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First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross

10/3/2018: See The Girl; Florida Coastal School Of Law; Pride Parade; Judy Wells

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Wednesday on First Coast Connect ahead of this month’s annual See the Girl Summit we spoke with Dr. Lawanda Ravoira, President and CEO of the Delores Barr Weaver Policy Center, Senior Vice President at the center Vicky Basra and Dr. Maureen Walker who is the keynote speaker at the summit (01:01). 

We heard about some improvements occurring at the Florida Coastal School of Law with Dean Scott DeVito and Dean of Academics Jennifer Reiber (26:29).

This weekend marks the 40th year of Pride celebrations in Jacksonville. The Bank of America  Pride Parade begins 4 p.m. Saturday at Willow Branch Park. We heard about the festivities from Karissa Wade who is this year’s parade grand marshal (34:21).   

Travel blogger Judy Wells told us about her recent trip to Barbados and some of the things the Caribbean Island has to offer (46:00).

Kevin Meerschaert can be reached at kmeerschaert@wjct.org, 904-358-6334 or on Twitter at @KMeerschaertJax.

Kevin Meerschaert has left WJCT for new pursuits. He was the producer of First Coast Connect until October of 2018.