In the Community

The Jacksonville community is thriving and constantly growing, and a new generation of Jacksonville residents is helping to shape the city for years to come. Here, we profile some of the people and organizations that are making a difference in our community.

In the Community

The Jacksonville community is thriving and constantly growing, and a new generation of Jacksonville residents is helping to shape the city for years to come. Here, we profile some of the people and organizations that are making a difference in our community.
Islamic Center of Northeast Florida, Jacksonville

Meet Jacksonville’s Thriving Muslim Community

Muslim-Americans have been in the news quite a bit as of late, and it hasn't been for the best of reasons.Islamophobia in America is...
100 N. Laura St., Jacksonville, FL

Love Wins in Jacksonville as Human Rights Ordinance Expansion Passes Council...

In the evening hours of Valentine's Day, the Jacksonville City Council voted to approve an expansion of the city's human rights ordinance to include...
site.print.go! Jacksonville FL

Jax Startup Spotlight: site.print.go!

One of the most difficult parts of starting a business is creating a consistent and effective marketing and branding strategy.Local entrepreneur Irhad Mutic looks...
Sign at protest of Muslim ban in Jacksonville, FL

Sights and Sounds from the “No Human Is Illegal” Protest

Over the past week or so, protests have erupted in several major American cities over an immigration-related executive order from President Donald Trump that many...
Assembly Smart IKEA Jacksonville

A Local Sidekick for Jacksonville’s New IKEA

There's a whole lot of excitement in Jacksonville about IKEA coming to town, and one new local company has turned the new store's opening into...
Get Home Safe on New Year's Eve

Get Home Safe on New Year’s Eve with These Ride Options

With just a few days remaining before the end of 2016, most residents are either in the process of making New Year's Eve plans,...
Chips 4 Change

JBA’s Chips 4 Change Shows Its Hand for Charity

Got the itch to play some poker?Jacksonville Bar Association's Young Lawyers Section will be putting on a bounty-style charity poker tournament on Thursday, January...
Hemming Park, Jacksonville, FL

The New Rules for Hemming Park are Ridiculous – Here’s Why

This week, a special committee meeting aimed at solving ongoing problems at Hemming Park resulted in the decision to add a few new park...
Joy Shtick Food Truck, Jacksonville, FL

Enhancing the Food Truck Experience with Joy Shtick Food Truck

When Evan Werthman set out to start his new food truck business, he identified an area for improvement in the current food truck experience."Going...
2016 JCA Jewish Book and Film Festivals

JCA’s Book and Film Festivals Bring a Splash of Jewish Culture...

Jacksonville’s small but thriving Jewish population often looks to the Jewish Community Alliance to provide the most extensive celebrations of their culture within the...

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