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Healthy Start redesign: A new journey to healthy birth outcomes

After 28 years, Healthy Start has a new look! The home visiting program for pregnant women and babies went through a redesign in partnership with the Florida Department of Health…

Leadership Academy Spring 2019 graduates host Voter’s Registration Project

Less than a month after graduation, the Spring 2019 class for the Make a Difference! Leadership Academy hosted their Voter’s Registration Project at the Alumni House on June 24th. The…

Family-focused Father’s Day week

On the week of Father’s Day, the Coalition’s programs held two family affairs in celebration of mothers, fathers and their kids. Our Healthy Families Jacksonville program held their Family Fun…

Fatherhood P.R.I.D.E. “inspires to rise” up dads with help from new community partner

Fatherhood P.R.I.D.E. is now collaborating with Inspire to Rise, Inc. for a holistic approach to educating dads in our Northeast Florida community with a combined goal of keeping families together…

Meet our staff: Lisa Killgore

Lisa Killgore has been with the Magnolia Project since March 2017, starting as an outreach specialist and recently promoted to women’s intervention specialist as of June 2018. She is moved…

Request for Proposals: Duval County Healthy Start Services

The Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition is seeking a qualified provider to implement Healthy Start services in Duval County aimed at addressing the region’s infant mortality rate.   Funding of up to…

Request for Proposals: Azalea Project Healthy Start Services

The Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition is seeking a qualified provider to implement Healthy Start services for our Azalea Project aimed at reducing the risk-taking behavior in substance using pregnant…

Make a Difference! Leadership Academy Spring 2019 graduation

Four community residents graduated as part of the Spring 2019 Make a Difference! Leadership Academy on May 30, the eleventh class to finish the program, an initiative of the Magnolia…

Guest Post: A ‘healthy start’ to a career in public health

Mayuri Patel is a Master of Public Health candidate in epidemiology from Benedictine University in Chicago who interned with the Coalition’s Azalea Project throughout the Spring semester of 2019. Mayuri’s…

Meet our staff: Jim Allen

Chief Accountant Jim Allen has worked with the Coalition for almost six years, after working with the agency as a contractor for five years prior to that. Since he is…