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Meet our staff: Alexis Hustus

Alexis Hustus celebrated one year as a family support worker with Healthy Families Jacksonville in February 2020. She joined the team because she loves working with families and children. Her…

AmeriCorps members complete service project for MLK Day

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 20, members participated in a day of service in honor of Dr. King. The members collaborated with the Northwest Jacksonville Community Development…

Fathers recognized at milestone celebration

The Fatherhood PRIDE program recognized 16 dads for completing the program at a February 13th milestone celebration. The event brought together the program graduates, veteran fathers who previously completed the…

I am a Healthy Start Employer: CSX

Congratulations to CSX for receiving certification as a gold-level I am a Healthy Start Employer for creating a culture of health and wellbeing for families in the workplace! The certification is awarded to…

Meet our staff: KaTori Roussel

KaTori Roussel joined the program in July 2019 as program coordinator. Prior to joining the Coalition, KaTori worked for several of our community partners, where she witnessed our work and…

Coalition receives funding from THE PLAYERS Championship

The Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition received a $100,000 grant from the PGA TOUR’s flagship event, THE PLAYERS Championship, to address the area’s high rate of infant mortality. The Coalition…

NEFL Nurse-Family Partnership team recognized for strong performance, outcomes

For first-time mothers, the sight of a nurse on the doorstep after a sleepless night with a newborn can be like a small miracle. The Northeast Florida team has worked…

2020 Philip Gilbert Award Recipient: Peggy Boord

Congratulations to Peggy Boord, recipient of the 2020 Philip Gilbert Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service. The award, given each year, is reserved for a dedicated and passionate volunteer who shares…

2020 Dorothy Wilson Mabry Award Recipient: Laurie Moore

The 2020 Dorothy Wilson Mabry Award in Recognition of Outstanding Accomplishments by a Healthy Start Participant or Grass-Roots Community Leader was presented at the January 2020 Coalition Meeting to ,…

2020 Carol Brady Community Leadership Award Recipient: Mike Clark

Congratulations to Mike Clark, Florida Times-Union Editorial Editor, recipient of the 2020 Carol Brady Community Leadership Award! The award, given each year, recognizes the outstanding efforts and commitment of a…