About this Study

Jacksonville Community Council Inc. (JCCI) is completing its latest community inquiry, Children 1-2-3: Early Learning for Future Success. This community engagement process has been examining the question, "How can Jacksonville best foster early learning success for children from birth to age 3 in our community?" Over the course of the process (October 2011 through April 2012), the meeting schedule, meeting summaries, key handouts and relevant articles have all been posted here. To find out more, please email tonia@jcci.org.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Frameworks Institute Kickoff: Monday, April 30


You are invited to the kickoff meeting on Monday, April 30th at the Jacksonville Children's Commission (1095 A. Philip Randolph, Jacksonville, 32209) from 11:00am - 12:30pm.  This meeting will be the kickoff to the Frameworks Institute reframing project on child health in Jacksonville, and we'd love your input on how we can maximize the project in our community.

Frameworks Institute, a research and brand company out of Washington, D.C., will be facilitating discussion.  The mission of Frameworks is to "advance the nonprofit sector's communications capacity by identifying, translating and modeling relevant scholarly research for framing the public discourse about social problems".  For more information about Frameworks and their unique process, visit their website:

If you can attend the meeting, please click here to register: http://npc.nonprofitctr.org/shell/events.asp?eid=1631.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

FrameWorks Institute - Brain Development

The mission of the FrameWorks Institute is to advance the nonprofit sector's communications capacity by identifying, translating and modeling relevant scholarly research for framing the public discourse about social problems. For more information visit the FrameWorks web at www.frameworksinstitute.org





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Friday, April 6, 2012

Children 1-2-3 Results Luncheon: June 22

Join us for the Children 1-2-3 Results Luncheon
Keynote Speakers:
Roy Miller
President & Founder, The Children's Campaign
&
Peter Gorski, MD
Chief Health and Child Development Officer, The Children’s Trust
Friday, June 22, 201211:30 am Registration, 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm LunchSchultz Center for Teaching and Leadership
4019 Boulevard Center Drive, Jacksonville
Tickets Available Now!: $250 - Corporate Table, $25 - General Admission, $20 - JCCI Members
For information about participating in the Task Force charged with
advocating the results of phase 1, please contact Steve Rankin at steve@jcci.org.

Study: Candidates, Media Ignore Kids Issues

Do children have any political clout? A study reveals how little politicians discuss children's issues, despite their making up a significant portion of the population. JCCI's Children 1-2-3 volunteer Roy Miller comments about the need for this to change.
http://jaxdailyrecord.com/showstory.php?Story_id=536123

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Movement and Brain Development

Tummy Time is vital, but movement is significant to many aspects of brain development. Learn more here:

http://www.themlrc.org/enewsletter/feb2008/0108movement.htm