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Community Based Crime Reduction : News

New Town vaccination event brings healthcare to ‘resource desert’
September 01, 2021
The Mayor's Community Based Crime Reduction Program and The New Town Success Zone strives to continue meeting residents' needs in critically important areas, such as housing, education, health services, and food security.
Students of New Town Fully Equipped For Back to School!
August 05, 2021
The Mayor’s Community Based Crime Reduction Program & The New Town Success Zone empowered it's constituents and visitors at their 13th annual Back to School Bash!
New Town Residents Received New Bikes and Helmets at the Mayor's CBCR Program Summer Safety Expo!
July 08, 2021
New Town Residents enjoyed a day full of Education, Giveaways, and Surprises! The Mayor's CBCR, JSO, Celebration Church, New Town Success Zone, and a plethora of volunteers collaborated on this  Community Impact Day event held on the Historic Edward Waters University!
Career Kickoff and Drive-thru Grocery Giveaway was a huge success!
June 11, 2021
Global Employer, Amazon, in partnership with CareeSource Northeast Florida and the Mayor's Community Based Crime Reduction program, hosted a Career Kickoff Hiring Event!
OneCOP Initiative Launches in Jacksonville!
June 10, 2021

Building partnerships between Cops and Communities was the OneCOP Initiative kick-off Luncheon theme held at The Prime Osborn Convention Center hosted by JSO.

Operation Boost program
June 09, 2021
Workforce Industrial Training, LLC is currently providing cost free training as part of the Operation Boost program.

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. 

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. 
July 15, 2020
Mayor Curry speaks on behalf of building a stronger community in Jacksonville.
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The Mayor’s Community Based Crime Reduction Program could not be a success without the support of our Community Partners. We truly appreciate their contributions that provide vital resources and reduce crime in Northwest Jacksonville's most vulnerable neighborhoods.
Visit our Community Partners' websites for more details by clicking on their logos.

The Mayor’s Community Based Crime Reduction Program is governed by the CBCR Steering Committee. 
For more information  please contact the Project Coordinator
Sharon Pennant at