Downtown Art Walk

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Wednesday on First Coast Connect we were joined by Jacksonville City Councilmember Anna Lopez Brosche to discuss whether Jacksonville should place a memorial to those lynched in Duval County in Hemming Park.

She also talked about a potential run for mayor (01:20).

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Wednesday on First Coast Connect we spoke with Jacksonville City Councilman Matt Schellenberg about his support of looking into the possibility of privatizing JEA (01:01).

We heard about next week’s Equal Pay Day with Patricia DeWitt, the Public Policy Director for the American Association of University Women. Co Chair of Equal Pay Day Jax Donna Kuldau also joined us (33:15).

Ahead of this year’s Jax Poetry Fest kickoff Wednesday night at the Jacksonville Art Walk we spoke with Executive Director of Hope at Hand Steffani Fletcher (46:00).    

The Downtown Art Walk returns to Jacksonville’s urban core Feb. 1 with a special theme of peace and love. Downtown Vision Inc. CEO says to not be afraid to take part in the Wednesday night event despite recent shootings.

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Jacksonville’s crowd funding festival is back today under a new name and new terms.

Spark Walk is a combination of One Spark and the monthly downtown Art Walk.