Social Justice and Community Investment Committee

A building with a mural with two girls on the front of it. Both are smiling and looking into the sky.
Historic Eastside CDC via Facebook

For the first time, the Jacksonville City Council’s newly installed Social Justice and Community Investment Committee on Monday voted on a bill. 

People holding up a Northside Coalition sign, someone in the back holding up another sign, outside of the courthouse
Sky Lebron / WJCT News

Nine Jacksonville African American Civic and Social Organizations are urging the black members of the City Council to form a Black Caucus to represent underserved communities in the city. 

Mayor Lenny Curry walking in a crowd of people down the street toward the Duval County Courthouse.
Sky Lebron / WJCT News

As Jacksonville officials look for answers and policy changes to address local racial inequality issues, the City Council is forming a new Social Justice and Community Investment Committee.