Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Shands Jacksonville Gateway Wellness and Education Center

Shands Jacksonville recently launched a new wellness center inside the Gateway Town Center complex on Norwood Avenue.  War on Poverty-Florida was instrumental in organizing the efforts for a medical pavilion in the center, as part of the Building a Healthy Community initiative.  News from the opening was highlighted in the Florida Times-Union. Link to full article >>
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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Community Action Helping Individuals Prosper

Great op-ed piece in the Florida Times-Union today...
People can't begin to climb out of poverty if they don't know how not to keep digging themselves in deeper - and if they don't know how to use their own assets as a ladder to escape.