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Safer Together; "Jacksonville Today"; San Marco; Get Smart About Credit Day

Jacksonville City Hall
Brendan Rivers
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WJCT News

Protesters plan to organize at City Hall before next week’s City Council meeting in response to Safer Together falling apart this week. The committee sought to improve relations between law enforcement and the community they serve.

Councilmember Michael Boylan resigned as vice-chair of Safer Together after saying he did not believe activists and police could ever come together. Council President Sam Newby then dissolved the committee, disappointing activists who have been pushing for police reform in Jacksonville.

Guests: 

Jacksonville Today

WJCT Public Media received a $500,000 grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundation. That, along with support from VyStar, Florida Blue, the Community Foundation, and individual donors, contributed to the launch of Jacksonville Today. It is a free newsletter you can receive each day in your inbox, keeping you informed.

Guest: David McGowan, WJCT Public Media president & CEO.

San Marco

In honor of National Community Planning Month, WJCT’s partners at The Jaxson will host a tour of one of Jacksonville’s most famous historic neighborhoods: San Marco. The two-hour walking tour is hosted by Ennis Davis, Billy Delaney and Mike Field.

Guest:  Mike Field, The Jaxson reporter.

Get Smart About Credit Day

Today is Get Smart About Credit Day, and most financial planners agree that knowing your credit score is crucial for managing your economic well-being.

Guest: Joy Bing, VP of consumer lending at Jax Federal Credit Union.

Patrick Cantin can be reached at newsteam@wjct.org or on Twitter.

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