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Stork’s Nest to hold Open House in September

is holding an Open House on September 10 at 1 pm. The Beta Alpha Zeta chapter of the Zeta Phi Beta sorority recently opened the Stork’s Nest at their Northside…

Webinar available on link between breastfeeding and obesity

A free webinar looking at the link between breastfeeding and obesity is available to the community through the Breastfeeding Task Force of Miami-Dade, as part of the Communities Putting Prevention…

Proceeds from MLK Jr. license plate benefit maternal and child health organizations

Florida has a wide range of specialty license plates — but only one simultaneously honors  a civil rights leader while also providing funding for healthy pregnancies and babies. The “Live the Dream”…

“Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait” campaign launches

On the heel of a   that shows babies born at their full gestational age are less likely to die than those born just two weeks earlier than their due date, the March…

Magnolia staff participates in Community Health Worker’s Task Force

Magnolia Project staff, participated in a panel discussion at the Community Health Worker’s Task Force Meeting on June 2 in Tallahassee, Florida. The task force was an opportunity for Community…

Healthy Start program staff receive training

The Healthy Start program , , and  participated in an annual regional training conducted by the Coalition on June 6th at Shands Jacksonville. The topics covered during the day-long workshop were the National Crime Stop…

Magnolia staff attend federal Healthy Start interconception event in D.C.

staff attended the Healthy Start Interconception Care Learning Community (ICC-LC) – Cycle III held in Washington, D.C, May 19 & 20. The purpose of the ICC – LC is to…

Latch On America: Milk for Thought taking action to empower breastfeeding moms

Milk for Thought will be traveling the country in a giant pink bus to promote breastfeeding and showcase what people are doing to support and empower breastfeeding moms. The organization…

NE Florida Counts Lunch & Learns planned

A Lunch & Learn is available to those interested in learning to maximize their use of the new community dashboard site NE Florida Counts. The first one will be in Jacksonville from Tuesday June…

Groundbreaking of Success Park in the New Town Success Zone

The New Town Success Zone partners will celebrate the groundbreaking of a new recreation area in the Northwest Jacksonville neighborhood on June 16 at 3 pm. The community partners will join Councilman Warren…