“The spirit of volunteerism is the spirit of service.”
In the spirit of the Kwanzaa principle “UJIMA” (Collective Work and Responsibility) JBCC uses “Grass Roots” as a foundation and “Boots on The Ground” as the execution. JBCC aims to join with and lead the community to successful, solid legacy businesses and neighborhoods. Ujima is our key strategy used to build and maintain our community, and make our sisters’ and brothers’ problems our problems, and solve them together.
Jax black community has spoken and JBCC listened. Use your voice to advocate for change with JBCC on key issues like:
Redlining Food Deserts
Safety Health & Wellness
Redlining. As the legacy descendants of such a historically rich land, it is our innate responsibility to ensure we have a seat at the table of discussion pertaining to OUR neighborhoods legacy.
Food Deserts. Northwest Jacksonville has the largest concentration of 'food deserts" in our city. Who knows best how this happened and has sustainable solutions to bring it to an end; than OUR community themselves. Be apart of the discussions on change with key community leaders and partners with JBCC
Safety. A real concern deserves real attention and execution. The safety for the stakeholders of our community is vital. JBCC believes that as a collective unit with a wholistic approach the viloence and unheard request to City Officials for neighborhood upgrades including better lighting, simple sidewalk repairs etc. will receive desired results.
Health/Wellness. This topic goes beyond putting healthcare facilities in the neighborhood. We need culturally infused health care options with providers that respect US enough to treat the whole person minus systemic bias. JBCC is teaming with health care leaders that respect this and are excited to work towards change.