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OneJax Initiatives

 

 

Open Voices: Intersecting at the Arts

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Program: 6 - 8 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville
333 North Laura St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202

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In the Community

 

 

Table of Abraham - Sharing Ramadan

Thursday, June 30, 2016
7 - 9:30 p.m.
Jacksonville Marriott
4670 Salisbury Road
Jacksonville, Florida 32256

Hosted by Atlantic Institute of Jacksonville.


 

 

Atlantic Institute Ramadan 2016 Family Iftar-Fastbreaking Dinners Program

June 6 - July 6

Iftar (fast breaking) Dinner with local host families in their homes around Jacksonville

 

 

Cultural Fusion

Upcoming events for Cultural Fusion's 2016 theme LIFT EVERY VOICE

 
 
 

Mission

As an interfaith organization, OneJax educates, advocates and builds community to promote respect and understanding that will overcome bias, bigotry and oppression.
 

Vision 

Our vision is an inclusive community where difference is welcomed and celebrated. 
 

Guiding Principles

Respect

We respect and value every person's dignity.  

 

Unity

We celebrate our common humanity and honor our differences.

 

Courage

We stand together and speak out against oppression. 

 

Creative Tension

We face disagreement and discord to elicit better ideas and outcomes.

 

Faith

Our commitment to a common vision is rooted in our individual and diverse faiths. 

 

Accountability

We hold ourselves and the community accountable for these principles.

 

Integrity

We live these principles every day.

 

 


 

 

In the Media

 

 

Jacksonville Teens Celebrate Diversity Through 'Metrotown' Program

Thursday, June 23, 2016

A group of 60 Jacksonville teens are graduating today from a program celebrating their differences.

 

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Faith Matters: The Experience of being a Religious Minority in Jacksonville

Thursday, June 10, 2016

This edition of Faith Matters addressing societal issues through the lens of faith.

 

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Yuval Ron Ensemble
Oneness of Humanity

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Incorporating music from Arabic, Jewish and Christian artists, the award-winning Yuval Ron Ensemble performed at UNF on January 21. They celebrated the sacred musical traditions of Judaism, Sufism and the Christian Armenian Church in the Lazzara Theater.

 

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Interfaith Candlelight Vespers

Thursday, December 10, 2015

While the world remains divided along religious lines, Jacksonville joined together for peace and interfaith cooperation.

 

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OneVoice: Storytellers
Guns & Crime: What makes cities safe?

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

At the Three Layers Cafe on Walnut Street members of the Jacksonville community gathered for a night of storytelling from people whose lives intersect with the topic of guns and crime. Through their diverse stories and perspectives, the community learned how the complex issue of gun ownership and gun control impact safety.

 

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Civil Discourse
Gun Control: A Loaded Topic

Monday, October 12, 2015

Watch the live debate on "Gun Control: A Loaded Topic" A panel discussion representing diverse perspectives on gun rights and gun control.

 

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Metrotown Institute

 

This four-day program for teenagers entering grades 10-12 promotes respect and understanding among young people. 

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Leaders of United Diversity (LOUD)

Graduates of the Metrotown Institute are the best ambassadors for their newly enhanced understanding of the importance of diversity and inclusion among our young neighbors. This program challenges these teenagers to share what they have learned in their schools.

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Diversity Education for Youth   

This program teaches interpersonal, communications and conflict resolutions skills with a focus on diversity. Students at area high schools (public or private) in Northeast Florida may participate.

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Project Breakthrough

Project Breakthrough: “Changing the Story of Race in Jacksonville” seeks to raise awareness about the implications of structural racism in diverse populations and introduce a common framework for understanding the causes of racial disparities. 

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OneVoice

OneVoice, an initiative started by OneJax, is led by Jacksonville's next wave of thought leaders, professionals, cultural movers and political shakers. 

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Humanitarian Awards

Each year, OneJax hosts a Humanitarian Awards Dinner to honor outstanding humanitarians and raise funds to support our programs.

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Interfaith Thanksgiving Gratitude Service

Gratitude is the thread that unites all faiths. This annual service pays homage to the sacred texts, prayers, songs and traditions that exalt the quality of gratitude for our blessings.

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Interfaith and Community Forums

OneJax regularly organizes panel discussions and community forums, drawing insight and input from a broad range of religious, cultural and community leaders.

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Civil Discourse Project

The Civil Discourse Project is moderated panel discussions on issues which challenge deeply held beliefs about controversial topics. 

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Advocacy

OneJax is proud to support political initiatives that aim to improve the welfare and quality of life of marginalized or minority groups. 

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