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May Board Meeting

When: May 19, 2011 Location: Early Learning Coalition, 8301 Cypress Plaza Dr., Suite 201, Jacksonville, FL 32256 Time: 9 am

Education Summit: Improving Education for Children in Foster Care

The Department of Children and Families — Circuit 4 invites you to participate in an Educational Summit, “Everybody’s a Teacher: Improving Education for Children in Foster Care.” The event will take place…

Register for the Children’s Campaign legislative breakfast

The Chartrand Foundation, the Community Foundation and the Jessie Ball duPont Fund are hosting Children’s Campaign breakfast on April 27. Seating is limited, so make your reservations here today. Roy Miller,…

SML Women’s 5K and Children’s 1 Mile Fun Run

When: Saturday, April 30, 2011 Location: Jacksonville Landing, 2 Independent Dr. #250, Jacksonville, FL 32202 Time: 8 am The Coalition will be one of many vendors at the 5K! Register to walk/run…

Mapping Child Well-Being in Duval County

Even though they all live within the city boundaries, Jacksonville’s children are not afforded equal opportunities — often based on where they live. A report released in March 2011 looked at…

Task Force launches prenatal care campaign in Baker County

Pregnant women in Baker County aren’t getting the care they need — so the Baker County Infant Mortality Task Force has set out to let the community know: Moms Matter! The Task…

Stork’s Nest to open April 30

Women who don’t receive prenatal care early and regularly are more likely to have poor birth outcomes — but pregnant women in North Jacksonville will soon have a new resource to promote…

CenteringPregnancy workshop coming to Jacksonville in June

Organizations interested in hosting group prenatal care classes through the CenteringPregnancy model have the opportunity to participate in a workshop organized by the Centering Health Institute. The workshop is June…

NEFL Teen Pregnancy Task Force Meeting

When: May 11, 2011 Location: Shands Jacksonville Learning Resource Center, Birch Cherry Room, 683 W. 8th St., Jacksonville, FL 32209 Time: 4-5:30 pm The Task Force will participate in a conference…

Latest Breastfeeding News & Resources

Northeast Florida Breastfeeding Collaborative announces grants The Collaborative awarded grants to three area hospitals to help implement the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative. Shands Jacksonville, St. Vincent’s Medical Center and St. Luke’s Hospital. Funds…