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Esther Byrd; Climate Correction; Yellow House; Lady Skate Day


Friday, Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed Esther Byrd of Neptune Beach to the state Board of Education. Byrd would join the board pending Senate confirmation. Byrd recently lost a City Council race and continues to face criticism for what some would call “extreme views.”

Guest: AG Gancarski, Florida Politics and Jacksonville Today.

Climate Correction

The Volo Foundation is presenting its 4th annual Climate Correction event this week in Orlando. It's the premier annual conference in the U.S. focused on driving innovative solutions to climate change. This year's event will address food systems that provide solutions.

Guest: Thais Lopez Vogel, co-founder and trustee of the Volo Foundation.

Yellow House

As our country passes the first federal anti-lynching law, Yellow House continues to raise awareness of lynching in Duval County.

Guest: Hope McMath, Yellow House.

Lady Skate Day

Lady Skate Day is a new local nonprofit that seeks to create a safe environment for all skaters. The group is gearing up for its first free summer camp in partnership with other local nonprofits. Donations to support the event can be made here.

Guest: Murphy Williams, Lady Skate Day founder.

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Patrick Cantin is joining WJCT from the University of North Florida as a news intern for the fall 2020 semester.
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