Project Amazon Team Tuesdays is back!
May 05, 2021
As Amazon expects dynamic post pandemic business growth, it is on a mission to revitalize the economy by hiring several workers throughout Jacksonville. 

Lowe’s filling more than 550 jobs in Jacksonville
May 03, 2021

Whether you are looking for a part-time job or a full-time career, Lowe’s has an opportunity for you. Lowe’s is gearing up to hire nearly 550 new associates across its Jacksonville stores during the company’s National Hiring Day on May 4. The hiring event will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. No reservation or resumes are required for Lowe’s National Hiring Day, but job seekers can RSVP and learn more about the event by visiting their website here.

October 15, 2020
In an effort to reduce and prevent sex trafficking, Mayor Lenny Curry signs Ordinance 2020-0074-E, sponsored by Councilwoman LeAnna Cumber & City Council Vice President TommyHazouri.
JTA Rideshare ReadiRide
October 15, 2020
ReadiRide, a service offered by the JTA through Owl Inc., provides affordable, on-call transportation to customers in 11 Jacksonville communities. Customers can choose when and where they want to be picked up and dropped off!
Jacksonville Food Pantries
October 15, 2020
There are a number of food banks and pantries located in Jacksonville that provide free food, meals, and other aid to people in need. Some locations also offer additional aid in the form of information, referrals, and contact information to other local assistance programs, including government programs. 
Florida Department of Economic Opportunities Reemployment Assistance
October 15, 2020

Reemployment Assistance benefits are available to Floridians who were negatively impacted and experienced employment loss as a result of COVID-19. Eligible recipients are those who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own, have been quarantined by a medical professional or a government agency, or are caring for an immediate family member who is infected with COVID-19. 

Black Business Loans
October 15, 2020
The Florida  Department of Economic Opportunity and FAMU Federal Credit Union have partnered  to distribute nearly $1.1 Million dollars through the Black Business Loan Program. The program will provide loans to black owned busineses throughout the state of Florida. 
Remembering our History Hansontown
October 06, 2020
Highlights of the rise and fall of a forgotten downtown Jacksonville community: Hansontown.
Amazon Announces 500+ Full-Time Jobs For New Jacksonville Fulfillment Center
September 02, 2020
Amazon announced that it is adding a sixth facility in the Jacksonville that will create more than 500 new full-time jobs. The new fulfillment center is scheduled to open in the fall of 2021. CareerSource of Northeast Florida has partnered with Amazon to fill the positions. 
Wolfburg Fund for Social Justice in Education
June 23, 2020
The Jacksonville Public Education Fund announces the Wolfburg Fund for Social Justice in Education. Brian and Jake Wolfburg established the Fund at JPEF to foster diversity, and equity in Jacksonville public schools.
JTA Receives TOD Planning for North Jacksonville
June 11, 2020
The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) has received a $942,624 grant from the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) to promote Transit Oriented Development projects along the Green Line in North Jacksonville. The Green Line is a part of the JTA’s First Coast Flyer Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) network. , which serves residents, particularly low-income and elderly customers, through several Opportunity Zones.