Welcome to Jacksonville Kids Coalition

Founded in late 2001 with the financial support of the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, the Jacksonville Kids Coalition has become a leading voice for the children of Northeast Florida. Dedicated to improving the lives of kids through programming and public advocacy, the Coalition represents over 75 area nonprofits along with other interested individuals committed to the sole purpose of working on behalf of children.

Our mission is to improve the lives of children in Jacksonville and surrounding counties by advocating for public policies that encourage and support effective programming for children.

To learn more about Jax Kids Coalition, click here.

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Upcoming Events

  • Thursday, March 19th, 2015, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    5th Annual Children's Week Advocacy Walk and Resource Fair

    Children’s Week is a celebration of children in the community and an opportunity for 67 counties to come together at the state capital on April 7th to form "One Voice" to support children's issues and advocate for the full spectrum of children's services and needs. Duval County Children’s Week Program will include an advocacy walk, celebration ceremony and Family Resource Fair on Thursday, March 19, 2015.
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  • Tuesday, April 14th, 2014 from 6:00am - 6:00pm
    Children’s Capitol for a Day- Rally in Tally Bus Trip
    The members of the Jacksonville Kids Coalition will be traveling to Tallahassee on Tuesday, April 14th to represent the interests of Jacksonville’s children during the Rally in Tally.  This opportunity will allow us to present our united front, as a voice for those who cannot vote, to the decision-makers at the state level.
    Contact Bob at 296-1055 for more info.
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Consider becoming an organizational member of the Jacksonville Kids Coalition. Currently, membership is complimentary and includes complimentary or discounts to our trainings and events for you or your board. Your organization will also be listed on our website and listed in some of our printed material.

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