‘Music is for everyone’: Sensory-friendly concert lets students with intellectual differences enjoy classical tunes
The North Florida School of Special Education banded together with the Civic Orchestra of Jacksonville to host the inaugural Sensory Sensitivity concert, a free outdoor sensory-friendly event.
Despite facing setback from fire in 2021, historic Black church in Clay County rebuilds from ground up
After making a vow to rebuild a historic Black church in Orange Park from the rubble that was left after a devastating fire, St. Simon Baptist Church members are finally breaking ground on a new building.
‘We had to leave all we had’: Family recounts ‘terrifying’ escape from war-torn Ukraine
Ukraine refugees Surkhrab Niyazov, his wife, Inna, and their children visited The Morning Show studios on Saturday to share their story and spread the word about how they were helped by a local organization: Catholic Charities.
‘Representation matters’: Husband, wife attorney team want boutique firm to inspire next generation
Black attorneys make up only 5% of the U.S. population, according to the American Bar Association. One Jacksonville law firm is working to change the narrative and inspire others to get into the legal field while also working to make a difference in their community.
UNF students rally to support DEI programs in face of DeSantis’ pledge to block them
Gov. Ron DeSantis is moving to block public funding for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programs at state colleges and universities. He argues that these initiatives are purely ideological and need to be dismantled.In response, students at several institutions, including the University of North Florida, are planning to push back.
‘You’re helping somebody through it’: Justice Coalition has new executive director
Jacksonville’s top victim and survivor support group, the Justice Coalition, has a new executive director. Robert Bracewell took on the role after its former executive director stepped aside last month, and one of his goals is to make the coalition more visible in the community.