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"OUR JAX" Orientation Day (Community Scholars Program)

Orientation Schedule

The Community Scholars participate in a full-day orientation of communities in Jacksonville. Past events and locations have included: 

  • Meeting residents of Jacksonville’s New Town Success Zone, and discussing their Vision Keepers initiative led by Executive Director, George Maxey.
  • Discussing the challenges of doing community-based research with community partners such as the Northeast Florida Health Planning Council.
  • Meeting with representatives from Fresh Ministries regarding systems approaches to neighborhood well-being.
  • Touring one of UNF’s Brooks College of Health’s “Home Based” nursing neighborhood.
  • Meeting at MOCA with President John Delaney and others to discuss how UNF can become more engaged in Jacksonville’s neighborhoods.
  • Discussing progress pertaining to Hogan's Creek in Jacksonville's Springfield neighborhood with the Program Manager of Groundwork Jacksonville, Alyssa Bourgoyne. 


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 "OUR Jax 2010" Community Scholars touring New Town Success Zone