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October 2020

Civic Engagement Seminar

October 23, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The 2020 Election is upon us. Early voting has begun but youth and first-time voters may still have questions. Join us Friday to engage in a conversation around why voting is important, how to prepare to vote as early as age 16, and the Florida Ballot. On Saturday and Sunday, we'll put our knowledge into action by distributing voter information in two Jacksonville neighborhoods. You can sign up for the canvassing events by clicking the EVENT in the calendar. ALL…

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Voter Education Canvas in North Riverside

October 24, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
230 Heywood Dowling Drive 32204, 230 Heywood Dowling Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32204 United States
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Join the Groundwork Jacksonville as the Green Team put their civic engagement into action by distributing voter information in the North Riverside neighborhood. This event is open to all ages and youth can receive community service hours for attending. We will be meeting at 230 Heywood Dowling Drive 32204. You will need to bring a FILLED reusable water bottle, wear comfortable shoes, and a hat, if necessary. Groundwork will provide: + Water to refill your water bottle + Safety vest…

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Voter Education Canvas in North Springfield

October 25, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
N. Lincoln St. Jacksonville, FL 32206, N. Lincoln St.
Jacksonville, FL 32206 United States
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Join the Groundwork Jacksonville as the Green Team put their civic engagement into action by distributing voter information in the North Springfield neighborhood. This event is open to all ages and youth can receive community service hours for attending. We are meeting on N. Lincoln St. 32206. To navigate there using a GPS, use the address 2429 N. Davis St. 32206. N. Lincoln St. is the first street after the Church on your right side if you are coming from…

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November 2020

Emerald Trail S-Line Rail Link Monthly Clean Up – November

November 14, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
S-Line Rail Trail Under I-95 Overpass Near 2429 N. Davis St., 2429 N. Davis St,
Jacksonville, FL 32209 United States
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Join GWJax and The Sierra Club as we team up to clean up the southern segment of the S-Line Rail Link a 1/2 mile at a time. Monthly Event the Second Saturday of each month from 9 AM – 12 PM Visit our Facebook Page for more details and to sign up.

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Racial Equity Series: Bias in Healthcare

November 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual

Systemic racism is a real threat to the health of our communities. Racism and other social determinants of health result in higher rates of illness and death among members of racial and ethnic minority groups, as evidenced through COVID-19. Jacksonville Nonprofit Hospital Partnership(JHP), a partnership between Ascension St. Vincent's, Baptist Health, Brooks Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic Florida and UF Health Jacksonville, is committed to being part of the solution and has developed the Racial Equity Conference series to increase awareness and…

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VyStar Emerald Trail 5K

November 21, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
$35

The inaugural VyStar Emerald Trail 5K presented by JTC Running and 1st Place Sports will give runners, walkers and cyclists an up-close look at multiple points of interest along the future LaVilla Link and S-Line Rail Link segments of the Emerald Trail. All proceeds from this event benefit Groundwork Jacksonville, the City’s nonprofit partner in building the Emerald Trail and restoring McCoys Creek and Hogans Creek. The Emerald Trail is a 30-mile urban trail and linear park system that will connect…

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Monthly Hogans Creek Clean Up – November

November 21, 2020 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Intuition Ale Works, 929 E Bay St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202 United States
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Join GWJax, Keep Jacksonville Beautiful and other local organizations in a cleanup along Hogans Creek to help this troubled tributary of the St. Johns River and beautify the Historic Springfield neighborhood. Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear closed toe shoes, long pants and a hat as well as bring a reusable water bottle. We will supply gloves, trash bags and water. All we need is you and two hours of your time.…

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December 2020

Racial Health Equity Series

December 10, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual

Achieving Equity in Health Care

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Emerald Trail S-Line Rail Link Monthly Clean Up – December

December 12, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
S-Line Rail Trail Under I-95 Overpass Near 2429 N. Davis St., 2429 N. Davis St,
Jacksonville, FL 32209 United States
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Monthly Hogans Creek Clean Up – December

December 19, 2020 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Hogan’s Creek, 314 Palmetto St
Jacksonville, FL 32206 United States
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Join GWJax, Keep Jacksonville Beautiful and other local organizations in a cleanup along Hogans Creek to help this troubled tributary of the St. Johns River and beautify the Historic Springfield neighborhood. Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear closed toe shoes, long pants and a hat as well as bring a reusable water bottle. We will supply gloves, trash bags and water. All we need is you and two hours of your time.…

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