Phasing out septic tanks, the development of the Shipyards, and a federal vaccine site opening at Edward Waters College are among some of the current issues in Jacksonville.
Jacksonville City Council President Tommy Hazouri joined us to discuss all of this and more, including calls for Duval Democratic Party Chairman Daniel Henry to step down.
Free VPK Enrollment
Voluntary pre-K enrollment (VPK), a free early learning program that the state of Florida offers, is currently underway. Studies have shown that early learning has a real difference in children’s brain development and academic performance over time. Denise Marzullo, CEO of the Early Learning Coalition of Duval elaborated.
DCPS & Black History Month
Emily Bloch, who covers education for the paper wrote the story and joined us for a closer look.
Unsung COVID Leaders
Leadership Jacksonville is hosting its annual award show, honoring leaders in the community virtually this year. This year, they are recognizing “Unsung COVID Leaders.” The deadline to nominate someone who should be recognized for their efforts of helping others during the pandemic is March 5. Jill Dame, CEO of Leadership Jacksonville joined us with more.
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