The Emerald Trail has just been an idea for decades now. However, it is finally on its way to becoming a reality, after the City Council approved a plan to build it within the next ten years.
What will this mean for Jacksonville? Kay Ehas CEO, Groundwork Jacksonville, joined us for a closer look.
Sexual Assault Awareness Month
April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. In Northeast Florida, a number of events are planned to drive awareness and action around the issue. Teresa Miles, Executive Director of the Women’s Center of Jacksonville; and Sarah Mannion, Board President, Women’s Center of Jacksonville, joined us with more.
Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day
The University of North Florida will host Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day - which is presented by the Center for the Advancement of Women in Engineering - this Saturday, April 13. Alexandra Schönning, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, UNF, joined us to discuss it in more detail.
The Giving Closet Project
It started out as a small volunteer project conceived by a Jacksonville teacher. But her idea - The Giving Closet Project - really took off, and is now taking clothes, shoes and jackets that were never claimed in school lost-and-founds, and getting them to kids who need them the most. Jennifer Smith, Founder of the nonprofit, joined us for a closer look.