Mayor to Host Community Conversations to Identify Jacksonville’s Needs

Fulfilling a commitment to convene citizens in a dialogue about discrimination, Mayor Lenny Curry announced today a series of Community Conversations he is hosting over the next several weeks. The first of three sessions will be held Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. at Florida State College at Jacksonville’s downtown campus, located at 501 W. State St.

“In recent years, organizations across the country have been leading discussions and spirited debates about this topic,” said Mayor Lenny Curry. “While there are widespread opinions and thoughts surrounding it, I am most concerned about Jacksonville citizens and commit to learning more to determine local solutions that address local needs.”

Designed to inform and educate the public, the Community Conversations will engage stakeholders in a series of discussions to identify gaps, needs, and opportunities for Jacksonville citizens. Professionals leading or serving businesses, faith communities, and families will share information and experiences with attendees. The general public is invited to attend any of the following sessions:

Nov. 17, 6 p.m.
Supporting the Needs
and Well-Being of Families
FSCJ Downtown Campus – 501 W. State St., Jacksonville, FL 32202

Dec. 3, 6 p.m.
Religious Freedoms,
Thoughts & Beliefs
Edward Waters College Milne Auditorium – 1658 Kings Road, Jacksonville, FL 32209

Dec. 15, 6 p.m.
Understanding the Law & its Effects on Business
Jacksonville University Policy Institute – 2800 University Blvd. N., Jacksonville, FL 32211
For more information contact Marsha Oliver at 630-1891

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