World Prematurity Day

Jack and Jill of America encourages all to join with the March of Dimes and parent groups and organizations in countries around the world to raise awareness about premature birth and how it can be prevented.

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Jack and Jill congratulates Greater Ft. Lauderdale Chapter member, Dr. Roslyn Artis who became the first female president of Florida Memorial University, an HBCU in Miami Gardens, Florida.

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Get Out And Vote!

November 4th is Election Day. Make sure to exercise your constitutional right and vote!


Jack and Jill is proud of its relationship with the Historically Black Colleges and Universities across the nation. A presidential proclamation recently established HBCU Week. We continue to support these important institutions of higher learning and encourage our youth to do the same.

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Strong Start for America's Children Act

The Children's Defense Fund is excited to announce the introduction of the Strong Start for America’s Children Act.

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Alumni Spotlight

Amanda Washington is a Master’s degree candidate at Columbia University Teachers College (Education Policy) and an intern with the White House Initiative for Educational Excellence for African Americans.

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Member Spotlight

Gina F. Adams is Corporate Vice President for Government Affairs at FedEx Corporation. As a lawyer and the company's top lobbyist, she works on global commerce and transportation issues.

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Deconstructing Race

We are extremely proud to partner with the Deconstructing Race Project in collaboration with The Calhoun School and Michelle Alexander, author of “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.”

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Power to Make a Difference

As a complement to the programming delivered at the chapter level, the National Programmatic Thrust focuses on initiatives that will equip our members and youth with the power to make a difference in our chapters, communities and in the lives of children around the country.

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About Us

Jack and Jill of America is a membership organization of mothers with children ages 2-19, dedicated to nurturing future African-American leaders by strengthening children through leadership development, volunteer service, philanthropic giving and civic duty.

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Remembering Carole Robertson

Jack and Jill remembers Carole Robertson and the victims of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing on September 15, 1963 in Birmingham, Alabama. We pay tribute to the many leaders who fought and died for the civil rights we have today.

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"The Power to Make a Difference"