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Man Up for Health Summit

Man Up for Health Summit

Web site: http://manupforhealth.eventbrite.com/

A Summit for Boys & Men that encourages healthy lifestyles and healthy choices in diet, sexual relationships,
drug use and exercise. The Healthy Jacksonville Men’s Health Coalition, Inc, will present a program that recognizes the health disparities of men and boys as they mature.

Jacksonville University duo start “GirlTalkJAX” social networking group for local women

Jacksonville University duo start “GirlTalkJAX” social networking group for local women

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- What started out as a class networking project by two Jacksonville University staff members and students is fast becoming a region-wide experiment in the benefits of “girl talk.”

DA Mentoring with Song and Dance

DA Mentoring with Song and Dance

Pictures can be found at: http://photobucket.com/daare

Traditional methods of mentoring do not always apply to encouraging and empowering youth. Sometimes creativity and ingenuity are required to influence and reach young minds. In this age of high tech, high speed, multitasking, academic benchmarks and assessment standards new ways are needed to reach children to influence academic success and social behaviors.

May 24th Teacher Town Hall on WJCT

May 24th Teacher Town Hall on WJCT

The recorded Teacher Town Hall will be shown tonight on WJCT Public Broadcasting at 9pm http://wjct.org/americangraduate/

DCF tests tech at "Food for Florida" mock disaster

DCF tests tech at "Food for Florida" mock disaster

 

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Department of Children and Families employees from all over the state came together in Tallahassee today to test the agency’s “Food for Florida” disaster preparation operations. The program allows DCF to provide emergency food assistance to families in need after a hurricane or another disaster.

Mia Jones; Teen Dating Violence

Mia Jones; Teen Dating Violence

Mia Jones; Teen Dating Violence

Teen Dating and Violence Summit
http://nefhealthystart.org/rep-mia-jones-holding-teen-dating-violence-su...

This is a longer than normal blog, but the subject is very important and a Life and Death issue. The Prom season and summer months there is increased dating by teens. Parents should be talking to their teens about Dating Safety both young men and women. Women particularly because of the increased violence and deaths of young women in our community.