COJ) at the Jax Shines Launch Event.

The newly formed Jax Shines Coalition, which The Jacksonville Children’s Commission is a leading partner, hosted a Lunch & Launch event on September 22nd, at the Main Library. The purpose of the event was to unveil the results of  [Read More]

Governor Rick Scott recognized the importance of Summer Learning Day by creating a proclamation to make it a statewide celebration! Although Summer Learning Day is celebrated on July 14, 2016, the Jacksonville Children’s Commission and our partners kicked off  [Read More]

  Thursday, May 26, 2016 Posted by: Admin On June 1, 2016 Jacksonville’s first lady, Molly Curry will be helping the Jacksonville Children’s Commission launch the 2016 JaxKids Book Club. Mrs. Curry will be reading a Book Club original  [Read More]

Children’s Commission CEO uses celebration as platform to say it can do more Florida Times Union By Tessa Duvall Thursday, April 21, 2016 At a celebration for all that the Jacksonville Children’s Commission has accomplished in its first 21  [Read More]

The Jacksonville Children’s Commission Celebrates 21 Years of Child and Family Services! Join the Celebration at City Hall on April 21st at 4:30pm! Click the link below to RSVP.

By Tessa Duvall January 20, 2016 Florida Times Union The way the work of the Jacksonville Children’s Commission helps deter crime is poised to take a prominent place in the organization’s forthcoming strategic plan. The group’s first strategic plan  [Read More]

Moving Counselors into schools has referrals on track to double By Tessa Duvall Tuesday, January 26, 2016 Florida Times Union It wouldn’t be unusual to walk past Room 105 at Saint Clair Evans Academy before school starts and hear  [Read More]

By S.Mathur The mission of the Jacksonville Children’s Commission is “to support families in their effort to maximize their children’s potential to be healthy, safe, and educated and contributing members of the community”. Victoria Carlucci, Communications Manager, outlines some  [Read More]

Florida Politics, December 29,2015 By A.G. Gancarski One of Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry‘s priorities has been public safety. But it’s a new school approach to law and order, one predicated on the assumption that Jacksonville can’t police our way out  [Read More]

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