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How do Northeast Florida counties rank in health outcomes and factors?

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released their annual County Health Rankings and Northeast Florida’s counties continue to show great disparities. The rankings — which were developed for all the counties in…

National Children’s Study under way in Baker County

The Coalition had the pleasure of hearing a presentation from Dr. Mark Hudak, a neonatologist and the lead location investigator for the National Children’s Study in Baker County, at the . …

Third-hand smoke is the latest identified risk to babies

Second-hand smoke has become a common term but a newly identified threat from smoking — third-hand smoke — can be just as dangerous, even in the womb. A study published in the American Journal…

Youth summer program available for teens

The E3 Business Group is offering a new community-based youth development program for adolescents between the ages of 11 and 16. The Youth Achievement in Technology (YAT) program has four…

May Contracts & QI Meeting

When: May 11, 2011 Location: NEFL Healthy Start Coalition Conference Room, 644 Cesery Blvd., Ste. 210, Jacksonville, FL 32211 Time: 8:30 am

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…