“The failure of our community to successfully address the longstanding issues of racism, poverty, and socio-economic disparities is killing our babies.” Infant Mortality Study Jacksonville Community Council, Inc. (JCCI) 2008 Join us August 8 – 10 for a free two and a half-day training workshop addressing racism and infant mortality in Duval County. This workshop… Read More
After collecting data and qualitative information from teens themselves, local organizations and best practices from throughout the area, state and country, the is finally moving towards the development of a final plan. Visit our “Tackling Teen Pregnancy” blog to find out how to add your own feedback!
A new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Trust for America’s Health shows obesity is on the rise and tops 30 percent in 12 states. Ten years ago, no state had an obesity rate above 24 percent. The “F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America’s Future 2011” report ranks all 50 states and… Read More
Shands Jacksonville Medical Center has been granted Magnet Recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), an honor granted to only 386 of more than 6,000 U.S. health care organizations. The Magnet Recognition Program was developed by the ANCC to recognize healthcare organizations that provide nursing excellence and to promote successful nursing practices and strategies.… Read More
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 Health Workers from around the state to network and strategize to promote policy and system changes to identify, define and expand employment of Community Health… Read More