TEDxJacksonville aims to open minds with inspired ideas. We’re a group of volunteers who are licensed by TED to independently organize TED-like events in Jacksonville, Florida. Each year, in the spirit of TED’s mission, Ideas Worth Spreading, we host several TED Talk viewing salons centered around varying themes relevant to our community; we bring the global TED Conference to a local venue by simulcast or livestream; and we produce a live, day-long, 700-person conference in Jacksonville where a diverse roster of speakers are recorded giving the Talk of their lives for submission to TED.com. Why do we do this? Because we believe our city’s greatest assets are the ideas and dreams of its citizenry, and we want to be the platform that gives those ideas and dreams a voice.




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    Recap for Hidden No More: The Immigrants Within Our Community

    With its promise of freedom and potential for unparalleled opportunity, America has been shaped since its inception by immigrants who accept the challenge of building new lives here. Because of war, love, hope, or necessity, each person brings a desire for a better future and......

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    August 19 Salon: Hidden No More

    By 2050, one quarter of Jacksonville’s population will be foreign born. At our next Salon, we’ll examine the city’s changing face and how the contributions of immigrants enrich our community. Jacksonville’s immigrant population has increased steadily since the early 1990s, with significant growth in its European, Latino, and Asian immigrant populations.......