Salons

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Join Us for Our April 16th Salon on Aging

America is aging rapidly. What does this mean in a 21st-century society? By 2030, the U.S. population over age 65 is expected to exceed 88 million people. That’s twice as many as today. Yet, as a nation, we are woefully unprepared to address the challenges—much less take...

Mental Health Talk at TEDxJacksonville

A Brain Dump from Out of Your Mind, a TEDxJacksonville Salon

“Out of Your Mind” was a TEDxJacksonville Salon on mental health for the Northeast Florida community. The event sold out in less than a week, proving that these conservations are critical and that Jacksonville is ready to eliminate the shame and silence that some still associate...

6 Ideas worth spreading from TEDxTuesdays at the Cummer "Women Kicking Ass"

6 Ideas Worth Spreading from “Women Kicking Ass”

"Women Kicking Ass” was our final salon in the TEDxTuesdays series the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens.   Here are 6 ideas worth spreading, out of the many presented Tuesday evening. Men and women are judged through different lenses. There’s a word for “Bossy” in almost every language for...

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“What is Good Governance?” Ben Warner

Ben Warner (@BenWarner) is the President & CEO of Jacksonville Community Council Inc. (JCCI).  On May 9th Ben Warner tackled the topic “What is Good Governance?”. Local government must often make decisions on multifaceted issues, and those choices have substantial implications for our community. But when those choices are...