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“Fear Less” TEDxJacksonville Conference Recap

I have watched the all-volunteer TEDxJacksonville team work on the “Fear Less” conference for the last 10 months. From our annual retreat out on Big Talbot Island last January, where we chose this year’s conference theme, to this past weekend at the Florida Theatre, when all...

Prejudice & John Phillips

Prejudice & John Phillips

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal . . ..” But do we really believe that? Phillips submits that the hypocrisy uttered in this line has not changed much since 1776. Not when slavery was abolished in 1865. Not...

Catalyst Salon Recap: What is Jacksonville’s Identity?

At a special Catalyst Salon held March 16th, participants worked to identify the challenges Jacksonville faces in promoting positive change that advances our community.  Four key concerns were discussed: the lack of a compelling civic narrative or “brand” identity for the city; how divisive politics...